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Yoga & Reflection to Close

- Published March 31, 2014 by in The Life, Training

A follow up post to the previous Zen. Lax. Lacrosse. post on doing yoga to open practice. Focusing on letting go can be as important on focusing on achievement.

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How Do You Open Practice Every Day?

0 - Published March 13, 2014 by in The Life

The opening of any activity sets the tone for participants. To open practice every single day, my high school lacrosse team is practicing yoga; it’s not a long sequences of poses, nor is it particularly “difficult” in that players are huffing and puffing, but what it does is zero the focus in around our body and what is going on with it in this moment.

Hot Pot: Five Lacrosse Practice Rules

0 - Published February 19, 2014 by in Hot Pot, Training

With almost every college in the country now “in season”, and many high schools starting up soon, it’s time to talk about that all important first practice. Here are some guidelines I use to make sure my team always has a great first practice of the Spring.

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Lacrosse Practice Priorities: Scrimmage Vs. Drills

1 - Published October 23, 2012 by in College, High School, Training, Youth

Connor Wilson explores the benefits of drills vs. scrimmaging, and how your team can make the best use of its time during practice.

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Coaching Lacrosse With 20 Players Or Less, Part 3

3 - Published April 9, 2012 by in High School, Training, Youth

Not every lacrosse team is fortunate enough to have forty players on its roster. Listen up as Connor Wilson answers a tough question – how small is too small? Part 3 of 3.

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Coaching Lacrosse With 20 Players Or Less, Part 2

3 - Published April 7, 2012 by in High School, Training, Youth

Not every lacrosse team is fortunate enough to have forty players on its roster. Listen up as Connor Wilson explains the advantages of having a small team. Part 2 of 3.

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Coaching Lacrosse With 20 Players Or Less, Part 1

1 - Published April 6, 2012 by in High School, Training, Youth

Not every lacrosse team is fortunate enough to have forty players on its roster. Listen up as Connor Wilson explains how to practice effectively with a small team. Part 1 of 3.

Defensive Lacrosse Drills: Takeaway Teacher

8 - Published April 4, 2012 by in Training

Connor Wilson shares a valuable lacrosse drill to help defensive players learn to throw great checks. This drill teaches timing, takeaways, precision and power. Plus, it can be done alone or during practice!

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UPDATED: College Lacrosse Practices Are Starting Up!

1 - Published January 10, 2012 by in College, Training

Today marked the first official day of practice for a number of college teams from across the country and across the divisions!

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Why College Is Better Than Pro (Mostly)

11 - Published November 1, 2011 by in College, Pro Lacrosse

Connor Wilson argues that college lacrosse is still better than pro lacrosse. He lays out ONE reason and FOUR solutions.

Summer Is THE Time To Get Better At Lacrosse!

2 - Published June 29, 2011 by in College, High School, Training, Youth

It’s Summer. Also known as Lacrosse Time. What are you doing to get better? A little bit? Nothing?!?!?! No way! You can do it. We just have to be creative sometimes to get our lax time in!

Real Talk: Practice Like You Play

7 - Published April 12, 2011 by in Training

Jeff Brunelle discusses the importance of team leadership at lacrosse practice. Hard work on the practice field pays off in games, and hard work on the practice field comes from good leadership.

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Ryan Powell: Play Hard, Work Harder

6 - Published March 29, 2011 by in Pro Lacrosse, Training

Are you doing everything that you possibly can to be the best lacrosse player that you can be? That’s the question Ryan Powell addresses in his newest blog post, and he includes some great tips for young players out there – including his full wall ball routine!

Hot Pot Of Lax: Eastern University Extended Training Day

4 - Published February 17, 2011 by in Hot Pot, NCAA

Video of the Eastern University lacrosse team training like mad men, plus plenty of lax links to check out while you’re drinking your morning cup of joe.

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Creative Lacrosse Training & Player Development: PRACTICE!

10 - Published February 8, 2011 by in High School, Training

Is your team, player or child training the right way? Are you playing in more games and tournaments than practices? Maybe you’re not prepping your kids for the next level the right way. Yes, I AM talking about practice, Mr. Iverson.

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Division 1 Lacrosse – Full Speed Ahead

1 - Published February 8, 2011 by in College

For a lacrosse player, the highest level of competition is college. The MLL and NLL are post-graduation options for some, but the college game is still the most professional level of play. Media days and practices inside multi-million dollar facilities… just another day in the life of a big time Division 1 lacrosse player.

Cajun’s Corner – Practice

1 - Published November 11, 2010 by in High School

The Cajun is ragin’. Lacrosse-wise, that is a fact. Pure Science. Lax in Dutchtown has commenced. Now practice.

How to Put Fun Back Into Practice

3 - Published January 30, 2009 by in Training

Are some of your practices looking like this?

Well, I’ve got a way for you to break up that monotony.
Enter Dodgeball.