The brilliant idea backfired spectacularly. It wasn't a three minute assessment. It lasted nearly an hour. Fortunately I got away with it as the girls more or less occupied the boy for about 45 minutes while I ran around with a few people who were more adept than me.
Alain said he'd call me. But will he?
Oh the angst.
But this being tennis, it's only up to a point so to speak. The children didn't cause havoc in the club house.
So even if the backhand is deeply dodgy, there's something going right somewhere.