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3 Essential Teaching Points for Picking Up Ground Balls

July 7, 2015    8268 Views
3 Essential Teaching Points for Picking Up Ground Balls It’s been proven time and time again—ground balls win lacrosse games. Here are three keys to keep in mind when teaching your players this critical skill. Read More »

Video: How to Break Down Defensemen from X with Jordan Wolf

July 7, 2015    3985 Views
Video: How to Break Down Defensemen from X with Jordan Wolf In this video from the June issue of Lacrosse Magazine, former Duke and current Rochester Rattlers star Jordan Wolf shows how he breaks down defensemen at X. Read More »

Video: Creating Interceptions with Team USA’s Alice Mercer

July 6, 2015    2204 Views
Video: Creating Interceptions with Team USA’s Alice Mercer Team USA defender and University Maryland All-American Alice Mercer shares her advice on how to create interceptions and knockdowns. Read More »

3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen

July 2, 2015    16827 Views
3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen Team USA and Boston Cannons defenseman Mitch Belisle shares his tried-and-true, three-step progression to teaching the basics of shutdown defense. Read More »

5 Expectations of an Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit

June 3, 2015    7125 Views
5 Expectations of An Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit We lay out a series of individual and unit-wide expectations to help your defenders more consistently stop your opponent from scoring and start your team’s offense. Read More »

The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season

June 2, 2015    5741 Views
The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season Quite often as coaches, we ask our players for feedback on what they've learned. Here’s one coach’s take on 10 things he’s learned from his players this spring. Read More »

How to Protect the Rock with NCAA Tournament MVP Wes Berg

May 27, 2015    3439 Views
How to Protect the Rock with NCAA Tournament MVP Wes Berg Denver’s newly minted NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Wesley Berg, explains when to go one-handed in the spirit of ball security. Read More »

What Causes Concussions in Lacrosse?

May 26, 2015    2841 Views
What Causes ConcussionResearch, partially sponsored by US Lacrosse, has looked at on-field injuries and which types of impacts lead to concussions. Read More »

A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout

May 20, 2015    8655 Views
A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout As lacrosse season winds down, you might be frustrated that things didn’t go the way you expected. Take heart in the lives you’re impacting with your service. Read More »

5 Reasons Why Fundamentals Equal Wins in Youth Lacrosse

May 14, 2015    5998 Views
5 Reasons Why Fundamentals Equal Wins in Youth Lacrosse Feeling overwhelmed as a new youth lacrosse coach? When in doubt, stay grounded in fundamentals. Here are five reasons why fundamentals translate to wins. Read More »