Author: Enoch C. Williams

Enoch is a veteran lacrosse player. He has played on the same team for 20 years, and his teammates are like family to him. He's worked hard over the last two decades to get where he is today, playing in some of the best tournaments in North America with people that have become lifelong friends. Enoch loves pushing himself physically and mentally every time he steps onto the field, knowing that if he doesn't give 100% then there's always someone else who will take his place.

During the off-season, it’s easy for workout routines to stagnate. If your program is becoming monotonous, a dose of cardio circuit training can do wonders for the body, mind and spirit. Circuit training is a form of body conditioning or resistance training that uses high-intensity aerobics. These action-packed routines, which can be customized according to your age or level of fitness, are known for delivering maximum results in a short span of time. They target more muscle groups with frequent repetitions of a series of different exercises, which are repeated for maximum effect. The Benefits of Cardio Circuit Training 1. Total Body Workout…

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With the exploding popularity of lacrosse, earning a roster spot is more competitive now than ever. It’s no secret that athletes who devote the time and energy to lacrosse training gain an edge above the competition. But in order to really stand out in tryouts, you will need to practice more than just conditioning and weight training to report to your first practice in post-season form. Stickwork Wall ball will always remain the ultimate, no-frills drill for lacrosse players. However, you may not realize this staple has the potential for so much more. By adding conditioning drills to the mix, wall…

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Lacrosse, a high-contact, high-speed game, is a sport best played by the strong and quick. In high school and college, off-season workouts contain as much weight lifting as conditioning. By beginning a weight training routine today, athletes gain a better shot of out-muscling the competition during tryouts. Get Your Program Organized With numerous sports commitments, young athletes are always on-the-run. Before starting weight training, athletes should begin blocking off available time. They can get started by creating a monthly workout calendar. Since different muscles groups should be worked on different days, it helps to plan everything ahead of time. Other…

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To serve their players best, youth lacrosse coaches must be master motivators. Through their leadership, they transform individual athletes into cohesive teams. These solid squads are built through repetition of youth lacrosse drills, like Blind Man’s Bluff, which motivate and engage every player. Youth Lacrosse Drills to Step up your Team’s Game 1) Firing Practice Youth lacrosse drills that incorporate a series of rapid fire shots are a good way to reinforce the fundamentals in an exciting way. Assemble about 15 lacrosse balls around the top of the arc opposite the goalPlace the first player at one end of the line of ballsAt the…

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According to US Lacrosse guidelines, an under-19 concussion management plan should include these five steps: 1. Preseason Education Because lacrosse is full of contact, parents, players and coaches benefit from becoming educated even before the season starts. This should include signs and symptoms, possible prevention, treatment and return to play guidelines. To improve concussion management, make sure players wear approved and properly-fitted protective lacrosse equipment. 2. Pre-season Baseline Testing A pre-season baseline testing is a physical examination, including a review of a lacrosse players’ prior injuries and previously existing medical conditions. 3. Evaluation Concussions will occur in the game of lacrosse, because…

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So, you are desperately trying to improve game but your best friend is out of town and that means, you have no other option but to practice your shooting all alone. It is tough to find someone who share your passion for the game and this is the reason why you need to find a way to practice lacrosse on your own. Here we have listed 7 Shooting Drills that you can do by yourself: What You’ll Need An open field A lacrosse cage A lacrosse stick 10 lacrosse balls 2 cones Warm Up Lacrosse shooting drills begin with, what else, shooting. Stand in…

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Both aspiring and established keepers regularly practice several lacrosse goalie drills that improve their reaction time. These simple drills, like the brick wall drill or the pipe drill, are proven to increase goalie save percentage. If stopping shots is your business, try one of our five lacrosse goalie drills today. Brick Wall Drill Young players soon learn they can do themselves a favor by spending some quality time throwing the ball against a brick wall. Goalies can get in on the fun too by pairing up with an offensive player. In the brick wall drill, a goalie should line up…

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The lacrosse face off is about more than just brute strength. Winning consistently requires the right tactics. Top face off men execute many different face off moves to stifle the competition. By applying different moves, including The Clamp and The Jump, face off men can give their team a crucial edge. The Clamp The Clamp, the most common face off move, is usually first taught to young players. If done correctly, it gives the center midfielder ball control. When the whistle blows, the face off man should try to clamp down on the ball stronger and quicker than their opponent. After…

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Lacrosse is a high-intensity sport that can take your game to the next level if you’re looking to improve your shooting skills. These seven lacrosse shooting drills will help you focus on your accuracy, power and technique. So whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned player, give these drills a try! What You’ll Need An open fieldA lacrosse cageA lacrosse stick10 lacrosse balls2 cones Warm Up Lacrosse shooting drills begin with, what else, shooting. Stand in line with the left post about five yards away from the cageDrop about 10 balls on the ground in front of youLine…

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Attackmen, lacrosse’s offensive specialists, receive most of the glory as they pile up assists and goals. But to earn this coveted spot on the field, it requires practicing lacrosse attack drills that develop the crucial skills of dodging, shooting and passing. Attackmen who pose this triple threat rarely hurt for playing time. Groundballs In any given game, the team with more groundballs is more likely have the most points on the scoreboard. As a result, players who practice the art of scooping properly do their team a big favor. Since many players typically vie for the same groundball during games,…

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