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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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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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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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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Guest Post: Getting Your Players to “Buy In”

We are using these easy mental tools with our boys and girls players to make sure they believe in themselves and help them find out WHY they spend so much time and effort to help our teams get better!

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Guest Post: The “7 Generations Principle”

Join us in becoming part of "The Lakota Project", to encourage players and parents to honor the Native American traditions of lacrosse and find opportunities to "serve the greater good".

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Practice Cancelled? Watch Video.

Practice Tip of the Day:If practice is cancelled because of weather, or if it's the day after a game, this is the best time to watch some game film. We highly recommend scheduling video practices with your players!

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Lax Lingo: The “24-Hour” Rule

Some soccer coach friends recently shared this great idea with us. We can all use it to communicate effectively with officials, players, and especially parents, to keep our teams running smoothly this season!

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