Your Guide to Coaching Youth Lacrosse

New to coaching? With this guide, you can learn the basics of lacrosse coaching and make your rookie season a success.


A Sample Practice for Young Lacrosse Players

A Sample Practice for Young Lacrosse Players

Young players new to lacrosse need reliable coaching to start their careers right. Here is an example of how to approach practices that blend fun and fundamentals.

3 Types of Leaders for Your Team

3 Types of Leaders for Your Team

Though the head coach is in charge, every successful lacrosse team needs a few players to step up as leaders. Here's what a coach should look for when figuring out who should lead their team.

The Basics of Coaching Defense in Lacrosse

The Basics of Coaching Defense in Lacrosse

Coaching defense to young lacrosse players is a challenging concept. Here are some pointers to make sure your team is playing defense the right way.

3 Drills to Increase Shooting Power

3 Drills to Increase Shooting Power

A good shooter can score a lot of goals--and help their team win a lot of games. Here are three drills that will add some speed to your shot.

Lacrosse Tip: Why Clearing is Crucial

Lacrosse Tip: Why Clearing is Crucial

Lacrosse players quickly learn that possessions translate to points. Here's how to perfect the art of clearing and keep the ball in your team's control.

How to Take Advantage of an Extra Man

How to Take Advantage of an Extra Man

The Extra Man Offense (EMO) can come from a penalty or by pulling your goalkeeper. But how do you take advantage of this edge and turn it into points?

The Great Debate: Power or Accuracy?

The Great Debate: Power or Accuracy?

Some players can shoot with great power, while others have pinpoint accuracy. Which one leads to more goals? Here's one theory that may change your approach.

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