Kw-logo-holiday

Basketball Team Bonding :: Quiz the Coach

Question by CaptainConfused


So, I am the captain of a JV girl's basketball team this year. It's all 9th Graders except for two 10th graders. The problem is that we don't bond very well as a team and I think it is affecting the way we play together when game time comes. Any ideas on what I can do for the team as the captain? There are certain limits because of the amount of people we have (13).


Basketball Bull's Eye

You hit the bull’s eye ConfusedCaptain… nothing is more important than team chemistry in the game of basketball. Let’s brainstorm all the different ways to bring your team closer together.


Need to be Natural

First of all, it’s really important to not force anything. Don’t have a meeting announcing that you want to bring the team closer together. Sincere friendship only happens naturally when you spend time together.


Common Interests

Team Track SuitsTeam Track Suits

You need to find out what your teammates like to do besides basketball, and then organize something casual that you can invite your teammates to attend… like:


  • Going out for pizza
  • Going to a movie (Oooh, and bonus if it’s about basketball!)
  • Going to the pool
  • Working out at a gym
  • Going on a hike
  • Go Shopping

Take a Trip

Car WashCar Wash

In my days of playing school sports, I found the best way for the team to bond is actually by entering a fun tournament where you travel to another city. You can have fundraisers and events to make money for the trip. If you’re lucky enough to do this, it will be so much fun for you and your teammates to travel on a bus together, share hotel rooms together, and try to win the tournament.


Related Stories
>

readers voted!

Comments

sopygirl67

sopygirl67 wrote:

i hate basketball
commented: Sun May 26, 2013

;TheGreatOneIsHere
It's the truth
commented: Tue May 21, 2013

hugebear

hugebear wrote:

this ^^
commented: Tue May 21, 2013

there are 46 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

What basketball skill is most valuable?
  • Dribbling
  • Shooting
  • Passing
  • Dunking

related stories

Micro_a micro
Question by CaptainConfused: So, I am the captain of a JV girl's basketball team this year. It's ...
Micro_a micro
Marcus Jordan is the son of the greatest basketball player ever to play the game… Michael Jordan....
Micro_l micro
Ebay is showing record sales for #6 Miami Heat jersies. Meanwhile dumpsters in Cleveland are over...

Sports in the forums

PrincessAmelia
Lionel Messi!  HE PLAYS SO NICE...[though I was very sad when Argentina lost World Cup by, 1-0. But when I recalled how Argentina won by, 1-7 in Brazil vs Argentina, I was a bit happy...:)]
reply 1 day
lnwpen88
lnwpen88 posted in Dance:
Breakdance, you can post about all the latest dance style.
reply 2 days
ds8kw
My favorite football team is the Giants!! :angel they are doing sooooo bad this season but i still love them!!!  :angel
reply 3 days
blackveilbrides15
I like cheerleading  friend 
reply 6 days
nadialovesyou123
sort of not really
reply 7 days

play online games

Hour-of-code-tumb

Codey the troll is lost! Help him avoid obstacles and get back into the computer...

Candy-quest-feature

Your troll is lost! Help it avoid obstacles and get back into the computer.

Fo...

Dragon-dash

Your dragon must return to guard the treasure! Help it gather lost coins and avo...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properties to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be r...

1005_cc_kidz_100x100_vlh

Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

_thumb_100x100

Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...

Frostbox_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...