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The Coach In My Daughter's Tennis Match

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It was during my daughter's tennis match where I found myself part of the coachable moment! Being a new parent to tennis, I quickly found out that I can't coach my daughter from the sidelines as I had done in the past when she played soccer. According to Tennis Rule #31 Coaching - "it is prohibited from coaching to take place during a match. Any and all coaching advice that is to take place at the end of a game can only come from the coach on the court." This was a great reminder that the best time for coaching is NOT when our teenagers (kids) are in the middle of a game, but rather off the court. After my ego got over the fact I can't coach my daughter during a tennis match, I began to think that this is a great rule that more sports
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