Always be a good sport...
It's my first day at conditioning training. Coach sets the tone by ordering everyone to run a "suicide". A "Suicide" is a conditioning drill: you start at the baseline, run to the first free throw line, tap the line with your hand and run back to the baseline. Then run to the half court line. Tap and return to the baseline. Next run to the far free throw line. Tap and return to the baseline. Finally, run to the far baseline. Tap and return to the starting baseline.
“Go!” Coach orders. We sprint a "suicide". “Go!”. Sprint. “Go!”. Sprint. “Go!”. Sprint. “Go!”. Sprint.
“Coach...I need to go to the bathroom”. I meekly look down at the ground, hoping he will oblige me. Honestly, I don't need to use the toilet. I’m undoubtedly embarrassing myself, but it’s worth it! Anything to stop this incessant running..
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