Fundamental skills are the proverbial "tree falling in the forest" if they are not developed in context of a team. If a team has individuals of varying degrees of commitment levels, the result can be frustrating for all.
- Trust: In any youth sport, teams will exist with players who have varying degree of skill levels.
- Motivation: Encouraging the development of teammates can have more of a positive influence coming from peer than coming from a coach.
- Support: A team environment will have its share of ups and downs.