Navy Half Field Scrimmage Practice Drill

We are using this simple scrimmage variation in fall ball to play out tons of game situations at practice. Plus, our players are doing some really fun conditioning at the same time!

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Defense: 3-1-3 Clear vs. Several Different Rides

The 3-1-3 is a standard Clearing formation that every Coach should know. Make sure all your players understand this very common numbers-advantage game situation so you can get the ball down field to score more goals!

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Lax Lingo: Directing the Clear from the Bench

Clearing can be one of the most difficult pieces of the game for beginning coaches and players alike to understand. Use these simple terms to help your players "Find" the open man when you Clear!

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Box Lacrosse Continuous Ground Ball Clearing Drill

We spent the last few weeks in practice using this simple drill to play shot and pass rebounds off the boards in Box Lacrosse. This is a great way to turn ground balls and clearing passes into an attack on Goal!

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Full Field Clearing, Passing & Shooting Drill

Check out this super simple warm-up drill the Pros use to get their sticks and feet moving at the beginning of practice to work on clearing, fundamental stick skills, and shooting all at the same time!

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6-on-6 Face-Off Clearing Drill

We love letting our players scrimmage at practice, but we make sure the Offense earns the ball first! Use this simple drill to work on critical pieces like Face-Offs and Clearing before your team gets to go to the goal, just like in a game!

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Short Stick Sideline Clear vs 3-3 Deep Zone Ride

Clearing against the 3-3 Deep Zone Ride can give high school and even college teams lots of trouble. Try this simple play we see college teams use to get the ball down the sideline away from your own goal to your offense!

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“Over!” Redirect Clearing Pass Drill for Defense 2

Use this simple long passing drill to practice those critical Clearing passes with your Defenders that move the ball down the field to your offense so your team gets tons of scoring opportunities!

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Short-Stick Sideline Clear

This is a simple but genius variation on a standard Clearing play that every coach should know and every team should be able to use to get the ball down the field away from your own goal into the sticks of your offense.

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“Over!” Redirect Clearing Passing Drill for Defense

Clearing is a critical and unique part of lacrosse that many coaches have trouble teaching. Use this classic drill to practice long passes with your defenders, and teach your midfielders to cut to get open for the ball.

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