How to “stick out” during tryouts
October 22, 2016
- Hustle. Almost every coach will have conditioning during tryouts. Show the coach that you are in shape and don’t give up during sprints.
- Talk during drills. The more you talk on defense and offense, the more you will catch the attention of the coach. Show that you have a high basketball I.Q. Show that you can be a leader.
- Get along with your teammates. This may seem like a silly thing, but the more you talk to all the girls (at all levels) shows that you can work with your team.
- Be a leader. If you do something tough, finish the drill and tell the other girls trying out, “good job.” If there is a girl who is struggling, give her encouragement. The University of Florida has a program over the power of touch. The basis of this course is that human contact with your teammates is more meaningful than talk. Slap hands after a drill, extend your hand to a girl who falls down.