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Building a Team Offense

June 16, 2016    4326 Views
building a team offenseWhat do you do first? Plan your strategy and try to make it work or evaluate your players and determine what your strategy should be? There’s an old saying something along the lines of “You can’t make chicken salad without chicken.” Keeping that in mind consider the following as you begin to plan for your next season: Who are my players? What skills do they possess?

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Brain Targeted Teaching for Coaches: Evaluating Learning

May 17, 2016    1816 Views
Evaluating LearningAs coaches we are constantly evaluating athletes either formally or informally. They real key for an evaluation contributing to learning comes in what we do with the information we gain from the evaluations. Read More »

Nearly 5,000 Participate in Coaching Clinics

May 3, 2016    2629 Views
Coaching ClinicNearly 5,000 people participated in 98 US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program instructional clinics in this year's "clinic season." Read More »

Hit the Wall, Not the Weights

April 22, 2016    6551 Views
Erik AdamsonErik Adamson, a midfielder for the Denver Outlaws, offers advice for youth lacrosse players. Read More »

Learn to Play Aids Adults

April 22, 2016    6632 Views
Learn to PlayUS Lacrosse "Learn to Play" clinics are geared towards adults to give them a background to better help how to teach and understand the sport. Read More »

Teaching for Extension and Application

April 12, 2016    2835 Views
Teaching for Extension and ApplicationTeaching for extension and application relates to expanding instruction so that students are given the opportunity to think creatively by applying the skills and content in meaningful, active, real-world problem solving tasks. Read More »

How Did You Miss That?

April 11, 2016    5602 Views
Corsetti BlogWe say officials have the best seat in the house. While it's true that we are the closest to the action we can’t watch the game the same way everyone else does. So, how do officials watch the game? Read More »

Michigan's Keys to the 10-Man Ride

March 10, 2016    6149 Views
Michigan WolverinesThe 10-man ride is popular at the collegiate level, but does it work in high school. Michigan coach John Paul thinks so, and offers some keys to making it work. Read More »

Teaching for Mastery of Content, Skills and Concepts

March 10, 2016    4992 Views
Teaching for Mastery of ContentHave you ever wondered why something you coached your team to do at the beginning of the season, but didn’t use right away failed when you tried to come back to it? Teaching for mastery is about teaching skills to kids so that the skill “sticks.” Read More »

Use Fun to Develop and Keep Players

March 4, 2016    6448 Views
Dave PietramalaKeeping practice fun not only helps keep players coming back, it helps them develop their skills. Read More »