Lacrosse Techniques and Training Basic Videos

These are very short and basic videos to get you started


The single most valuable time you can spend away from organized practice is Wall Ball.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a3i1EhDCOQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNachrfffoc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JaVF936stA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiwZV_a2EfY
Hard passes R & L, Quick Sticks R & L,  One Handed R & L,   Throw/Catch/Switch R & L, Switch  Hands between Pass and Catch, Catch Backhand pull over and Pass R & L, Bounce Pass R & L, Behind the Back R & L, etc...


Cradling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcAKOr_WYeo&feature=related
This is a good start, do not wrap thumb around the stick shaft.
We want to see the stick angled thru the palm so you can cradle more vertically, not horizontally, and closer to your head for protection so you are ready to pass and shoot at all times

Basic Ground Balls
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIGxCchHU_I&feature=relmfu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj5grjunuCc&feature=relmfu
I would like to emphasis two things after the scoop:
1. Pull the stick as quickly as possible to a protected position close to your head
2. Sprint to open space, no matter what direction, to give time to look and pass

Throwing & Catching
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLH__Qw5NxA&feature=relmfu
Practice catching and throwing on the run

Dodging
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGR2Ii-VfgE&feature=related

Shooting Basics
http://www.monkeysee.com/play/2312-lacrosse-shooting-skills

Shooting on the run
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oySuDmhvPxU&feature=related

Faceoffs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PdfZ4bECqI&feature=relmfu