If you study a great lacrosse player like Ryan Brown and try to shoot like him, you’re on the right path.
Ryan Brown of Atlas Lacrosse Club is one of the most accurate goal scorers in the Premier Lacrosse League. The more you watch him, the better you’ll understand his game and soon you’ll be making his moves your own.
Soul & Science: The Best Shooter In Lacrosse
Episode four of Soul & Science, a thought-provoking segment that’s run during game broadcasts on NBC Sports throughout the league’s inaugural season, was recently released on the PLL’s YouTube Channel. In this episode, host John Brenkus, the creator of Sport Science which used to air on ESPN, takes a deep look at Brown’s shooting mechanics.
Want to shoot like Ryan Brown?
We recommend watching more footage of him playing. Study these YouTube videos below and up your game!
Highlights from junior and senior seasons at Calvert Hall:
Highlights from four seasons at Johns Hopkins University:
Twenty-five goals scored at the 2018 FIL World Championships:
For further inspiration, be sure to make note of Ryan’s personal achievements on the field as well. His knack for shooting and scoring has earned many honors in what’s still a very young career. According to USLacrosse.org:
• Earned all-world honors in helping U.S. team win gold medal in 2018
• Finished tournament with team-leading 25 goals, one away from Mark Millon’s U.S. record of 26 goals
• Had at least two goals in all seven games, led by six-goal effort in pool play win over Scotland
• Had three goals in gold medal win over Canada, including game-tying goal in the fourth quarter
• Three-time USILA All-American (second team in 2015 and 2016, HM in 2014)
• First team All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
• Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
• Finished career at Johns Hopkins with 209 points (159 goals, 150 assists) in 62 games
• 209 career goals ranks second all-time in Hopkins history
• 61 goals he scored in 2015 are a Hopkins’ single season record
• Fourth overall pick in 2016 MLL Collegiate Draft by Charlotte
• MLL All-Star 2017
• Led Charlotte with 34 goals in 2017
• Had 23 goals as a rookie with Charlotte in 2016, finishing second in the league’s Cascade Rookie of the Year voting to U.S. teammate Jack Kelly.
PRO TIP: Becoming the a great lacrosse shooter is not easy work. It takes practice. It takes time and room. But if you stay persistent and put your mind to it like RB did, you can achieve your goals too.