We first saw this high-speed practice drill at training camp for one of the NLL teams this year. Even though this is a drill that Pro players do, you can use it to improve your players' stick skills, quickness, and Lax IQ, no matter what level you coach.
What if you could get the ball up to your Attackmen right away when you Clear from Defense to Offense? Players that know how to use open space can turn a quick clear into a goal-scoring opportunity at the other end of the field. Inspired by North Carolina Men's Lacrosse, this fast-paced drill will teach your players to attack the goal quickly, Dodge in open space, and work unsettled situations. As a bonus, it's great for conditioning and stick skills.
This is one of our favorite Dodging drills. It imitates game situations and teaches players to Dodge, Slide, pass, catch and shoot with their eyes up and feet moving. No matter what level you coach, this drill will make any practice more challenging and fun.
This simple ground ball and passing drill is great for youth and high school lacrosse teams to help players develop stick skills, imitate game situations in practice, and work on everything from ground balls to dodging.
Youth coaches everywhere struggle with beginning players that lunge or over-commit on defense, letting the man they are guarding run right past them. The Bucket Game is a very simple fix to this common problem, teaching players to keep their feet, hands, and bodies moving to stay in between their man and the goal.
One of the most most fundamental passing and catching drills out there, the Triangle Passing Drill is a great way to get your players' heads up and feet moving toward the ball. Add in the Roll Dodge to teach your players how to shake off a Defender and go back the other way.
One of the most most fundamental passing and catching drills out there, the Triangle Passing Drill is great way to get your players' heads up and feet moving toward the ball. By adding in the Split Dodge, your players get to practice their moves and work on catching and throwing on the run.
Triangle Passing Drills are great for lacrosse players at any level. Some of the most fundamental drills for basic stick skills, coaches can use these in practices, camps, clinics, even pregame warm-ups to teach everything from picking up ground balls to backdoor cuts.
The 4-on-3 Fast Break happens multiple times in every lacrosse game, especially with youth and beginners. No matter what level you coach, it's critical you teach all your offensive and defensive players to recognize and respond to this common situation properly. Make sure your team understands how to work the numbers advantage so they can score!
Lacrosse is all about speed, change of speed and direction, and recovery time. Lacrosse players need to be explosive, fast, and able to recover quickly. Get your conditioning done in practice in just four minutes with Tabata sprints. You can even have your players carry a ball so they can work on dodging, cradling and field vision while they do it.