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3-on-2 “North-South” West Gennies

This is another simple version of the classic 3-on-2 West Genessee drill, one of the best practice drills of all time!

3-on-2 “Half Gennies” West Genessee Drill

This is a simple and fast adaptation of one of the best practice drills of all time! We use it in pregame warm-ups to get feet, sticks and the ball moving, and get shots on goal!

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3-1-2 Man-Up Diamond Rotation Up Top

This is a great new play we see most top college teams using the last two seasons to move the ball, move the defense, and get a man open in good shooting position for easy goals!

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Two “Shallow Clear Through” Man-Up Plays

Here are two easy plays we see from high school and college teams using this simple technique to generate good shooting opportunities when they have the extra man!

Lax Lingo: “Play Between the Whistles!”

Turn every change of possession or ball out of bounds into extra scoring opportunities and numbers advantage situations with this simple technique!

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New Trends: Pick & Roll “Two-Man Game” Defense

The "Two-Man" Pick & Roll Game is a standard offensive play for almost every team now. You can use the same tools we see College and Pro Teams using to defend against it!

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3-on-2 Cross-Over Drill

We see lots of teams using this great drill in Pregame Warm-Ups for both Box and Field Lacrosse Tournaments to work on stick skills, ball movement, and defense, all at the same time!

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Midfielders: Do NOT Sub on Defense!

Make sure all your players know this simple rule, so you don’t give up easy Fast and Slow Break goals! Make the other team score their goals the hard way!

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Defense: More Coaches are using this NEW “Two” Slide

Where is your Second Slide coming from? As offensive plays and formations change from season to season, Defenses have to respond with different strategies and tactics as well. Make sure your team keeps up!

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“Flying V” Passing and Catching Drill

Keep all your players' feet and sticks moving with this fun, simple small-group practice drill that we got from Pro Players!

Ground Balls: “Scoop It and Move It!”

We saw a youth team at a tournament this weekend do an absolutely perfect job of winning ground balls and moving it two passes to an open man to attack the goal! Teach your players this simple concept that turns ground balls into goals!

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Lax Lingo: The “Gilman!” Clear

This is a special play that any experienced Coach should know, even if you may never use it. Even if not useful all the time, it's definitely a part of Lax History.

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Skeleton Offense Dodging and Shooting Drill

Use this fun shooting drill with players of all ages to practice basic concepts for many common offensive sets. You can build it up to be more complex, with more passes and tons of different shots!

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The “ABCD’s” of Individual Defense

Good 1-on-1 Defense is a key skill for every lacrosse player to have, no matter what position. These four basic steps make it easy to teach this critical concept to shut down your opponents, and win more games!

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“Triple Threat” Shooting Drill

All your players will work on three different game situation shots in this Super-Fun Shooting Drill! See how fast you can get the ball moving, and your players passing, catching and shooting.

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Attack 2-1 “21” Ride

Use this common Ride to pressure the ball, force long, difficult Clearing passes for the other team, and score more exciting Goals off of Turnovers!

Basic Defensive Positioning and “The Pipeline”

Defense can be very difficult to teach younger and inexperienced players. Even college players struggle with easy defensive concepts. Use these simple tools to get your Defense finely tuned for this season!

4-on-3 Fast Break: “Give and Go!”

This is a relatively simple variation on the common 4-on-3 Fast Break that you can teach your players to score more goals when the Defense is "Cheating" and starting their rotation to the ball too early!

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Box Lacrosse Man-Up Cut and Pick Away

We saw several Box Teams using this simple, standard Pick and Roll Play multiple times at tournaments this weekend. Score goals in as little as two passes! This is a play we see teams all over the country using. It's nothing fancy, just knowing where to look. Box Lacrosse is great for younger players to […]

“Four Man, Two Ball” Passing and Catching Drill

Here is another simple, classic stick skill drill you can do with players of all ages to give them a ton of reps and touches on the ball in just 10 minutes at practice! 

“Three Man, Two Ball” Passing and Catching Drill

This is another super-simple, classic stick skill drill you can do with players of all ages to give them a ton of reps and touches on the ball in just 10 minutes at your next practice!

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Box Lacrosse Off-Ball Pick-and-Roll Shooting Drill

Use this simple, fun shooting drill with your Box and Field teams to practice using the "Two-Man" Game without the ball to get a man open in a good shooting position!

Box Lacrosse 1-on-1 Defense “Approach!” Dodging Drill

Use this super easy, super fast drill with your indoor and outdoor teams to practice Dodging, Defense, Stick Skills and Scoring!

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Defense: Defending the “Two-Man Game” Pick & Roll

The Pick & Roll is such a standard play in both Box and Field Lacrosse now, pretty much every player should practice how to use it, and how to defend it. Here are the most common ways we see college and pro players and coaches doing it!