The Role of Parents in the Training of Beginner Tennis Players


  • Cyril Genevois



Tennis 10s, Initial training, Parental involvement, Parents/child relationship


This article focuses on the role of parents during the first development phase of the player towards high-performance. It is based on a scientific literature review correlated with the personal experience of the author as an expert in training young beginner players. Throughout the early development phase, parental behaviour can greatly influence long term development in either a positive or negative fashion. Research will be discussed in line with this suggestion.


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How to Cite

Genevois, C. (2011). The Role of Parents in the Training of Beginner Tennis Players. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 19(55), 37–39.




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