This is the simple Man-Up play that UNC used when they won the NCAA DI National Championship game in Overtime yesterday! This is actually a standard play that we see just about every team in college lacrosse using now.
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!
When Fast Breaks happen in games, the ball doesn't always come in where we want it to like it does in practice. Here are three different Reverse Fast Breaks we see college teams use for this situation.
Last week we covered this Box Lacrosse Man-Up Double Pick Play from the Iroquois Nationals vs Team USA game at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. Now we've got the video thanks to Lacrosse Film Room.
Now that all the camps and tournaments are pretty much over for the summer and all our players are headed back to school soon, we want to look back at the drills and games our players requested over and over this summer!
The best coaches know- always "Keep It Simple" with practice drills and games. Check out this easy 4-on-3 Drill the USA U-19 Team coaches used with the best high school players in the country.
Slow Breaks happen almost as often as Fast Breaks in any lacrosse game. Smart coaches practice this common game situation so all their players know how to move the ball and score those great transition goals that make lacrosse so exciting!
Johns Hopkins got Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with their amazing, totally ground-breaking, revolutionary "Stick High Five" Play. We've never seen anything like it.
We saw two great new Hidden-Ball-Trick Man-Up plays this season. It's not something you should spend tons of time practicing if you haven't covered all the basics. But if your players understand how Man-Up works, then these could be fun ways to score some legit goals.
A US Army Officer that played lacrosse for the Black Knights at West Point (USMA) started playing in our local men's rec league recently. We hope you can share some of the lessons we learned from playing with and against him with your young athletes.