Our fourth Club Directors Panel presented a bit of a challenge for our participants, because we asked about attitudes of those associated with off-season lacrosse. By no means are we being accusatory of our panel, but as the scene continues to evolve, we are simply wondering what they’re experiencing from their side of the table.
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One of the two things I remember most about all of my goals were 1. I shot as hard as I could, no matter where I was on the field and 2. My highest percentage shots were those that were “off-hip”.
With the proliferation of tournaments and showcase camps, elite level instructional opportunities have become more and more rare. When you look at the numbers, this trend seems to be backwards simply because so many new players are picking up the sport. There are more opportunities to play the sport than every before but not as many opportunities to learn and develop skills from talented teachers.
Week Three of the Club Directors Panel finds us discussing how many tournaments a club should participate in, and how these clubs select those events. Should you play in three tournaments or five? If you play in too few events are you risking not being seen by coaches? If you play in too many events, are you risking injury or being over exposed?
Understanding stick protection is key to playing lacrosse but especially as an attackman. It’s all about keeping your body between the defensemen and your stick.
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.
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.
Guardian board member Hunter Francis, the Director of Operations for the Baltimore Bayhawks from 01-06 and also the Owner/GM of the Baltimore Bombers in 2013, took some time out of his busy day to sit down and answer a few questions on goaltending for this first installment of the Guardian Goaltending Interview Series.
We’re off and running after a spirited Week One of the Club Directors Panel. This week we dive into something a little more specific, the accelerated recruiting process. Perhaps the most intriguing part of lacrosse today is the development of D1 coaches accepting verbal commitments from sophomores and freshmen.
There is a time and place to use a behind the back pass or shot. I use it very rarely, but am comfortable using it when I need to because I work on constantly.
Athletic tape, a hair dryer, and a wine cork…these items enable some brilliant #LaxHacks! Today we’re hitting you with a Part 2 of a multi-part series that will teach you (or remind you of!) the best ways to take care of your lacrosse stick. Learn how to conquer rattle, how to re-shape the throat of your head, and how to deal with those annoying stripped screw holes on your lacrosse shafts.
Please welcome Tom Garvey to LAS! As you can see in Tom’s bio at the bottom of the page, he knows the game well. Now, with the Performance Athletic Club, he’s taking his knowledge to other parts of the world. First up is multiple day stop in Tokyo, Japan!
We’ve gathered a group of industry leaders from different parts of the country and from different sized programs to discuss the current state of off-season club lacrosse, their roles as club directors, the state of recruiting, and what the future holds for amateur lacrosse. You’re going to find a group of men who are very passionate about their profession, which is helping young athletes and their families.
Editor’s Note: Trilogy directors and coaches will be dropping tons of knowledge on you from week to week. This week, Mitch Belisle is breaking down skip lanes on defense. Make sure you check out our Training Archive as well, brought to you by Trilogy! When coaches talk about players who “do the little things,” covering skip lanes is exactly […]
Editor’s note: Please welcome Marty Cahill to LaxAllStars.com! The former Delaware Blue Hen is entering his sixth season of Major League Lacrosse this year as a middie for the Boston Cannons. If you missed the last episode of Lax Hacks, be sure to check it out above, then read what Marty has to say as […]
Watching game film has been a constant practice throughout Ryan Boyle’s career, and in part one of this two part YouTube series, Ryan explains how to scout an opponent.
Balling on a budget, and enjoying the beautiful game of lacrosse… that’s what it’s are all about. Here are few important tips to help you maintain your lacrosse head throughout the season!
There are a lot of camps and clinics for lacrosse nowadays, not to mention a ton of recruiting camps. If you’re interested in a new event that looks to be a truly elite one, make sure to read Connor’s interview with Adrenaline about their Black Card Showcase and Platinum Cup. But if you just want to know how to teach the game the right way in general, then look no further than the Beast for wisdom: