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  • Code of Conduct for Children

    CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CHILDREN

    All junior members are required to abide by the following Code of Conduct.

    • Play fairly and have fun.
    • Abide by the rules set down by team managers when travelling to away events.
    • Behave in a manner that avoids bringing the game of tennis into disrepute.
    • Respect officials and accept their decisions.
    • Talk to one of the Children’s Officers if I have concerns.
    • Respect opponents and always shake hands at the end of a match.
    • Use my best efforts in competitive matches.
    • Refrain from the use of bad language and inappropriate gestures.
    • Refrain from ball/racquet abuse.
    • Refrain from the use of coaching during competition.
    • Never use unfair or bullying tactics to gain advantage on or off the court.
    • Never use bullying tactics to isolate another player.
    • Never pass on gossip about another player or adult.
    • Never make false allegations about another player or adult.
    • Never keep secrets about anyone who has caused me harm.
    • Win with grace and lose with dignity.

     

    The undertaking to abide by and support the club’s Child Protection Policy given by the parent/legal guardian of junior members is deemed to be agreement on the part of the junior member to abide by this Code of Conduct