I’m torn on this particular topic. Oddly, some of my fondest memories are the endless sprints that I ran with my teammates while our coach yelled at us. It created a great “us” versus “him” mentality, bringing the team together. That being said, I am personally against punishment running at the youth level.
For me the youth level ends at the Junior Varisty or U15 travel teams. I think the players at these levels can respond to punishment running for two ...Continue Reading →