Westboro Girls Youth Lacrosse. Glax education and play, youth through high school girls lacrosse.

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Drill/Activity

Objective/Suggestion

Time

Bring it in

Gather the team to discuss practice plans for the day

5 minutes

Some warm-up activity

Warm up stretch legs, arms, shoulders, neck & midsection

5 minutes

Coaches Instruction - Cradling

Reviewing the Basic instruction on the fundamentals

2 minutes

(Drill 1) Individual cradling practice

Look to get girls who can and feel comfortable to use their opposite hands.

  • Advanced or those who want to try getting them to switch back and forth

2 minutes

(Drill 2) - Competitive Figure 8s

Gaining comfort with switching hands while running -keeping head up while cradling & running

5 minutes

Coaches Instruction - Ground Balls

Basic instruction on the fundamentals

2 minutes

(Drill 3) Individual ground balls

Working both on stationary and on running through the ball. 

  • Looking to introduce everyone to using both hands

 

(Drill 4) Team Ground Ball Challenge

More experienced girls try with opposite hand

3 minutes

(Drill 5) Ground Ball Tag

Ground balls under pressure

5 minutes

Coaches Instruction - Passing & Catching

Basic instruction on the fundamentals

3 minutes

(Drill 6) Baseball Throw

look to have the girls throw to each other?

Basic motion of throwing an object

3 minutes

(Drill 7) Partner passing

(everyone should have a new partner each practice)

Passing & Catching

7 minutes

(Drill 8)Work the Point

Catching, Passing & Shooting

10 minutes

Water break

 

2 minutes

Coaches Instruction - hot-spots - positions

Instruction on positioning on offense

3 minutes

(Drill 9) Hot Spot Movement

  • Have the girls cradling with the balls to re-enforce cradling & running.

Getting players familiar with hot spots

5 minutes

Water Break

 

2 minutes

Coaches Instruction - positions - offense & defense

  1. Review of positions (A,M,D)
    1. Re-inforce defensive positions
  1. Introduction of shooting space
  2. Introduction of dangerous shot
  3. 3 pass rule
    1. Re-inforcing that a 4th pass can and often should be made
    1. Also that passing in the defensive zone also counts

Reviewing who belongs where, off-sides, the job of each position, etc.

Introducing and clarifying some of the more confusing rules

15 minutes

Drill - defense in unsettled situation

Teaching the girls how to pick up a player when things are confused

5 minutes

Bring it in/wrap up

Review with the girls what they learned and field any questions

5 minutes

 

 

90 minutes