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4. Goaltending Shooting & Basics


Equipment Needed: Lacrosse Box, Balls, Nets, Sticks, Helmets & Gloves, 2 Goalies (Full Equipment)

TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME:

60

MINS

  1. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    - Huddle (Circle at Centre-Floor):
    - Re-Hash: Skills Learned In Previous Weeks (Questions?) – Game (What Did They Like About It); Static Stretches (Who Did Them?)
    - Discussion: Lacrosse - Opportunity

  2. Goaltending Drill #1: Goalie "Stance" & "Rebound Control"


    MINS
    - Demo: Goaltending (See Fundamental Skill Analysis)
    - Goalie Stance & Rebound Control (Variation #1) - Corner Specific/Different Angles/Goalie Trap & Scoop
    *Run this drill simultaneous to drill #3 & #4

  3. Stickwork Drill #1: Passing Against The Boards "Wall Ball"


    MINS
    = 4 minutes
    - Wall Ball (Variation #2A) - "Pass High" (2m away) - soft hands
    *Run this drill after drill #2 while other coaches warm up the goalies

  4. Warm-Up Drill #3: Board Shuttles


    MINS
    = 6 minutes
    - Board Shuttles (Variation #1) - Strong Hand Variation (Be Aware Of The Players' "Hand" Behind You)
    - 2-3 groups - track how many you catch in a row without dropping
    *Run this drill simultaneous to drill #2 while other coaches warm up the goalies

  5. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    - Dynamic Stretches
    - Try to find volunteers to demonstrate Stationary Dynamic Stretches that they remember
    - Water Break = 2 minutes

  6. Warm-Up Drill #5: Semi-Circle ("Horseshoe") Shooting


    MINS
    - "Eyes of the Stick" = 2 minutes
    - Semi Circle Shooting (Variation #2) – L to R/R to L (Outside & Inside)
    *tip diagram

  7. Stickwork Drill #4: Partner Passing On-The-Run


    MINS
    - Partner Passing On-The-Run (Variation #1A & #1B) - Wrong Side 1st/Proper-Side 2nd (Start With Goalie Pass) - No Shot (Half-Floor or Full-Floor - depending on group size)
    – One Side To The Other (Progressively Farther Away From Each Other)
    – No Side Shuffling

  8. Warm-Up Drill #6: "Snake" Shooting


    MINS
    - Demo (2 min): Shooting-the-run - "reach" arms & "rotate" hips
    - Snake Shooting (Variation #1 & #2) – High & Low
    *bottom diagram
    - Water Break = 2 minutes

  9. Goaltending Drill #3A: Breakaway Competition


    MINS
    - Breakaway Competition (Variation #2A) - Team Competition - 1 Shot Each (Shooter vs. Shooter + Team vs. Team)

  10. Fundamental Skills Analysis:


    MINS
    - Circle at Centre-Floor
    - Static Stretches - Coach
    - Implement Leg Routine – Distribute Upper Body Routine

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