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 Pick Up aka a quick stick pick up.
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.
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.
Joe Bannon, goaltender for the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Trilogy goalie instructor, breaks down the necessity of having proper footwork in the crease.
The Cancer Research Institute, which is known as the Leader in Immunotherapy, raises money that goes directly to fighting cancer using a revolutionary and an increasingly successful class of treatments called immunotherapy. So what happens when Trilogy, the Leader in Lacrosse Education, meets the Leader in Immunotherapy? Lacrosse crushes cancer.
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One of my favorite things about teaching the fundamentals of face-offs is that the improvement can happen instantly. Eventually it’s the little things that separate good face-off men from great face-off men.
I often get questions about picking up a groundball with a long pole, and more often than not, it seems to come from the dad of the player who is 3’2″, weighs about as much as a bag of feathers and has what seems like a 30lb and 20ft long pole. Let me start by saying that I don’t think any player should use a long pole longer than themselves.
Sending a college coach a highlight video is one of the best ways to make that coach better acquainted with you as a player, as well as to make him want to see you play in person.
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.
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.
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 […]