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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3-1-3 Clear vs 3-3 Deep Zone Ride

We came up against the 3-3 Deep Zone Ride in games this weekend. Luckily we had been practicing this standard Clearing Formation you can use to get past this and other common Rides your players will see in games!

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6 Ways to Teach Your Players to Pass and Shot Fake!

Just like in Basketball, Pass and Shot Fakes are an essential skill that beginning players should learn and practice. Here are six ways you can teach your boys and girls to create more opportunities and score more goals!

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Lax Lingo: “Robbie!”- Roll Back Away From Pressure

The "Roll Back" is a move every lacrosse player will use multiple times every game. Make sure all your players know this critical skill to get out of trouble and keep possession of the ball!

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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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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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Open Clear vs 3-3 Zone Ride

The 3-3 Zone Ride gives coaches and players at every level trouble when Clearing, causing lots of turnovers and shutting down the whole offense. Fortunately, there is a simple solution even youth and high school players can understand.

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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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