Lax Lingo: “Everybody Find One!” Man-Up Attack Ride

When you're Man-Up for a penalty and need the ball back, there's really only one Ride you need. It's a simple situation. You just need to practice it a little bit.

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Man-Down Defense Penalty Release: When are you really “EVEN!”?

Don't give up easy goals after you just got out of penalty trouble! Releasing penalties is confusing, and can be its own dangerous scoring opportunity that you might not know about. Learn more about this common game situation, and how you can prepare for it in practice! Read more

Defense Ground Ball “Escape” Drill

Don't lose the Ground Ball battle right in front of your own goal! Use this simple drill with all your players to practice how to pick up loose balls and get away to get their hands free to pass.

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Defense Break-Out Shooting Drill

Use this simple small-group shooting drill to teach your Defenders to Break Out after a shot and start Fast Breaks to score those big-time highlight transition goals!

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Defense Footwork Ground Ball Approach Drill

Many teams use this simple ground ball drill in their practice and pregame warm-ups to get their feet and sticks moving, plus add in a few more important elements for any Defender.

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In-and-Out Footwork Drill for Defense

Defensive footwork is one thing coaches and players overlook in practice all the time. Use this quick and easy drill to teach your players how to "Approach"- get out to guard the ball quickly, then back in to help cover the middle in settled and unsettled situations. Plus get some Speed, Agility & Quickness work done at the same time!

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3-on-2 “Sideways” West Gennies Practice Drill

We've heard a lot of talk lately about this great variation of the classic "West Gennies" Drill. It's a fun, fast, easy drill that every coach needs to know!

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What Zone Defense Should I Use with my Youth Team

A Zone Defense can be a great way to slow down your opponents when they are bigger, faster or better. But it takes a lot of time to practice, so make sure you pick the right one!

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Man-Down Defense: One Man Shut-Off

This is a simple play we see teams use quite often to disrupt their opponent's Man-Up Plays. Lock off their best shooter or feeder, and shut down their entire Man-Up Offense!

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“Hammer” 1-on-1 Triple Ground Ball Drill

This is a simple, fun drill that you can do with boys and girls players of all ages and levels to practice Scooping under pressure, Dodging, Defense, and get some Conditioning, all at the same time!

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