Should I Quit Basketball?
Okay, so i’ve been playing on school teams since i was in the 7th grade. Now im on the JV team at my high school and it’s like our highschool coaches made basketball not fun anymore. I’m not the only one of the team who feels this way, but my mom keeps telling me to quit. She keeps telling me how it gets in the way of my academics (in which it does). I mean it just has been tough, like our coaches run us for every little mistake, it’s like we have a punishment for every little thing, and that punishment are sprints. It’s just not fun anymore, I hate that we have to run for EVERYTHING. Idk and when our coaches are the main one’s talking about academics come first, they don’t let us go to tutoring some days at practice. We have to go on our OWN time to tutoring, but how do we find that time when we mostly have practice and games to cover our schedules EVERY week. I honestly don’t want to sound like im complaining about everything, it’s just i’ve come to the point where i need to make a choice on if i should play or not next year. Plus we have a new coach, and i think she has no faith in me what so ever. I used to have a lot of playing time last year, and other past years. Now its like I don’t even matter. My teammate even told me that our coach (under her breath) said “she isn’t going to go in anyways” to the other coaches…referring to me. I need some advice…
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