3-1-2 Outside-In Pick & Roll Offense

We've seen several top college teams using this play a lot already this season--Cornell, Syracuse and Yale have all used this in the first two weeks of 2015. It's a simple way to get your Midfielders "dodging downhill" and using the 2-Man Game.

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Practice Tips: Teaching Defense Without Sticks

Youth coaches are constantly struggling with players that lunge or over-commit on Defense, letting the man with the ball run right past them. "Stubbies" can be a quick and inexpensive fix to this problem, helping to keep players' feet, hips and hands moving in the right direction.

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Dodging and Close Crease Shooting Drill

We saw one of the top teams in college lacrosse using this rapid-fire shooting drill in their pregame warm-ups last season. Do this drill with your players any day at practice to work on dodging, passing, and finishing in tight on the Crease!

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4-on-3 Full-Field Face-Off Fast Breaks

Face-offs and Fast Breaks are two of the most exciting things that can happen in any lacrosse game. Just ask CJ Costabile (Duke) and RG Keenan (North Carolina). Use this full-field practice drill for both of these key elements to get twice as much work done in the same amount of time!

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4-on-3 Full-Field Fast Breaks at Both Goals

We ran this great transition drill at our first practice of the season. The kids loved running full-field sprints back and forth for 15 minutes since we were playing a "game" of Fast Breaks instead of running a "drill". Tons of reps and tons of fun with this one.

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12 Ways to Improve Your Warm Up Line Drills

Line Drills are the easiest way to start a lacrosse practice. They get your players' feet and sticks moving so they will be ready for game situation drills. Here are 12 simple changes you can make to get the most out of this precious practice time.

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Square Dodging and Passing Drill

We saw a few NCAA teams using this great dodging drill during pregame warm-ups last season. Your players get plenty of touches catching and throwing, plus they can practice their "moves" before game time!

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College Extra Pass Warm-Up Line Drills

We saw these great passing and catching warm-up drills at summer camp for one of the top DI teams. With these you can work on multiple skills at once to get your team through line drills in less time at practice!

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1-on-1 Ground Ball, Dodging & Defense Drill

This simple 3-man drill lets your players practice their "moves" while also working on ground balls, defensive positioning and footwork, all at the same time! Plus combining these skills in small groups guarantees that all your players get tons of reps and tons of running!

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Stop Using These Two Words with Your Players

Effective communication is the #1 skill a good coach needs at any level, from youth beginners all the way to college. The same thing is true with our work and personal relationships. See how two little words may be undermining your message to your players.

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