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Dodging Strategy [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The strategy for dodging is based on the concept that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line (when you dodge north-south, this is a straight line). In basketball, you can shoot over the defender. But in lacrosse, you can't...... Continue

Team Offensive Play [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Individual offense begins with a single ball carrier and a single defender. Team offense begins with two-man plays, and it progresses to three-man plays and 6v6 offensive sets. This section...... Continue

Line Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Proper passing and catching techniques are vital and must be practiced every day. College and some high school teams have been moving away from practicing line drills, which is probably the reason so many of the best programs in the country...... Continue

Creating Offensive Opportunities During The Transition Period [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The transition pattern requires the defense to adjust quickly within the restraining line. It is advantageous to attack the goal before the opposing team gets settled into its team defensive scheme. The skill level of the offensive...... Continue

Three-Cone Pick Timing Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

PURPOSE: To learn how to properly time a pick. SETUP: Three cones are spread out in a linear fashion. ... Continue

Paul Rabil's Powerful Rotational Strength Workout [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

To understand rotational power, watch Paul Rabil unleash a lacrosse shot. The seven-time Major League Lacrosse All-Star uncoils his body like a wound-up spring, whipping his stick to release a 100-mile-per-hour rocket toward goal. It's explosive...... Continue

Pick Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Pick drills are the most basic offensive drills in the game. All offenses benefit from the skills learned in these drills. The Canadian-style...... Continue

9 Exercises Every Women's Lacrosse Player Should Be Doing This Season [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Your biggest focus during the season, besides taking home some W's, should be maintaining muscle, preventing injury and recovering between games. But figuring out which exercises are most beneficial to squeeze in between practices...... Continue

Defensive Body Positioning [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Footwork and body positioning are the keys to good defense. Your body should be low, with your head up, back straight, knees bent, and weight on the balls of your feet. Feet should be shoulder-width apart and parallel.... Continue

Professional Women's Lacrosse Takes Off [ARTICLE]

by LAX All Stars on

Professional lacrosse has carved out a very interesting niche in the lacrosse and larger sporting worlds, and now we can welcome professional women’s lacrosse to the fold. When talking pro lacrosse, there is of course the MLL, which has...... Continue