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New Lacrosse DVD: Small Drills for Lax Fundamentals with Ricky Fried!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011

New Lacrosse DVD featuring Ricky Fried! (Georgetown University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, US Women’s National Team Head Coach, 2010 Big East Coach of the Year, 5x Big East Champions, 2009 FIL World Cup Champions).

Small Drills for Offensive Lacrosse Fundamentals

  • Train your players to read the defense and make the appropriate pass
  • Don’t get into a rhythm, take advantage of what the defense gives you
  • Train your athletes to play without the ball

For more Lacrosse Drill DVDs check out: Lacrosse DVDs


New Lacrosse DVD: All Access Practice with Bill Tierney!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Friday, April 22, 2011

New Lacrosse DVDs featuring Bill Tierney (6x NCAA Championship Coach, 14x Ivy League Champions, 2x National Coach of the Year & U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee)!

All Access Lacrosse Practice with Bill Tierney

  • See how Bill Tierney prepares for game day on the field and off
  • Prepare for opponents in practice while incorporating necessary skill work
  • Watch a strength training workout and a pre-practice coaches meeting

More Bill Tierney Instruction Includes:

Adjusting Your Multiple Defensive System to Win

String It and Sling It: Mesh

Championship Practice Organization for Lacrosse

How to Coach Lacrosse

New Lacrosse DVDs on Fundamentals, Shooting & Goaltending!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011

New Lacrosse DVDs with Trevor Tierney and Josh Sims! Trevor Tierney was a 2x All-American at Princeton University; named All-World Goalie in the 2002 ILF World Championships in Perth, Australia, and Josh Sims was a 3x first team All-American and 2x midfielder of the year at Princeton University; 4x MLL All Star.

How to Play LAX: Fundamental Tips and Drills for Beginners and Advanced Lacrosse Players

This DVD is a great way for any player to pick up on some tips and drills to improve their individual skills. The most important part about being a great lacrosse player is stickwork, and this video covers everything you need to know to become great at passing, catching, shooting, cradling, scooping and much more!

Time and Room Shooting: Tips and Drills for Shooting from the Outside

In this DVD, Josh breaks down the art of shooting the ball with time and room. He shares techniques and drills that will help anyone become a great shooter from the outside!

Evolution in Goaltending: A New Perspective on Goalie Fundamentals

In this DVD, Trevor shares his philosophy on playing goalie and the secrets to his success. Trevor believes that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about playing goalie, and that the position can be simplified with the tips that he offers. You will be surprised to hear some of his ideas for the new generation of goaltenders!


New on DVD – Detailed Instruction from Tufts University (2010 Champs)!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Three new Lacrosse DVDs featuring Mike Daly (Tufts University Head Coach-2010 D-III National Champions)!

Transition Drills for Building an Up-Tempo Offense

  • Attack the defense before they can get set
  • Turn your defense into an aggressive offensive weapon
  • Pressure opponents to defend on the run

Lacrosse Face-Offs: Winning Every Draw

  • Develop competitiveness and toughness in the face-off circle
  • Fine tune your clamp, jam and lazer face-off mechanics
  • Get specific drills for your face-off specialists
  • Own the “X” on every face-off

Fundamental Defense Drills for Winning Lacrosse

  • Learn the keys to having great team defense
  • Understand the best ways to approach the offense when in a one on one situation
  • Learn why stick position is the key to being a good defender
  • Improve the efficiency of your practices

A Trio of Game-Speed Shooting Drills That Deliver Results

By adam.warner - Last updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Robert Morris head lacrosse coach Kenneth Davis firmly believes that performing shooting drills at game-speed is an effective way to replicate game situations, makes players more comfortable within the offense, keeps players loose and working on all aspects of their shot, plus gets the most out of players overall.

With Davis leading you through whiteboard discussion and on-field simulations, you’ll have the opportunity to read about each drill before watching them in action to see how they are carried out. Each drill is fit for players at nearly every level and easy to implement at your own practice with just a few adjustments. Hopefully, with a little practice, these speedy and effective drills will deliver results in practice and come game-time.

Cross-Crease Finishing

This drill has players starting out rather close to the cage. We’ll start with two opposing lines off to the right and left sides of the crease area. Only two players at a time will run the drill together. On one side, the role of the first player will be feeder, and he’ll start with the ball. On the opposite side we’ll have the shooter. The shooter will make a quick “V” cut and then sprint towards the front of the crease area before receiving a pass and then firing a quick shot on net.

As soon as the sequence is finished, the next two players step up quickly and then perform the drill like before: Feed, cut, and shoot. Coaches, be sure to pick a spot on cage and tell the players where you want them to specifically shoot. Always create a target.


Four Corners Shooting

This drill is optimal for small group work. Set things up with four lines around the perimeter plus one “inside” man. The inside man is always cutting. His job is to always get his shoulders square to the feeder, come to the ball and make curl moves and quick cuts to get open in the middle of the field. One at a time, get the players (or feeders) on the perimeter to pass to the inside man as he’s making his curl moves and cuts. The inside man will look to get off quick shots on goal before making another move and receiving the next pass.

Teams can get a lot of work and shots out of this drill. Plus, it really works players hard on the inside, gets them communicating, and has them changing planes on every shot. After the full sequence is over, get one guy on the perimeter to replace the inside man and continue the drill like before.


Triangle Rotation Shooting Drill

This drill fits many different offenses and can be tweaked to go with your own personal set. Three players at a time will run a single simulation of the drill. We’ll start with a line of players up top (facing the crease), plus one player to his left (middle guy) and one player out in front and slightly to the right. The player up top starts the drill with a quick dodge toward the cage. The middle guy will trail that player and the bottom player will move up a bit as well.

There are a lot of different options from here. The top guy can then curl back and throw it to the middle guy or make a pull-pass to the middle guy across the way. Or the middle guy could then pass it to the bottom guy just off the crease for a close-range shot. After the drill sequence is finished, the top player can replace the bottom guy and the bottom guy can replace the middle guy, making for the “Triangle Rotation.”

Teams can get a lot of repetitions and common game-situation looks. Remember, be sure that your stick drills always incorporate your own personal offense.


The previous shooting drills can be seen in Championship Productions’ DVD “25 Game-Speed Shooting Drills For Lacrosse” with Kenneth Davis. Check out more shooting drills right here.


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