Improve Your Players’ Communication Skills!

Winning championships is impossible if your team doesn’t possess communication skills. Joe Amplo, Marquette University head coach and U.S. Men’s Lacrosse National Team assistant coach, helps discourage poor communication by putting his players through the “I-Talk” drill. I-Talk Drill Summary: Begin the drill with a full offense and full defense. Designate one player on defense […]

Run Offense Against a Shut-Off!

Jim Berkman, Salisbury University head coach and 10-time D-III National Championship winner, gives you his philosophies behind what to do when a defense shuts off individual players. Coach Berkman maintains that you can still run a 1-4-1 offense during a shut-off as long as your team communicates. Shut-Offs Drill Summary: In the drill, begin with […]