Playing wall ball is one of the simplest ways to improve as a player and it should be a common part of your training. The very best players grew up with wall ball and the only way to catch up is to catch the ball.
Having better lacrosse footwork can be an easy way to improve as a player that only requires a few minutes every day. Repetitive ladder drills and cone drill are some of the best ways that are discussed to help you become the best player you can be.
Speed wins in Lacrosse and that’s why it’s called the fastest sport on two feet. In lacrosse you need to be able to beat your man and speed is always a great tool to use. That doesn’t mean you need to be lightning quick to get by your opponent, but without any speed, you won’t do very well. All you need to beat your defender is a mean dodge that leaves them in the dust.
I’ve been playing in the backyard since I was born. Far before I ever picked up a lacrosse stick I was constantly playing outside with friends or by myself. Truthfully, I bet most of you grew up in a similar way, making due with what was available to you. My friends and I would use the woods as a home run marker or stumps in our yard as end zone pylons. This was just how it was and how it still is for many kids around the world. The backyard is our sanctuary, but it should really be your office. Using the backyard as a resource for your skills is a tried and true method to becoming one of the best, it just takes time and determination.
Ground balls win games. This fundamental skill is necessary to become an elite player and a great way to start your journey of taking control on the field. Learning to pick up ground balls the first time every time you will get on the field anywhere you want.
Offseason lacrosse training advice and workouts to get better at lacrosse