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Drills Archive

These drills are presented in PDF format:
Steps to Success
Ground Ball - Three Across the Field
Ground Ball - Out and Back
Ground Ball - Box Out
Ground Ball - Chaser
Men's 2 on 1 Ground Balls
Men's Pass Ground Balls
Men's Scooping Box Out 
Men's Riding After a Shot
Men's Riding After a Sideline Dead Ball
Men's Riding Off the End Line
Men's Transition 3 v 2 Full Field
Men's Transition 3 v 2 Initiate from X
Men's Transition 6 v 6 Scramble
Men's Midfield 4 v 3 Alley
Men's Out of Dodge
Men's Pick and Roll
Men's Feed the Crease 
Hopkins Up and Over Shooting
Hopkins Over and Down Shooting
Man/Ball Drill
Scoop and Clear
Change of Direction
Men's Split and Roll Dodge
Men's 1 v 1 Scramble/Recover Drill

Women's Give and Go
Women's Pick and Peel Ground Balls
Women's Pick and Roll
Women's Extend and Recover
Women's Four Point 1 v 1
Women's Pressure Ground Ball
Women's Amped Up Star Drill
Women's Grub Drill
Women's Midfield Add In Drill 
Women's Stickwork Inside the Center Circle
Women's Triangle Rotation Shooting
Women's Mirror Shooting Drill
Women's Cross Crease Finishing
Women's Monkey in the Middle
Women's 4-Corner Shooting 
Women's Circle Feed: GBs or Passes
Women's One Feeder Finishing Drill
Women's Rolling Numbers Drill

These drills are presented in DOC format:
Men's 4 on 4 Pressure
Men's Clears After the Shot
Men's Form Shooting
Men's Six Line Shooting

Women's 3 on 3 Across the Field
Women's 5 Point Shooting
Women's Double Feed Shooting
Women's Numbers Drill


These drills are presented in VIDEO format:
Men's Shooting Drills (3 presented) 

 
 
Education & Training | USL Coaching Education Program |

Hone Your Coaching Skills - Anytime, Anywhere!

With the explosive growth of the sport of lacrosse around the country, the need for knowledgeable and experienced coaches is greater than ever before. The US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program is the surest way to access everything you need to know to be a great lacrosse coach.

The program includes:
  • Level 1 and Level 2 Online courses for Men's and Women's Lacrosse
  • Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Instructional clinics for Men's and Women's Lacrosse
  • Full Certification for Level 1 and Level 2 Men's and Women's Lacrosse
       (Level 3 certification coming in 2012)
  • Continuing Education Opportunities

"I feel that certification is an acknowledgement of commitment to the sport; I also feel that it is important that coaches continue to hone their skills just as players are expected to do"
     -- Level 1 certified coach, Federalsburg, Maryland

"As a coach, I feel that I owe it to my team, my fellow coaches and the game to try to improve both on and off the field."
     -- Level 2 certified coach, Cincinnati, OH

To become Level 1 certified you must be a US Lacrosse Coach member and need to fulfill the three requirements below (for further information about each requirement, please click on the corresponding blue button):

CEP1  
level 1 certification

 
 
212- The Extra Degree
 
 
US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program

Coaches are some of the most influential role models in kids' lives today. Are you up for the challenge?

With the explosive growth of the sport of lacrosse around the country, the need for knowledgeable, experienced coaches is greater than ever before. US Lacrosse is committed to providing opportunities to develop these important leaders, through online offerings, clinics and comprehensive certification.

The US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program provides you with all the tools you need to be a successful coach. Learn more about the US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program.

According to research, a successful coach...

• is motivational and inspires athletes to improve and work hard,
• is knowledgeable about the skills and tactics of the sport,
• is relational and excellent at communicating with players and parents,
• possesses good character and is a positive role model.

US Lacrosse will help you achieve these goals, whether you played the game, have coached for many years, or are just volunteering for your child's program.

Get started - take the Level 1 Online Course.

US Lacrosse is proud to partner with the Positive Coaching Alliance to increase your ability to not only help your players with games, but to teach them important life lessons through the sport of lacrosse.

► Looking to get involved in coaching youth? Contact your local chapter.
► Looking for high school or college opportunities? Visit our careers page.
► Want to learn about the premier coaches education event for coaches at all levels? Visit the US Lacrosse National Convention page.

 

 
 
Mobile Coach App
USL Unveils Mobile Coach App

The US Lacrosse Mobile Coach app is now available and provides US Lacrosse coach members free access to 100 men’s and 100 women’s lacrosse drills, complete with explanations, diagrams and videos, all beamed to users of the iPhone and Android phone.

The software, also available on computers via the web site www.uslmobilecoach.com, allows coaches to select, organize and install various drills illustrating dozens of lacrosse concepts for teams and players at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Get the FAQs

The software, developed by US Lacrosse in conjunction with Advanced Mobile Solutions, is easy to use both online and on the smart phone. After a login screen, users can view and sort drills by gender, concept and skill level, and place them in order for a given practice. The material and concepts come from the highly successful US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program. (CEP), the first national, standardized training program for lacrosse coaches.

Coaches of all levels will benefit from USL Mobile Coach, but it may be most assuring to part-time youth or high school coaches who balance the demands of full-time employment and parenthood. The software contains drill diagrams and explanations as well as video demonstrations and actual game footage that illustrate various concepts.

"The new mobile technology allows coaches to easily access, organize and share US Lacrosse drills and video with players and assistant coaches on the field, "said Chris Snyder, manager of coaches' education and training at US Lacrosse. "This is a ground-breaking US Lacrosse member benefit for coaches at all levels." 

Got Questions or Need Help? Please email Chris Snyder at .