The guide to becoming a champion tennis parent : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
This manual provides recommendations for tennis parents who want to become champions at their great responsibility of guiding their children to success. In this manual, the three problem areas of junior tennis are addressed. To solve these current problems of pushy parents, hot tempers, and tennis burnout, suggestions are made which result in the utilization of effective communication. Along with the discussion on the problems and solutions of junior tennis competition, a detailed analysis explains the characteristics of both good and bad tennis parents. In this analysis, guidelines are suggested for tennis parents to enable them to become the champion parents which they desire to be. Lastly, this manual should be used by tennis parents to nurture their children's interest in tennis enabling them to enjoy the sport for the rest of their lives.