The big impact of trick shots

As a coach, I’ve always been a stickler for fundamentals and ensuring players master the basics before moving on to the intermediate and advanced stuff, and mostly that hasn’t changed in my coaching style over the years.  That said, I’ve always been a fan of the impact play or shot, that one event in a Read more about The big impact of trick shots[…]

1v1 defense, its not as difficult as we make it.

Yesterday at our academy, MacKenzie (Kenz) Parsons (former University of Cincinnati player), discussed with out girls the art of 1v1 defense. Kenz essentially said you have to remember 3 key things; 1. Watch the hips (think Shakira, “hips don’t lie”).  Wherever your attackers hips go, so goes her body.  Head and shoulder and stick fakes Read more about 1v1 defense, its not as difficult as we make it.[…]

Different types of dodges require different approaches

When we teach players dodging, we normally go through the teaching progression of showing them the steps and then having them walk through it, then work up to jogging through, then hopefully getting them to run through it. Normally this is a pretty good progression for teaching almost anything but with dodging you’ve got to Read more about Different types of dodges require different approaches[…]

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