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5 Keys to Lacrosse Speed Training [ARTICLE]

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Of all of the major sports played in this country, none features so many quick and multi-directional movements as lacrosse. Basketball is similar...... Continue

Motion Offense - Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The following drills are geared specifically toward the motion offense. Some of the drills can be run in separate position triangles. You can work the attack triangle without opposition to learn timing and gain...... Continue

Strength and Conditioning - Box Jumps [ARTICLE]

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The box jump is a great tool for working on double-leg explosiveness. Training with box jumps improves the vertical and broad jumps and helps improve on-field speed by simulating the sudden burst of speed from a stationary... ... Continue

Offensive Specific Agility Drills [ARTICLE]

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Loop and Hitch Six-Cone Drill: Purpose - This drill develops offense-specific agility skills. Setup - Use six cones to set up a rectangle that is 10...... Continue

The Importance of Culture [ARTICLE]

by Inside Lacrosse on

The best advice I have received as a coach, especially as the head coach of a relatively young program, is to start at the bottom and focus on building a strong foundation. I was told from countless colleagues ...... Continue

Off Season Lacrosse Training Program [ARTICLE]

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You could argue that off season training is the most important phase of any sport-specific conditioning plan. Not only will it help the athlete to recover...... Continue

Speed and Agility Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Purpose: This drill helps develop short-distance lateral speed, balance, and body control. It can also be used to test agility skill. Setup: Place...... Continue

Lacrosse Agility Tests [ARTICLE]

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Agility is the ability to perform multi-directional movement patterns without a decrease in speed and reactivity to external stimuli (either fixed or dynamic). This requires the synthesis of the neurological system and...... Continue

32 Box Drill [ARTICLE]

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Purpose: Emphasize moving to the ball (offense) and on ball and recovery techniques (defense). Setup: Set up cones 10 to 12 yards apart to form a box. Three offensive players stand at three corners of the box, and two defensive men...... Continue

Connective Tissue: The Key to Preventing ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

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The anterior cruciate ligament is the last thing you want to injure. If you need ACL surgery, you have a 6- to 12-month rehabilitation period ahead of you, and you may not return with the same speed and agility you once had. ... Continue