Arhive tag: tips for coaching kids

Must read for tennis parents

All Sports Parents Must Read this Three interesting things college and elite athletes list as their worst memories playing sports growing up: 1. What was your worst experience as a child playing sports?The drive back from a game/match. My parent/s wanting to talk about it and ‘get into it’. 2. Who did you enjoy most being present at […]

How to help your child develop better as a tennis player

There is advice for tennis parents who want their kids to become tour professionals as soon as possible. Parents and tennis players need to remember that the real success in tennis not how kids play in age 6-14.  Times when 12 years old tennis players won Junior Grand Slam (Martina Hingis), 16 years old Olympic […]

Tennis advice for parents

Junior tennis players are influenced by the actions, opportunities and feedback received from their parents. It is sometimes difficult for tennis parents to know what and how they should communicate with their child to best support them. This article will help give some advice on the best way to help your tennis junior so that […]

The top 5 big no’s of tennis parenting

  The 5 Top Things Sport Parents Do that Can Make their Kids Drop Out of Sport Parents have a huge impact on how their child or children feel about sports. It’s not easy being a parent to a sports child, as we only want the best for them. Sometimes emotions can take over as […]

10 tips for coaching kids

1) Keep it fun. 2) Keep a good level of discipline. 3) Mix it up in your sessions so that kids stay interested. 4) Teach sportmanship and fairplay as these will not only help your students in tennis, but also in life. 5) Comparing kids with eachother is one of the worst things you can […]