It’s hard for kids (and parents) to know when they will move to a new age group and ball colour. In the U.K. mini-tennis age groups (red, orange, green) are aligned to the LTA’s tennis seasons.
A lot of parents are confused about the different grades of tournament available for kids to register in. It can be hard to know which tournament is the right one for your child, what determines whether your child will be accepted and the rewards for performance at the event. i2c’s Head of Performance coaching, Adam Wharf, explains the ins and outs of tournaments in the UK.
With Wimbledon just around the corner we decided that it’s time for a Wimbledon Word Search! How many words can you find? If you get stuck, we’ve put the solutions at the bottom of this page… no peeking!!! Wimbledon Word Search SOLUTIONS
We’ve all seen them, those kids who don’t know how to lose – the dreaded tantrum thrower. Parents are embarrassed, many coaches look the other way, opponents get upset. What is the answer?
A frustrating aspect of tournaments, for both parents and players, can be waiting around between matches. If you’ve taken your child to tournaments before then you will know that at some point, your child will need to re-prepare ahead of their next match; preparation is key. So how do you know if there will be breaks and how can you prepare for them?