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Splitting the Field: Important Concept in Defense

Splitting the Field: Important Concept in Defense

Special thanks to UVA assistant coach Jessy Morgan.

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3v2 West Genny Drill

3v2 West Genny Drill

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

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A Great 2v1 Drill to Get Your Practices Started

A Great 2v1 Drill to Get Your Practices Started

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

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How Do You Define Yourself as a Coach?

How Do You Define Yourself as a Coach?

     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

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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Defending the 1v1 in Girls Lacrosse

Defending the 1v1 in Girls Lacrosse

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

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More Best Practices to Running Great Practices

More Best Practices to Running Great Practices

Last week we went through some of the best methods and strategies to getting the most out of each practice. Many thanks t our basketball guru, Coach Randy Brown for providing some  more best practices which I have tweaked to appeal to the lacrosse coaches. 1) Develop a specific focus for each practice. Ask yourself, [...]

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Two Important Concepts to Teach in Lacrosse

Two Important Concepts to Teach in Lacrosse

As coaches begin the season in between snowstorms, two very simple and important concepts should be taught and then reinforced everyday in practice. In all of the drills that you use to teach skills and concepts, focusing on “Dodge-Pass-Pass” and “Ground Ball-Pass-Pass” will help develop your players for the next level. Dodge-Pass-Pass If a player [...]

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