About Basketball in Japan
INTERVIEW WITH YUZUKI ISHIZAKA AND KO ISHIMIZU
After an interview with the head coach, Sakai Yoshiyuki, in this article we would like to introduce Kokugakuin Kugayama High School Basketball Team. Therefore, we discussed with two of the team’s ambitious players – Yuzuki Ishizaka, and Ko Ishimizu, the team captain.
Q: How old are you?
Q: What other hobbies have you got besides playing basketball?
Q: What areas of Tokyo do you spend most of your free time in? What activities do you prefer?
Q: What inspired you to start playing basketball?
Q: How do you think basketball impacts your daily life?
Q: What was the biggest seat-back in your life as a basketball player – a time where you were almost about to quit? How did you overcome it?
Q: How do you manage to keep up with your studies while also playing basketball?
Q: What is your main goal as a basketball player?
Q: What is the most important things people abroad should know about basketball in Japan?
Q: Are you planning to continue playing basketball after high school?
Q: Now that we have answered the questions of our foreign audiences, is there anything you are curious about regarding youth sports culture abroad? Please share your questions with us.
|Interview with Yuzuki Ishizaka|
|Interview with Ko Ishimizu|