Pick-and-Roll Plays from the 2020 NCAA Lacrosse Season

Here we review the most common Pick Plays we saw in the 2020 season, short though it was- Flat High Wing Picks, Crease Up Picks, and Reverse Picks. Save these for your teams' Summer or Fall Ball, whenever we can get back out on the field!

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“5-10-5” Dodge and Sprint SAQ Drill

We saw this super simple Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) drill at MLL training camp last year. You can work on dodging, defending, change of speed and direction, and conditioning all at the same time in just 5-10 minutes at the beginning or end of practice!

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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 West Genesee Drill

A true classic from upstate New York, this game is used in camps, clinics, and practices by teams all over the world. From improved conditioning to stick skills, this game will keep practice fun and help players improve their Lax IQ.

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Lax Lingo: “Goose!” and “Hockey!”: Techniques to Win Loose Balls

Here are two simple techniques that you can practice with your players to win more ground balls, and get extra chances on offense to score more goals!

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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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Box Swing and Shoot Pregame Warm-Up Drill

Use this simple drill with your box and field teams to get your players passing and shooting in the exact same situations they will see when the game starts!

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Box 2-on-1 Cross-Over Drill

We see teams all over using this common pregame warm-up drill we got from NLL training camp. We thought it was so great and so simple, if the Pros are doing it, you probably should be too.

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Team USA Box 3-Man Shooting Drill

We saw this great pregame warm-up drill at the World Championships this week in Canada. You can use it with your field or outdoor team too.

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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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