lacrosse training

Watch How Max Seibald Trains In The Off Season

By Lacrosse Playground | December 23, 2011 |
It pays to never take the day off. Lacrosse all-star, Max Seibald (Team USA, Denver Outlaws, Philly Wings, Cornell graduate) trains to be the best every single day of the year. Watch a video montage of him working out with Frankly Fitness in NYC. Read More...

Sports Made Personal and Team ONE Lacrosse Merge to Create Chicagoland’s Premier Lacrosse Development Company

By Lacrosse Playground | December 19, 2011 |
CHICAGO – Sports Made Personal(SMP), the Chicago area’s leading athlete development and personal training company, is pleased to announce that it has merged with Team ONE Lacrosse to create Chicagoland’s premier lacrosse development company. The merger combines Team ONE’s elite travel lacrosse programming with SMP’s industry-best infrastructure to create the area’s best and most advanced lacrosse player development platform. The Team ONE brand will be preserved and its training staff, regarded by many as Chicagoland’s best, will remain in place. Read More...

Lacrosse Evolution Announces Girls Goalie School and Draw Clinics

By Lacrosse Playground | December 13, 2011 |
King of Prussia, PA – December 13, 2011 – Lacrosse Evolution today announced their Girls Winter training programs at its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities for the Winter of 2012. Penn State alumni Steph Ellis will be sharing her years of experience between the pipes with aspiring young goalies in the Lacrosse Evolution Girls Goalie School. Read More...

Norwegian Lacrosse Boot Camp Video

By Lacrosse Playground | December 13, 2011 |
Norway's lacrosse team is doing everything to make sure they aren't considered languid. Their conditioning practices are new to us and very peculiar to say the very least. Regardless, this will probably be the most bizarre thing you will watch all day. Read More...

The Sharp Shooter: A Player’s Guide to the Art and Science of Lacrosse Shooting

By Lacrosse Playground | December 9, 2011 |
The Sharp Shooter is now available to order. Get an in-depth look into the art and science of lacrosse shooting, written by Joe Walters. What a perfect gift for any lacrosse enthusiast for the holidays. Joe Walters is the all-time scoring leader at the University of Maryland and a Major League Lacrosse champion. His fluid and rhythmic style of play has forever changed the game. If there's one person I had to choose to learn from it would be Walters. All orders received by December 16th SHIP FREE! Send an email to [email protected] to request an order form.

Notre Dame Lacrosse – Group “Asterisk” Defensive Drill

By Lacrosse Playground | December 7, 2011 |
Defensive Coordinator Gerry Byrne introduces the Group "Asterisk" drill which focuses on footwork, approach angles and technique when confronting a dodger from an interior slide position. This new drill focuses on the footwork/choreography that is central to evaluating and executing a great slide read and the slide itself. Read More...

Rutgers Lacrosse Strength and Conditioning Program Sets Bar High

By Lacrosse Playground | November 23, 2011 |
412 loves to throw weights around and the same goes for the the Rutgers Men's Lacrosse team. The team recently posted a handful of videos displaying their work ethic during Fall Ball. The team's various workouts include weighted dips, ladders, cones, power cleans, and sprinting with weights attached to name a few. Hopefully, this is a sign of great things to come for Rutgers lacrosse. Read More...

The Art Of The Slide

By Lacrosse Playground | November 22, 2011 |
Playing the position of defense in lacrosse is based on technique and foot positioning. Defense, particularly in lacrosse, involves adjusting and reacting to the offensive player's move. The man with the ball always knows his next move. It's up to the defenseman to catch on to it. If you catch on too late, then you may cost your team a goal. Read More...

Lacrosse Speed training with IMG Lacrosse Academy

By Lacrosse Playground | November 16, 2011 |
Use these quick drills demonstrated by IMG coach Pat Haley to help develop and enhance your quickness. Don't assume that these are the only ways you can work on quickness though, be creative and have fun with it and you'll be looking forward to your training that much more. Read More...

Queens University Lacrosse Team Breaks Into Dance at 6am Lift

By Lacrosse Playground | November 11, 2011 |
There's nothing exciting about working out before the sun comes up. Except maybe when you do it with your best friends. Queens University Lacrosse team crushed weights at 6am and had enough energy to break it on down to tunes. Team bonding at its finest.Read More...

“Dynamo” Passing with Notre Dame Lacrosse

By Lacrosse Playground | November 1, 2011 |
Dynamo Passing is a high-rep, high-speed drill for every position to develop confidence in throwing and catching "over the shoulder" passes. Notre Dame Assistant Coach Gerry Byrne explains the importance of the drill and goes over the routine in the classroom and on the field. Read More...

Brown’s Fall Lacrosse Conditioning Ends with the US Marines Challenge (Video)

By Lacrosse Playground | October 31, 2011 |
Coach Lars Tiffany has made it clear his team is going to do everything possible to make a statement in the upcoming 2012 season. He's reached out to Navy SEALS and now the US Marines. Earlier this Fall, the team completed The Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge. On Friday, the Brown Men's Lacrosse team finished their Fall conditioning with the help of the Marines. Each challenge was rewarding because the workouts were primarily teambuilding exercises. Read More...