Originally Posted by ga tennis
Im a prime example of what not to do with social comparisons. I look at some of these kids my daughter losses to and ask myself WTH!!!!! A good friend of mine sent me a message this morning that i really liked. Her message said (Its not a race. Doesnt matter what happens at 11. Ingraining the right fundamentals is key. The tree with the deepest strongest roots is the one that reigns supreme in the forrest,not the one that grows the fastest.) What a GREAT way to look at it. THANKS!!!
Good stuff, I tell parents, you want them to win now and lose later, or lose some now and win a lot later. Let their games build and build, layer upon layer, she will be so strong when she 14+. The dink and dunkers, moonballers, etc., just disappear as they get older.