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The Dirty Lift Check

0 - Published May 23, 2014 by in Featured, Training

The lift check is one of the most effective checks a defenseman can utilize. The “dirty” lift check is a special technique which I have developed in my style of play.

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2014 Ales Hrebesky Defensive Highlight Video

0 - Published April 30, 2014 by in Box, International

Yesterday’s Ales Hrebesky Memorial Super Post focused on the results and featured a ton of offensive action. Today’s post focuses on the other side of the ball, and it’s ALL about defense! Big hits, big saves, great takeaway checks and so much more… this Defensive Highlights video is top notch!

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Defensive Stick Work

0 - Published April 25, 2014 by in Featured, Training

I often get questions about picking up a groundball with a long pole, and more often than not, it seems to come from the dad of the player who is 3’2″, weighs about as much as a bag of feathers and has what seems like a 30lb and 20ft long pole. Let me start by […]

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The Lacrosse Show: Hamilton Pollard

0 - Published November 25, 2013 by in LXM PRO

Did you miss The Lacrosse Show last week? Mark Powers and I discussed four HOT topics, and then we brought Hamilton Pollard on for a lengthy interview on Maverik, the LXM PRO, the disappearance of the takeaway defenseman, and much, much more! Hamilton gives us some great answers, and even helps Mark deal with being […]

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2015 Canadian Long Pole Throws Junk

0 - Published August 8, 2013 by in High School

When it comes to top level defensive recruits, it often seems like the junk throwing, slap check happy, risk taker is a thing of the past. Most of these top level recruits are athletic and tough position guys, who have great feet and excellent size… but every once in a while we get a throwback, […]

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Tweet of the Week: D-Mids, The Interns

0 - Published August 8, 2013 by in The Life

There were multiple Tweet of the Week nominees this week. I thought I had picked a winner twice before I got to this gem, so I thought it would be fair to link Rosie’s guac-filled tweet about The Lacrosse Network’s MLL Hangout and the Bucket Helmet’s keen MLL observation. The winner, though, goes to one […]

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Hot Pot: The Next Tucker Durkin

0 - Published August 7, 2013 by in High School, Hot Pot

Tucker Durkin’s high school highlight tape quickly became a thing of legend (at least in my mind) because of the sheer ferocity on display. Durkin thinks man first, and makes the opposition pay time and time again. If you haven’t seen it, it’s truly worth a watch or ten. He just knocks over everybody out […]

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Lehigh’s Dominant Defense

0 - Published March 30, 2012 by in College, NCAA

An up close look at the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team’s impressive defense this season. Learn more about the best defense in the country, and how they went from mediocre to top dog.

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Best Lacrosse Stick Check Takeaway Video EVER.

4 - Published January 28, 2011 by in The Life, Training

How about a little stick check and takeaways highlight video to start your friday off right? Some of the best lacrosse checks over the years from High School to college to the World Games… defense is key in lacrosse. Now can you make it look pretty?