Work on Defensive Footwork and Conditioning with This Excellent Drill!

Ricky Fried, Georgetown University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, provides you with a drill that emphasizes defensive footwork. This drill can also serve as a conditioning drill for your team. Defensive Footwork Drill Summary: The athletes form three lines. The first player in each line faces the coach and begins to backpedal in a defensive stance. As […]

Learn Ricky Fried’s Defensive Approach Essentials

Ricky Fried, Georgetown University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach & US Women’s National Team Head Coach, has his players working on approaching and defending the opposing ball-carrier. Players organize themselves in a triangle with two offensive players at the base and a defender at the point. When the offensive players exchange the ball, the defender approaches […]

Make the Most of Opportunities on Goal with this Shooting Drill!

Ricky Fried, Georgetown University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, has Assistant Coach Lauren Moten walk the attack unit through a shooting drill. Coach Moten focuses on keeping sticks up and open toward the goal and using the wrists to throw fakes.  Attack Shooting Drill Athlete Movement: This drill is run with two lines simultaneously to maximize reps. One […]

Compact Drills for Offensive Situations: The Yale Drill

Follow along with Georgetown head women’s lacrosse coach Ricky Fried as he breaks down a highly effective 4 v 3 offensive drill. This particular “small” drill places an emphasis on good decision-making, getting solid movement around the goal, and improving fundamentals in compact scenarios. Coach Fried reviews the drill using whiteboard diagrams before moving out […]