How to Balance Development and Fun in Coaching

Youth Basketball Coaching

We all want out kids to become the best basketball players they can be.

But, it can be difficult to figure out how to balance the teaching that needs to occur to make them better, with the fun they need to keep playing the game.

This little article has some tips to help you keep that balance.


Mix up your basketball drills on a regular basis to keep the material fresh and fun for your players. If a player has to do the same thing everyday they are going to get bored and turned off to it, but if they are constantly doing new drills it is fun and exciting and they are also getting better. Players learn and develop at a different pace so don’t stress perfection or mastering something, stress effort.

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