Box Lacrosse 4-on-4 Pick & Roll Pregame Practice Drill

We got this great drill from Pro Defender Bill O'Brien at NLL training camp this week. He told us how they like to play a lot of freestyle 4-on-4 to get the ball moving and get some contact in practice and before games.

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Six Strategies for Keeping Possession

If you look at it, especially if you are coaching beginners, turnovers in the offensive end are the #1 cause of goals scored against your team. Use these simple practice and game tips to keep the ball in your sticks!

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Lax Lingo: “Draw and Dump!”

This is one of the basic principles that coaches and players at every level should know and understand how to move the ball to the open man to score!

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“Ball-Watching” Can Wreck Your Defense

Youth and beginning lacrosse players make a few common mistakes all the time that can wreck the Defense for your entire team. Luckily there are simple solutions to fix the problem!

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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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Four Corners Dodging Drill

We love this simple dodging drill that you can use any day at practice. It works on 1-on-1's, then builds up into more complicated game situations to work on individual and team defense!

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The “Two-Minute” Possession Drill

Use this classic practice drill to work on passing, catching, stick protection, 1-on-1 Defense, plus get some conditioning work done at the same time!

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1-on-1 Drop-In Defense & Dodging Drill

The best College and Pro Dodgers are also the best at setting up the play to get their Defenders off balance. Use this great dodging drill with your players to practice dodging in game situations, plus how to approach the ball on Defense.

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3-on-3 “Guts” Keep-Away Possession Game

Turnovers will force your team to spend most of your games on Defense. Use this fun and simple practice drill to teach your players to handle 1-on-1 pressure, get open and move the ball so your team will have more time with the ball and more chances to score!

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8 Ways to Upgrade Your Pregame Warm-Up Drills

We are on the field and in the stands every day watching what different high school and college coaches are doing with their teams to get ready for game time. Here are 8 ways you can upgrade your pregame warm-ups to get your players feet and sticks moving and maximize their touches on the ball.

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