Watch as Coach Peter Milliman discusses a blueprint for developing a lacrosse system that will maximize your personnel.
Watch as Coach defines mental toughness as the ability to perform at or near full potential regardless of circumstances. A symptom of lack of mental toughness is an athlete choking in competition as many young […]
Watch as Coach explains and shows video clips of this up-tempo transition drill. The goals are moved up to the restraining line and a coach will call out a number usually 1 through 4. The […]
Watch as Coach explains and shows practice and game clips of these dodging drills: engage-release-run through and engage-release-shot. The objective is to create and release resistance to get the defender off-balance. Release and run through […]
Watch as Chet Scott explains the ‘leadership is influence’ concept, and that you know you are a leader if you have followers. If you are going to lead and influence your players, it would be […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics The old saying that “it’s not what you know but who you know” doesn’t always hold true, but having […]
Watch as Coach explains and shows video of the ‘Raiders of the Arc’ 4v4 Offensive Drill. The offensive focus is on attacking the middle and working as a unit. The players are working on throwback […]
Watch as Coach explains and demonstrates this faceoff crossover dribbles drill. The objective of the drill is to work on developing and improving hand dexterity for catching the ball out of an exit. From a […]
By: Don Zimmerman and Peter England Originally Published in: Men’s Lacrosse Provided by: Human Kinetics Goalkeepers are made up of a collection of psychological and physical attributes. Psychological traits of an effective goalkeeper include courage, […]
Watch as Coach discusses attitude and being competitive off-ball players. Every player on offense is expected to move with pace and purpose when they do not have the ball. Emphasis is placed on being aggressive […]
Watch as Coach Matt Brown discusses, and players demonstrate an adjacent fake exercise to help develop your play in the gap.
Watch as Coach explains, and a goalie demonstrates these drills for working on bounce shots. It is important on all shots to attack the ball and not let the ball play you. Make sure to […]
Watch as Coach discusses using a 5-point arc for a bigger goalie who needs to take up as much space as possible. He explains the goalie’s positioning and footwork with the focus of making the […]
Watch as Coach explains that when you are self-scouting in a quick turnaround situation, it is best to focus on one area to address than trying to fix everything. Whatever you are trying to correct, […]
By: Jack Kaley and Rich Donovan Originally Published in: Lacrosse Essentials Provided by: Human Kinetics Riding is particularly important for teams with a limited number of players. First, let’s examine the myth that riding is […]
Watch as the faceoff stance is discussed and demonstrated. With the evolution of the faceoff, the most important thing is weight distribution and the angle which you are approaching the ball. The feet, knees, and […]
Watch as Dr. Dale asks the question, “Are you humble enough to admit you are wrong?” Most coaches would answer yes to this question, but many have a hard time with it. Why? Undermining creditably […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Confidence is a very fragile thing, and it certainly is something that has to start with your mental approach and your ability […]
Watch as Coach Nat St. Laurent discusses this groundball recovery drill that is great for getting the entire team focused at the beginning of practice.
Watch as Coach Jay Mauro discusses this island defense drill called ‘Ride the Horse’ that focuses on developing good positioning and footwork.
Numbering the field is an easy and effective way to communicate on offense and defense. Coach explains that you can number the field in your own way and describes how this helps from lining up […]
Watch as Coach Kyle Turri explains, and a goalie demonstrates the Drop Squat Drill. The goalie will get in a straight up and down stance with their feet close together and on a cue, will […]
Watch as Coach explains that “what gets rewarded, gets repeated”. If celebration is only based on playing time and performance, you are missing an opportunity to help your players get better. Look for what your […]
By: Alan Stein, Jr. Originally Published in: Raise Your Game Confidence comes from an understanding of your own agency, your own influence, and your own ability to make things happen. Bob Rotella is a sports […]
Watch as Coach explains that everyone installs their offense in a different way but emphasizes that you must teach your players with all the tools you have and always explain the ‘why’ to your players, […]
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate a defender’s strike zone. The proper strike zone aiming point is from the belly to the hips. Many times, a defender will be tall with their hands on […]
By: Coach Mickey Marley Originally Published in: Game Ready – 52 Takeaways for Winning You know something I used to be really guilty of doing? I was guilty of taking life for granted. I used […]
Watch as Coach Charley Toomey discusses, and players demonstrate this defensive mirror drill to help athletes develop their angle play and footwork below GLE.
Watch as Coach Sarah Kellner discusses, and players demonstrate this 2v3 offense-focused drill where attacking players cannot cross the 8-meter line.
Watch as Coach Eric Hagarty discusses the benefits of helping your goalie develop into a great communicator that can take control of your team on the field.