How to be a great lacrosse defender

As with most lacrosse positions, defenders come in all shapes and sizes, a players ability is not solely determined by his/her physical stature but there are characteristics that make a player a better defender and that we look for when placing players in positions. The first thing we look for is good footwork.  The key Read more about How to be a great lacrosse defender[…]

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Lacrosse Academy Sign Up Deadline Moved to May 27th

The Lacrosse Academy signup deadline is extended to May 27th and their are a few other details I’d like to update/offer, here they are: 1.  If parents want to sign up their children, but they anticipate missing MORE than 2 sessions (the price is based on 12 sessions but 14 are available to go to, Read more about Lacrosse Academy Sign Up Deadline Moved to May 27th[…]

Mason High School Boys Lacrosse Highlights

Its been a rough start to the Mason High School Boys Lacrosse season, but it wasn’t supposed to be easy.  Playing 5 of the top 15 teams in the state in the first 6 games produced a less than impressive record, but this past weekend was the turning point where those 1 goal losses early Read more about Mason High School Boys Lacrosse Highlights[…]

Lacrosse defense, up close and personal with GoPro helmet-cam

Recently we attached a GoPro to the helmet of Mason lacrosse defender, Nick Bosticco, and the attached video shows the view from a defensive player but probably more importantly, the audio tells you how important it is to communicate with your fellow defenders.  Go for a ride on the GoPro helmet cam and get a Read more about Lacrosse defense, up close and personal with GoPro helmet-cam[…]

Great players are hardly ever satisfied

One summer during a clinic I was giving after having made numerous corrections to a particular players’ technique, the player abruptly stopped working and asked; “don’t you think that was good enough?”  To which I replied, “if you are satisfied with good, you’ll never be great”, and that pretty much sums up my feeling on Read more about Great players are hardly ever satisfied[…]

Indoor boys and girls 2v2 drill

I got this drill from the Fusion Lacrosse Club in Long Island, they presented it at the National Convention and I have put it into an animation using Apple’s Keynote program, and at the end there is a short 1 minute video that shows how it works in live action.  I’m posting it now because Read more about Indoor boys and girls 2v2 drill[…]

Individual Defensive Drill

The theme of the day is defense and when it comes to defense, approach is everything!  Lacrosse players come from everywhere, but a fair share come from football and basketball and as much as we love to have those players, the do come with one tragic flaw, they love to square up with the attacker Read more about Individual Defensive Drill[…]

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