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.
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After 6 years of providing the best training to players across the country at our Overnight Summer Camps, we realized we needed something to challenge the top players.
The Stanwick Lacrosse Camp is run down in Maryland, and we were lucky enough to get photos from the camp from Craig Chase. The early premise of this post focuses on the traditional sticks on display at the camp, but it quickly degenerates into Scott Rodgers doing bicep curls with campers, ice bucket challenges, and other tomfoolery.
Over the Summer, many of us get the chance to try new things, and take the risk. What risk am I talking about? It’s the risk associated with something new, something challenging, or something unknown.
One of the things that makes lacrosse such an intense sport is the physicality and speed at which it is played. But to play it well, you need to have not only great speed and agility, but also a solid set of lungs and some serious grit to go with it.
LaxAllStars’ NEW Strength Training partner, Volt Athletics, lend tips about Warming Up like a Champ and preparing to play lacrosse at a higher level.
We talk about why the subject line and first in any email is important, what to include (and not include) in a well written email, and what should be attached to every email that is sent to a coach.
MLL Defenseman of the Week Brian Farrell breaks down some basics stick tricks that can improve a lacrosse player’s game.
We’re back with another episode of #LaxHacks, and this time we’re talkin’ DEFENSE. Jeff explains how to make training nubs used to perfect defensive body positioning and footwork in just a few easy steps by recycling an old lacrosse shaft. Watch and learn!
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.
The jam is effective because most F/O men have very flexible heads and can be used as a great counter move for the clamp.
One of the fastest growing aspects in the sport of lacrosse is the Faceoff and FOGOs (FaceOffGetOff). Players who are exceptional at taking faceoffs are becoming more and more valuable as time passes and the game continues to grow. They have become so important that over the past ten years, that we have seen players get recruited by colleges solely for their faceoff ability.
Mitch Belisle knows that it takes more than luck to make Team USA. Mitch explains how simple, but hard work is what it takes to elevate any lacrosse player to the next level.
Welcome to Episode 1 of Connor Versus! In this series, Connor takes on professional lacrosse players in a couple of different competitions, and will mostly embarrass himself in the process. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to compete against the pros, this is pretty much it!
I’m coaching at an instructional lacrosse camp in New York City this week and next, and it’s serving as a great reminder as to why instructional camps are so important, and why I like them so much.