A Parent’s Guide to Dealing with Crazy Parents

I’ve previously described some nightmare scenarios when it comes to parents on the sideline at youth basketball games. I truly believe that most parents are well-intentioned, but just get caught up in the moment and don’t truly consider the impact they are having on their kids or the other parents around them. Today I want to present some practical solutions for what you can do as a youth sports parent when it seems that everyone around you has gone crazy.

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Drill: 1-on-1 Fast Break

This drill is used to help players learn techniques for getting by a lone defender who is protecting the basket at game speed. Coaches can also use this drill to help players develop good defensive habits when they are the only defender. The players will have lots of fun with this drill as it promotes head-to-head competition.

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