Try these [tag]free youth basketball coaching tips[/tag] with your team. As we all know they need to run a lot to get into shape and conditioned. Most of the time they do not like to run. But they love to shoot free throws.
Have all your [tag]basketball[/tag] players line up and each player gets to shoot 2 shots. When they miss one that adds 1 to their list. If they make one that takes away. However many they end up with they run that many suicides. If they end up with a negative number (which isn’t very often, the other coach and myself run that many.
It really gets them to work hard because they like to see the [tag]basketball coach[/tag] run! I usually will run with them every now and then. They really like that also. Sometimes when I am running with them after a few I will say, “okay whoever can beat me this next time can sit out”. If it looks like they are trying really hard I will let them win.