A parent crystalized a thought in my mind yesterday. She said that tennis coaches put too much emphasis on fun and not enough on learning in lessons. In my later more mature years I have learned to pay attention to the wisdom of parents – they do after all have the greatest investment in their child’s development
Everyone’s a Winner!
Freddie’s mum came to pick him up after the tournament. “How did he go,” she asked. Freddie had won 1 and lost 2, one of these very narrowly and really enjoyed the event and playing with his mates and becoming a better competitor. “Does he get a trophy or something?” Urgh! This is a growing trend, everyone’s