Individual Offensive Skills: Passing, catching, shooting (inside, outside, on the run shots), stick protection, dodging (inside roll, rocker, question-mark, finalizer, face, pump fake, split, swim dodge), ground balls, and face-offs.
Individual Defensive Skills: 1 vs 1 defense (addressing the ball, retreat from dodger), footwork, body position, forcing opponents to weak hand, basic stick checks (poke, slap, lift checks), forehand takeaway stick checks (2 handed wrap, 1 handed wrap, over the head check), backhand takeaway stick checks (half-moon, ding dong, back wrap checks).
Goalies: Proper warm up, stance and positioning, shot stopping (close, mid-range, outside), rebounds, clearing and outlet passes, understanding team defense and communication, being a vocal leader, mental aspects of the game. All goalie coaches have college goal-tending playing or coaching experience.
Team Concepts & Lacrosse IQ: All team concepts taught are universal to the sport of lacrosse for any team at any level and include face-offs, clears/fast breaks, rides/defending the fast break, settled offense off ball movement, team defense.
Skill Competitions for Prizes: Face-off tournament, fastest shot with radar gun, 1 vs. 1 tournament
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