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3. Basic Fundamentals - Lesson #3


Equipment Needed: Lacrosse Box, Lax Balls, Nets (4 If Possible), Tape, Full Equipment, Pinnies

Pre-Practice: (20 min - Optional):
- Demo How To Put On Equipment – 20 Minutes Prior To Practice

TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME:

60

MINS

  1. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    Huddle (Circle at Centre-Floor):
    - Lacrosse: Great Teams
    - Come up with an appropriate word, as a team, for a team cheer...

  2. Warm-Up Drill #2A: Line Shuttles (Straight & Staggered)


    MINS
    - (Variation #1A & #1B) - Loose Balls (Stationary & Dynamic) - "Attack the Ball"
    *top diagram

  3. Stickwork Drill #3: Loose Balls/Catching "On-The-Run"


    MINS
    - Loose Ball On-The-Run (Variation #1B) - Coaches at Centre-Floor With Balls - Roll To Player Running Past
    *left-side of diagram

  4. Stickwork Drill #3: Loose Balls/Catching "On-The-Run"


    MINS
    - Catching On-The-Run (Variation #2A) - Players Run Past Coach Who Lobs A Ball To Oncoming Player
    *right-side of diagram
    - Water Break = 2 minutes

  5. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    - Dynamic Warm-Up - Introduce "Stationary Dynamic" Routine

  6. Cradling Drill #2: Cradling/Dodging Around Pylons ("Side-to-Side")


    MINS
    - Demo: Face Dodge, Roll Dodge
    - (Variation #2) - Progressively Faster - Weave Pylons & "Make A Move" (Face-Dodge & Roll Dodge) - Different Combinations

  7. Cradling Drill #4: "Open Floor" Cradling & Checking


    MINS
    - Demo: Defensive Footwork (Side-Shuffle & Drop-Step)
    - (Variation #1) – Footwork Only (No Defensive Checking)

  8. Cradling Drill #4: "Open Floor" Cradling & Checking


    MINS
    - (Variation #2) – Footwork + Ball Carrier "Making Moves"

  9. Transition Drill #1A: Basic Out & Up ("Get To The Middle")


    MINS
    - (Variation #1A) - Cut Around Pylon & Receive Pass (Opposite Corners)
    *top diagram

  10. Loose Ball Drill #5A: "Broken Play" Loose Balls


    MINS
    - Demo: Faking – Wrists (Top Hand Only), Head, Body, Left-Right-High-Low, Series Of Fakes
    – Practice Different Fake Series’ As A Group (Along Boards)
    Loose Ball Behind The Net
    - (Variation #1A & #1B) – Lines In Both Corners (Wrong Floor Sides) - No Fakes To Start
    *top diagram

  11. Games Drill #20: Small-Sided Games


    MINS
    - (Variation #1) - 3 Vs. 3 Width-Wise – Half Floor - Players Lined Up On Rag Lines, No Contact + No Goalies & 3x3 Net (Paperweight/Tyke)
    *top diagram

  12. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    - Static Stretches - In the dressing room
    - Circle in the middle of the floor (if possible)

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