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3v2 West Genny Drill

3v2 West Genny Drill

22 March 2014

Special thanks to Winthrop University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach John Sung

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Early Season Practices and What to Focus On

Early Season Practices and What to Focus On

20 March 2014

I wrote this article a few years ago and wanted to share it as it still contains some valuable ideas about what coaches should be focused on during the early part of their seasons Early season practices- Habits of great coaches In our discussions with MIAA coaches, the number one mistake they see youth league [...]

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A Great 2v1 Drill to Get Your Practices Started

A Great 2v1 Drill to Get Your Practices Started

20 March 2014

Special thanks to Winthrop University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach John Sung

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Teach Your Lacrosse Players How to Beat a Zone Defense by Applying Concepts from Basketball

Teach Your Lacrosse Players How to Beat a Zone Defense by Applying Concepts from Basketball

15 March 2014

     By applying the same principles used to beat zone defenses in basketball, offenses in lacrosse can benefit and better attack the zone defense. Good basketball coaches, instead of running set plays against a zone defense, should be teaching the players HOW to beat a zone defense. Gap, Distort and Destroy are three very easy [...]

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How Do You Define Yourself as a Coach?

How Do You Define Yourself as a Coach?

11 March 2014

     One year while I was teaching we had one of those forced guest-speakers at a faculty meeting under the guise of professional development. As each teacher introduced themselves as, “I teach 5th grade math” or, “I teach 6th grade history”, I was feeling pretty cynical. So when it got to me, I blurted out, [...]

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Specific Ways to Become a Better Coach

Specific Ways to Become a Better Coach

10 March 2014

Former Charlotte Bobcat Mike Dunlap wrote a great article on 10 Ways to Improve Your Coaching. Granted it was written for the basketball coach but can easily be applied to any sport where you are teaching kids. Some excellent nuggets of information to take-away to help become a better coach. http://www.coachingtoolbox.net/basketball-drills/basketball-coaching-evolution.html

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Man Down Defense in Girls Lacrosse: Box Drill

Man Down Defense in Girls Lacrosse: Box Drill

07 March 2014

Special thanks to UVA assistant coach Jessy Morgan

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Defending the 1v1 in Girls Lacrosse

Defending the 1v1 in Girls Lacrosse

06 March 2014

Special thanks to Winthrop University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach John Sung

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