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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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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Inside-Out Passing and Catching Warm Up Drills

Use these passing and catching drills in practice and pregame warm-ups in place of your usual line drills. They are much more effective to imitate realistic game situations and spacing. Plus they give your players plenty of repetitions catching, throwing, picking up ground balls, even dodging.

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Developing Athleticism: Crease Tag

Use this simple game of tag at the beginning of practice to do a little conditioning work. We use this game at all our camps to get the kids moving, get the blood flowing, and get a little bit of competition going. Even top college teams use this game during their Preseason conditioning.

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1-on-1 Ground Ball Drill with Pressure

This is a simple game situation ground ball drill we like using in practice all the time. It’s great for teaching beginning players how to pick up loose balls with a Defender in pursuit, and also for teaching beginning Defenders how to avoid the dreaded “loose-ball push” in the back.

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1-on-1 “Revenge” Clearing & Dodging Drill

This competitive, multipurpose drill will give every player work on Dodging, individual man-on-man Defense and experience carrying the ball under pressure. Plus, it's a great way for coaches to teach parts of the Clear and Ride, all at the same time.

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2-on-1 Cross-Over Drill

This is a very simple drill that we picked up from training camp for one of the NLL teams last year. This great 2-on-1 drill works on ball movement, attacking the goal, and defensive footwork all at the same time. We thought it was so great and so simple, if the Pros are doing it, you probably should be too. We have even seen some youth teams using it in their pre-game warm ups.

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