Shaft Taps are simple stick tricks that help with making combo transitions. Focus on repetitions to improve your hand-eye coordination and reaction time.
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Whether you’re traveling, spending a week at grandma’s in the country, or stuck in an east Turkish prison, there is always time for some bodyweight training to maintain your strength.
Season 2 of Stick Trick Saturday kicks off with The Fist Bump, a creative stick trick most intermediate lacrosse players should be able to master.
Forearm and grip strength are often overlooked in a lacrosse athlete’s training plan—but definitely shouldn’t be. The muscles of the hand and forearm are the final point at which energy is transferred from your body into the stick.
To focus on the stick of a pro or top level college player too much is a mistake for sure. So how can you get away from caring about your actual stick so much, and start to focus on your stick skills? I’ve got one simple tip that you may find bizarre, but that you […]
I’m shedding the light on reasons why you might not be getting stronger in the gym!
Unless you are working with a strength coach, chances are you don’t have too much guidance in your off-season training. This can lead to a lot of common mistakes that many athletes make when trying to develop their fitness for the upcoming season.
Shooting is a dynamic skill that requires a lot of practice to develop. The right combination of strength, speed, and skill all play a part in shooting with high velocity.
This fall we have all read a number of article talking about youth lacrosse problems, and problems that face almost all youth sports. The specific topics covered were diverse, and the entire collection of readable material paints an interesting picture. So what are the major problems facing youth lacrosse? And what can be done?
I caught up with Mitch Belisle in Fort Greene Park (located in Brooklyn, NY) and we got to talking about off season training and things that kids could do to improve their game. A simple way of working on stick skills, wrist strength, ball awareness and overall ground ball skill is by practicing the Indian […]
While being fast is important for lacrosse, is speed really the main performance trait we should be training? How often do lacrosse players achieve top speed in a game? More often than not, a lacrosse athlete is either accelerating or decelerating in the midst of the game play.
Welcome to Running Stairs with Mitch Belisle! Mitch’s MLL season with the Boston Cannons just recently ended, and before the NLL and next MLL seasons start up, Mitch has to continue to train during the short offseason.
Quickness is a must on while facing off, but a player also needs to be strong to take control of the battle.
Professional sports leagues pay trainers millions of dollars each year to study their teams’ nutrition. What these nutritionists agree upon holds up well for all levels of sport: we are what we eat.
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 […]