Performance > Parents' Group

Our Parents Group is headed Up by Laura Marks.

The group aims:

  1. To provide Feedback and Insight into the Middlesex Tennis Performance Programme
  2. Suggest and organise social gatherings
  3. Attract and build a bank of parents to be involved in volunteering capacities as they arise

For more info email parents@middlesextennis.org.uk

Workshops for Parents

Insights into US College System - Click here to sign up

Pippa Lane from Stars and Stripes Tennis Recruitment talks Middlesex Parents and Players through US College Options, and the application process.

Parents of any aged player And Players aged 13-18 are encouraged to sign up and attend.

Wednesday 7th October 7.30 pm ON ZOOM

Parent-Player Mental Skills Series

Session 1. Exploring Expectations (Understanding what tennis asks of us mentally, and using this knowledge to set and communicate realistic expectations around training/competition)
Session 2 + 3. Navigating Nerves (Part 1/ Part 2) (Nailing pre-match prep to get in the mindset to perform and expanding your mental toolbox of strategies for during matches)
Session 4. Conquering Confidence (Where does confidence come from and how can we help ourselves maximize and maintain it) Across the series I’ll be encouraging parents and players to be curious about the way their minds work and to communicate openly and honestly around the psychological demands often is as they go on the journey together. 
£15.00 per session

Optimal Competition Parenting Workshop

LTA workshop developed with Loughborough University.
The Role of Parents in competition, Communicating with your child before, during and after competition and managing emotional demands of competition.

Nurturing your Child’s Psychosocial Skills through Tennis

LTA Parent webinar. A follow up to Optimal Competition Parenting, this aims to further develop parents knowledge and Roles through the 5C's framework.