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Why Youth Sports Needs a Development Zone

April 14, 2014    1448 Views
Why youth sports needs a development zoneYouth sports desperately needs a symbolic hedge to create a space in which participants grow, writes PCA’s Jim Thompson. Read More »

Men’s Drill of the Month: Hopkins Up and Over Shooting

March 21, 2014    2910 Views
Men's Drill of the Month: Hopkins Up and OverThe Hopkins Up and Over Drill is excellent for teaching players ball movement, positioning and shooting. Read More »

Women’s Drill of the Month: Mirror Shooting

March 20, 2014    2569 Views
Mirror Shooting DrillThe Mirror Shooting Drill teaches players to time off-ball movement, get open and move the ball to the open shooting area. Read More »

Help! I’m Stuck Inside for Practice

March 19, 2014    3847 Views
Indoor Lacrosse Practices, DrillsUnpredictable weather have you stuck practicing indoors? Use this practice plan to make the most of your time inside. Read More »

3-on-3 on the Draw: What to Do With Your Roaming Midfielders

March 14, 2014    3856 Views
3-on-3 on the DrawNow that there are just three player per side on the draw, what do you do with your free midfielders? We got the inside scoop from a college coach. Read More »

3 Proven Methods for Beating Any Defense

March 3, 2014    7197 Views
Post Passing and CuttingWhen you think about offense, you think about scoring goals. But you should focus more on the process than the end result. Read More »

Get in the Zone: 4 Guidelines for Successful Zone Defense

February 25, 2014    6559 Views
4 Guidelines for Successful Zone DefenseThese key points will help your youth team avoid the pitfalls and capitalize on the strengths of zone defense. Read More »

Women’s Drill of the Month: Post Passing and Cutting

February 21, 2014    3114 Views
Post Passing and CuttingThe Post Passing and Cutting Drill focuses on decision-making, timing and direction of cuts, and is an excellent foundation drill for girls. Read More »

Men’s Drill of the Month: Possession Boxes

February 20, 2014    2351 Views
Men's Drill of the Month: Possession BoxesThe Possession Boxes drill focuses on working together as a team to maintain possession and to get clean, smart passes off under pressure. Read More »

Building the Modern Player: Low Man Wins

February 17, 2014    1711 Views
Building the Modern PlayerThe lower a player gets to the ground, the harder they are to knock off balance and the more leverage they have to do what they want. Read More »

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