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Carol Cantele and Barb Jordan | @gburgwlax
A huge part of creating a competitive practice environment is incorporating—you guessed it—competition into your drills. We like to run entire practices that include one competitive drill after another.
We want our players to come to practice! Practice should not be something that players dread. So a big focus for us is keeping our practices fresh and fun while maintaining an intense training environment.
Why are competitive drills so critical? Here are some of our motivations:
Here are five drills that will help you foster a great sense of competition during practice.
An edited version of this story appeared in the October 2013 edition of Lacrosse Magazine, the flagship publication of US Lacrosse. To start your subscription, become a member of US Lacrosse today.
Photo Credit: Lee Weissman
Carol Cantele, head coach at Gettysburg College, presented these drills at the 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion. Don’t miss out on more conventional wisdom. Save $45 off registration for the 2014 convention (Jan. 10-12 in Philadelphia) through Jan. 2.
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