How to Handle Cheaters

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This video show the best way to deal with cheaters and how to call a line judge.

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  1. CINDY FORTH
    April 27, 2015 at 11:53 am · Reply

    For High School Tennis, since there are no line judges, can a coach be called over to watch? Is a coach allowed to officiate in this type of situation?

    • Jorge Capestany
      April 27, 2015 at 6:16 pm · Reply

      My understanding is it depends on various State Rules. In Michigan where I live, I have seen both coaches come and watch the court t it gets bad enough. That way the players and parents will not freak out the only one coach is there. I think he key is to keep things calm and civil vs what i usually see which is anger and hysteria.

  2. Cristy
    October 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm · Reply

    What do you do if your opponent is cheating and there is no lines judge available?

    • Jorge Capestany
      October 15, 2014 at 8:38 pm · Reply

      That is one of the tough situations with our sport., Every other sport has officials taking care of that sort of problem. The only solution is to continue playing and ask for a line judge again, but you probably will not get one. I know of some parents filmed the match to prove how bad it was. You need to be careful when doing this because the other player or parent may freak out and there may be some rules against filming other kids.. There are no great solutions to the situation you are describing

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