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"Here's a book every parent and coach will want for the tennis kid in their lives."
PAM SHRIVER, professional tennis player, ESPN/CBS television analyst, and tennis hall of famer
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Raising Big Smiling Tennis Kids shows how you can raise your tennis kid
successfully, while avoiding the pitfalls. After all, your kid has afforded you one chance to get it right.
* the best age to get your kid started in tennis
* how to motivate kids to go back, practice after practice
* when to focus exclusively on tennis
* save on lessons, find scholarships and sponsors
* how to pursue a career in professional tennis
* gain insight into tennis organizations and agents
* have fun along the way at the best tennis camps and resorts.
Meet The Author
Keith Kattan is an avid tennis player and father of a passionate tennis kid. He spent years observing the on and off court development of junior tennis players. This book is the result of his extensive research and first-hand experience. He and his wife now divide time raising their son, a rambunctious lab and helping build a tennis community in their neck of the woods.
What Others Are Saying “An invaluable head start for any parent or coach guiding the development of a young tennis player.”
“Tennis provides a healthy lifetime activity the whole family can play together that teaches many valuable lessons. Here’s a book every parent and coach will want for the tennis kid in their lives.”
PAM SHRIVER, professional tennis player, television analyst, and tennis hall of famer
TONY LANCE, TENNIS magazine
“An invaluable head start for any parent or coach guiding the development of a young tennis player.”
“An excellent book for parents who want to get their children into tennis, I wish I had this book when I was a kid myself! As someone who has grown up with tennis as part of my life, I could have used a lot of this information.”
ANDRE CHRISTOPHER, TENNIS WEEK magazine
“Kattan's super-organized book offers readers a step-by-step program of how to take a young child from the novice level to the pros or into a career in the tennis business.”
INSIDE TENNIS magazine
“Raising Big Smiling Tennis Kids will help parents allow their children to play tennis for a lifetime. Very helpful.”
PETER BURWASH, founder of PBI - the world’s largest tennis management company, and author of Tennis for Life
“I want to tell you that your approach to this is one that I would and should follow to give my kids the best.”
KEITH ADAMS, tennis-teaching professional
“A must read for any parent. Highly relevant and timely.”
SEAN BRAWLEY, former player on the professional tennis tour who coaches athletes in tennis, football, and baseball
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