A Letter from a Kid to Tennis Parents

As a de facto coach and tennis parent I always see crazy tennis parents behave in strange matters when their kids play. Yelling, calling balls out, trying to coach, not talking to others etc. Last Sunday, I sat next to … Continue reading

What Is The Biggest Challenge Tennis Coaches Face These Days When Working with Kids?

What is the biggest challenge tennis coaches face these days when working with kids? For many it seems tennis parents are the ‘problem’ in kids sport. But are they really? Could it maybe be, that in a lot of cases, … Continue reading

What is the Number One Thing in Coaching Young Tennis Players?

When it comes to coaching young tennis players, don’t lose track of what the number one thing is a tennis coaches responsibility isn’t just about the skills and drills. With kids, It’s a responsibility of the tennis coach to be teaching … Continue reading

The Parent Is the Key to the Tennis Success of a Kid

The Parent Is the Key to the Tennis Success of a Kid The key to the tennis success of a kid, is the parent, and I can tell you most are doing a poor job. In the triangle (coach, kid, … Continue reading

Tennis Parents and Development of a Tennis Player

Tennis parents, don’t tell me you’re all about ‘development’ for your child, when your biggest concern is if little Johnny will be tired from training for his matches this weekend. If you are development minded and truly understand the journey, … Continue reading