The tennis season is twelve months of the year with players training and competing every week. But when do our junior players get to rest?
Is tennis the toughest sport to play? Can you think of another sport that has a season as long, where players compete in so many matches and where games can go on for hours and hours?
For many years the number of children attending tennis coaching sessions has been far greater than the number of children playing competitions. Tennis coaching has become the activity rather than tennis itself.
The tennis road is long and complicated but how can we ensure that our junior players stay the course and get to experience everything the sport has to offer?