Parents have an extremely influential role to play in their child's tennis experience, whatever the level of their involvement.
This area will provide you with some techniques and information to help you support your child to the best of your ability.
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Balancing training and education is crucial to ensure that your child keeps all of his or her options open, but it can be difficult to get the proportions right.
This section will offer you some information on the different options available to you and your tennis-playing child.
The amount and type of training and competing that your child does at different stages in their tennis development can have a big impact on their success as a player.
Find out how much your child should be playing each week when they are starting out, or progressing to new levels, and how to manage this.
The behaviour of both your child and the people they play is often something which can provoke high emotions in the players and in yourselves as parents.
This area suggests some ways of dealing with the more common behavioural problems which arise.
Find information on the supervision of children at tennis venues including the age up to which children should be supervised by a parent, carer or guardian.
Unsupervised Children Guidance
Supporting parents is an important area for the LTA and one that is a priority focus for the next year. Half of parents were happy with LTA resources, access to training and availability of competitions but less happy with the opportunities for talent spotting.
Parents also fedback that they would like more information on the LTA player development structure and the funding of performance players.
Improvements are going to be made to the support received by parents and resources will be developed to provide parents with more information, whatever their level of involvement.
Feedback from parents is invaluable so please email info@LTA.org.uk with any further feedback.