Even though the game is tough on the body, there are some proactive steps you can take to make sure you avoid truly catastrophic injuries like ACL tears or pulled hamstrings. The key is making sure your body is operating with proper mechanics and structural integrity, and having the mental awareness to move your body in safe patterns.
Tag Archives | Training
Yoga. It used to be what you thought girls did instead of lifting weights, but it’s way more than that.
I was fortunate enough to be exposed to yoga at a young age when my mom dragged me to a class one Sunday morning in 7th grade. For the first 15 minutes, I could not stop laughing because I couldn’t take it seriously. I was immature, ignorant, and naïve.
Check out this awesome workout video, giving an inside look at one of Paul Rabil’s training sessions.
Goal Guardian board member Ted Glynn, a three-time starter and MVP at Kean University, former Owner/General Manager of the Reading Rockets in the Professional Lacrosse League (PLL) and a goaltending instructor in northern New Jersey, sat down with us to answer a few questions for our second installment of the Guardian Goaltending Interview Series.
Wall Ball is the easiest way to improve your stick work in a short amount of time. Develop good habits with proper technique. Shoulders turned, feet moving, arms back and away from your body.
This week’s Reader Poll is all about self improvement!
U-19 USMNT players Dan Seglio and Mike Tagliaferri teach you how to improve your game!
So you want to play lacrosse in college, do you? We’ve got TEN relatively simple steps you can take to make sure that you have as good a chance as anyone else out there. This is your key to becoming the total package!
This week’s Hot Pot looks at training in November. Quint Kessenich had some great thoughts on November training, and we have a couple of points to add to his great Oath List!
Blowout wins and losses happen in lacrosse games. But are coaches dealing with them in the right way? Is traditional knowledge of slowing it down, passing and subbing enough? Or are both teams getting shortchanged?
Connor Wilson is claiming that with one simple change in philosophy, teams can improve drastically. And it starts with the coaches! Does this theory hold any water whatsoever? If you disagree, knock Connor down a peg or two… but this seems pretty solid!
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.
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.
Scott Umberger is back with another quick-hitting post on how you can be a better athlete. He’s keeping it simple for you, and making sure you can be all you can be. Listen up and if you know a thing or two about training, don’t hesitate to drop knowledge in the comments!
Scott Umberger checks in and lets the LaxAllStars.com readers know how to Grow… by EATING! Eat to Grow, get your weight up and become a better athlete and lacrosse player. Wins all around.