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Clearing Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The 32 in the title refers to the 3 defensemen and 2 midfielders down behind the goal. Two defensemen are out wide, and the goalie is down low. Two midfielders set...... Continue

Defensive Teaching Points [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The following guidelines are from the "Defenseman's Bible," courtesy of The USILA Coaches Kit. 1. Keep body and feet moving. 2. Keep stick on stick side of offensive player. 3. Use your field sense to identify the areas that are most...... Continue

Lower-Body Strength Training for Lacrosse [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

A typical lacrosse training program for lower-body strength includes familiar exercises like Cleans, Squats and Deadlifts. These exercises,which train multiple muscles in symmetrical, functional patterns, form the foundation of many...... Continue

Two Men Down vs. 1-3-2 Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Purpose: Concede a low-percentage shot. Setup: Create a tight box with four defensive players. When you are two men down, play the same technique as on a 6v6 zone or 6v5 man down. For example, you...... Continue

Defensive Man Down Drills [ARTICLE]

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MAN DOWN USING DENY AND CUT-OFF TECHNIQUES DRILL. Purpose: Neutralize an opponent with a dominant player. Setup: The setup depends on the location of the dominant player. Your deny call is red plus the number of the player you want...... Continue

New SAT Grading Scale Released for NCAA and NAIA Initial Eligibility [ARTICLE]


In the spring of 2016, the SAT rolled out a newly formatted exam. As a result, both the NCAA and NAIA recently released revised SAT minimum score requirements, which...... Continue

Motivating the Modern Athlete [ARTICLE]

by Dr. Marty Durden, Athletic Director - Presbyterian School - Houston, TX on

Today's athlete is different from years past. The much-publicized generation Y student-athletes (1980's-1999) have moved through college. Generation Z is presently being recruited to college, are members of high school teams, and...... Continue

6 Weight Room Exercises for Lacrosse [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

If you're a dedicated lacrosse player, you probably work hard in the off-season to build your strength, develop your core and improve your power. Below is a series of six weight room exercises for lacrosse to...... Continue

Improve Your Skills With Women's Lacrosse Drills [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Women's lacrosse players need immense skill to catch, throw and cradle the ball while moving at full speed. A wall ball program can build your confidence for when you need to thread the needle to make a game-winning...... Continue

Goalkeeping Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Goalkeeping, like facing off, is a specialty skill. You need lots of discipline and training to be a goalkeeper, primarily because it requires many unique skills. In the end, repetition...... Continue