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Training Videos

Here’s a site with some good training videos.  Most are reasonable quality and offer some good tips.

Kudda Girls Lacrosse Training

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Clinics

  • Defense (16 clinics)

    • A Series of One on One Drills In this series of free coaching videos for girls youth lacrosse, JHU Coach Janine Tucker shares a series of one on one drills. These drills are designed to teach the progression of defensive fundamentals while the offense focuses on their technique.
    • Jessie Morgan: Defensive Fundamentals Against the 8M and Crease Defense for Girls Lacrosse In this series of free instructional videos for girls youth lacrosse coaches, Howard University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan explains defensive play fundamentals for the 8M and crease defense.
    • Defensive drills- Chalktalk Coach Robinson goes thru a progression of drills designed to teach players the fundamentals of individual defense to team defense.
    • Defensive drills- Kuddamation Coach Robinson goes thru a progression of drills designed to teach players the fundamentals of individual defense to team defense.
    • Girls Lacrosse: 7v7 Defense In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth lacrosse, Georgetown Head Lacrosse Coach Ricky Fried explains the fundamentals of playing defense in a 7v7 drill. A must see for youth lacrosse coaches.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Off Ball Defense Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried explains the fundamentals of playing defense off of the ball. A must see for youth lacrosse coaches.
    • Girls Lacrosse: On-Ball Defensive Drill In this series of free instructional videos for youth lacrosse, Hopkins head lacrosse coach, Janine Tucker, demonstrates and explains the Double Team Box Drill which emphasizes great on-ball defense. A great drill for youth lacrosse coaches.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Sample Drills From a Practice Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried shares some examples of drills and fundamentals utilized during one of his practice sessions. He starts w/ some stickwork drills, followed by some conditioning and then ending w/ 7v7 drills.
    • Jessie Morgan: Defensive Fundamentals for Girls Lacrosse In this series of free instructional videos for girls youth lacrosse coaches, Howard University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan explains the fundamentals of good solid defensive play.
    • Jessie Morgan: Defensive Fundamentals for Girls Lacrosse Part 2 In this series of free instructional videos for girls youth lacrosse coaches, Howard University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan explains part 2 of the fundamentals of good solid defensive play.
    • Jessie Morgan: Defensive Pressure and When to Apply In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth girls lacrosse, Howard University Head Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan explains the situations when teams want to expand their defense and pressure the ball.
    • Jessie Morgan: Shooting Space in Girls Lacrosse In this series of free instructional videos for girls youth lacrosse coaches, Howard University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan explains how defenders can avoid being called for shooting space fouls.
    • Lacrosse Team Defense Georgetown Lacrosse Coach Ricky Fried covers the concept of Team Defense with various options and slide packages that teams could utilize. Great for coaching youth lacrosse.
    • Misunderstood Rules in Girls Lacrosse Georgetown Lacrosse Coach Ricky Fried explains the 3 Second Rule and the Shooting Space Rule; 2 of the most misunderstood rules in the game.
    • Sportspeed: Girls Lacrosse: Defense Part 1 In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, Sportspeed Conditioning coach Rob Slade demonstrates the teaching progression for increasing speed for defense.
    • Sportspeed: Girls Lacrosse: Defense Part 2 In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, Sportspeed Conditioning coach Rob Slade demonstrates the teaching progression for increasing speed for defense.
  • Passing (13 clinics)

    • Girl’s Lacrosse: 2 Pass Weave Drill JHU Head Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker diagrams and explains a drill to improve passing and shooting. Great for coaching girls youth lacrosse.
    • Girl’s Lacrosse: 5 Point Passing Drill In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth lacrosse, JHU Head Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker diagrams and explains a drill to improve passing and shooting. Also see video of her players demonstrating this drill. Great for coaching girls youth lacrosse.
    • Girl’s Lacrosse: Pass Back Weave Drill JHU Head Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker diagrams and explains a drill to improve clears and defense’s stickwork and passing. Great for coaching girls youth lacrosse.
    • Girls Lacrosse Stickwork Drills Progression In this clinic, JHU coaches walk their players thru a series of warmup stickwork drills and then utilize those skills in 1/2 field situations. A great way for youth lacrosse coaches to see the progression of skillwork applied to game sitautions.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Sample Drills From a Practice Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried shares some examples of drills and fundamentals utilized during one of his practice sessions. He starts w/ some stickwork drills, followed by some conditioning and then ending w/ 7v7 drills.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Stickwork Drill- Full Field Passing Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried has his players share some full field passing drills.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Team Stickwork Drills In this series of free lacrosse videos for youth lacrosse coaches, McDonogh’s Lacrosse Coach Chris Robinson shares several team passing and stickwork drills designed to improve those skills while incorporating some team offensive team concepts.
    • Jessie Morgan: Fundamentals of Girls Lacrosse In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth girls lacrosse, Howard University Head Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan reviews the fundamentals for girls lacrosse.
    • Lacrosse Drills: Pressure Box Passing Drill In this clinic of free instructional videos for youth lacrosse, JHU Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker shares her favorite drill. Watch her explain the progression of the drill in a Chalktalk and then see her players use that drill during their practice. Great for coaching youth lacrosse.
    • Lacrosse: A Series of Passing and Stickwork Drills In this series of free coaching videos and drills for youth lacrosse, Coach Robinson shares a series of stickwork and passing drills that every team should utilize.
    • Passing and Stickwork drills- Chalktalk Coach Robinson shares a series of passing drills that teach players how to pass and catch in different game scenarios.
    • Passing and Stickwork drills- Kuddamation Coach Robinson shares a series of passing drills that teach players how to pass and catch in different game scenarios.
    • Shuttle Line Passing and Catching drills Help your players develop their stickwork, passing and catching by using these drills.
  • Coaches Wisdom (12 clinics)

    • Benefits of Going D III In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on the benefits of going to a D III school.
    • Coach Tucker’s Advice to Better Coaching JHU Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker draws on her 20 years of coaching at the highest level and shares her thoughts on how to be a more effective coach.
    • D1 or D3: What are the Main Differences In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on the main differences between playing @ a D1 school vs playing @ a D3 school.
    • Girls Lacrosse: What D 3 Coaches Look For in a Player In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on what she looks for in student athletes looking to play in college.
    • Good Coaching What does it take to be a successful coach? Hear from our coaches about what qualities make good coaches.
    • Recruiting Hear what the top coaches have to say about the the do’s and don’ts of the college recruiting process.
    • Serious Injuries and Returning to Play Criteria When should you seek immediate medical attention? When should athletes return to play after being injured? These questions are answered by Athletic Trainer Marty Sataloff who provides some guidelines to help coaches make these decisions.
    • Specialization vs Multi Sports: Pros and Cons In this series of free coaching videos of drills for youth sports, Should players specialize in one sport or should they play a variety of sports? When should they start to specialize? Listen to what our coaches say.
    • Team Building Some of our coaches discuss methods that they have used to create better team chemistry.
    • The College Recruiting Process In this series of free coaching videos for youth sports, JHU Lacrosse Head Coach Janine Tucker reviews the process for recruiting potential college players.
    • The Recruiting Process for D III Bound Players In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips explains the recruiting process for D III players and offers suggestions for those players to consider.
    • What College Coaches Look For in an Athlete Girl’s Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker shares her thoughts on what college coaches look for in potential players.
  • Lacrosse (11 clinics)

  • Drills (10 clinics)

  • Stickwork (10 clinics)

    • A Series of One on One Drills In this series of free coaching videos for girls youth lacrosse, JHU Coach Janine Tucker shares a series of one on one drills. These drills are designed to teach the progression of defensive fundamentals while the offense focuses on their technique.
    • Girls Lacrosse Stickwork Drills Progression In this clinic, JHU coaches walk their players thru a series of warmup stickwork drills and then utilize those skills in 1/2 field situations. A great way for youth lacrosse coaches to see the progression of skillwork applied to game sitautions.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Sample Drills From a Practice Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried shares some examples of drills and fundamentals utilized during one of his practice sessions. He starts w/ some stickwork drills, followed by some conditioning and then ending w/ 7v7 drills.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Stickwork Drill- Full Field Passing Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried has his players share some full field passing drills.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Stickwork Drill- Getting Uncomfortable In this series of free coaching videos for youth lacrosse, Georgetown University Head Coach Ricky Fried shares how he improves his team’s stickwork by getting them to being comfortable being uncomfortable. He teaches several techniques and fundamentals. A must for youth lacrosse coaches.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Team Stickwork Drills In this series of free lacrosse videos for youth lacrosse coaches, McDonogh’s Lacrosse Coach Chris Robinson shares several team passing and stickwork drills designed to improve those skills while incorporating some team offensive team concepts.
    • Jessie Morgan: Fundamentals of Girls Lacrosse In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth girls lacrosse, Howard University Head Lacrosse Coach Jessie Morgan reviews the fundamentals for girls lacrosse.
    • Lacrosse Drills: Partner Passing with Movement JHU Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker shares some fun partner passing drills designed to add some foot movement. Watch her players demonstrate these “jazzy” drills. Great for coaching Youth Lacrosse.
    • Lacrosse Drills: Pressure Box Passing Drill In this clinic of free instructional videos for youth lacrosse, JHU Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker shares her favorite drill. Watch her explain the progression of the drill in a Chalktalk and then see her players use that drill during their practice. Great for coaching youth lacrosse.
    • Lacrosse: A Series of Passing and Stickwork Drills In this series of free coaching videos and drills for youth lacrosse, Coach Robinson shares a series of stickwork and passing drills that every team should utilize.
  • Recruiting (7 clinics)

    • Benefits of Going D III In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on the benefits of going to a D III school.
    • D1 or D3: What are the Main Differences In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on the main differences between playing @ a D1 school vs playing @ a D3 school.
    • Girls Lacrosse: What D 3 Coaches Look For in a Player In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips shares her thoughts on what she looks for in student athletes looking to play in college.
    • The College Recruiting Process In this series of free coaching videos for youth sports, JHU Lacrosse Head Coach Janine Tucker reviews the process for recruiting potential college players.
    • The College Recruitment Process for Girls Lacrosse Georgetown Coach Ricky Fried explains the recruiting process, timetable, what to expect from unofficial visits and official visits, and some common mistakes that recruits make.
    • The Recruiting Process for D III Bound Players In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, F&M Head Coach Anne Phillips explains the recruiting process for D III players and offers suggestions for those players to consider.
    • What College Coaches Look For in an Athlete Girl’s Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker shares her thoughts on what college coaches look for in potential players.
  • Goalie (6 clinics)

  • Clears (6 clinics)

  • Shooting (6 clinics)

    • Girl’s Lacrosse: 2 Pass Weave Drill JHU Head Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker diagrams and explains a drill to improve passing and shooting. Great for coaching girls youth lacrosse.
    • Girl’s Lacrosse: 5 Point Passing Drill In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth lacrosse, JHU Head Lacrosse Coach Janine Tucker diagrams and explains a drill to improve passing and shooting. Also see video of her players demonstrating this drill. Great for coaching girls youth lacrosse.
    • Girls Team Shooting Drills in Chalktalk Coach Robinson shares a series of team shooting drills that can be utilized during practice.
    • John Tucker on Shooting Generally recognized as one of the greatest attackmen for the US as well as one of the most successful coaches, Coach Tucker shares his ideas on the fundamentals of shooting for girls lacrosse. These are must-see for youth coaches!
    • Lacrosse Combination Moves w/ Shooting for Girls Lacrosse In this series of instructional videos for youth lacrosse, former JHU and current MLL coach John Tucker demonstrates some combinations of moves and dodges followed by a shot. A great resource for youth lacrosse coaches.
    • Team Shooting Drills for Girls in Kuddamation Coach Robinson shares a series of team shooting drills that can be utilized during practice.
  • Youth (5 clinics)

    • Youth Lacrosse Teaching the Tykers Catching and Throwing In this series of free coaching videos and drills on youth basketball, Coach Diane Benson and Chris Robinson demonstrate how to teach fundamentals to the 7-8 year old players. This clinic focuses on catching and throwing. Diane shows some drills to teach the basics building up to fun games to play with the girls.
    • Youth Lacrosse Teaching the Tykers Cradling Coach Diane Benson and Chris Robinson demonstrate how to teach fundamentals to the 7-8 year old players. This clinic focuses on the grip and cradle. Diane shows some drills to teach building up to fun games to play with the girls.
    • Youth Lacrosse Teaching the Tykers Groundballs In this series of free instructional videos for youth lacrosse, Coach Diane Benson and Chris Robinson demonstrate how to teach fundamentals to the 7-8 year old players. This clinic focuses on groundballs. Diane shows some drills to teach the basics building up to fun games to play with the girls.
    • Youth Lacrosse Teaching the Tykers Groundballs II Coach Diane Benson and Chris Robinson demonstrate how to teach fundamentals to the 7-8 year old players. This clinic focuses on more fundamentals of groundballs. Diane shows more drills to teach the basics building up to some more fun games to play with the girls.
    • Youth Lacrosse Teaching the Tykers with Fun Games Coach Diane Benson demonstrates several games that incorporate the fundamentals that coaches can use during their practices to keep it fun and competitive.
  • Offense (5 clinics)

  • Conditioning (4 clinics)

    • JHU Team Conditioning Fitness Trainer Chris Endlich conditions the JHU women’s lacrosse team. All youth lacrosse coaches should get ideas of how to utilize effective conditioning techniques and drills.
    • Sportspeed: Girls Lacrosse: Defense Part 1 In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, Sportspeed Conditioning coach Rob Slade demonstrates the teaching progression for increasing speed for defense.
    • Sportspeed: Girls Lacrosse: Defense Part 2 In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, Sportspeed Conditioning coach Rob Slade demonstrates the teaching progression for increasing speed for defense.
    • Sportspeed: Girls Lacrosse: Getting Ground Balls In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of girls lacrosse, Sportspeed Conditioning coach Rob Slade demonstrates the teaching progression for increasing speed for ground balls.
  • Chairtalk (3 clinics)

  • Groundball (2 clinics)

  • Dodges (2 clinics)

    • Girls Lacrosse: Dodges From Attack John Tucker, coach of the LA Riptide, and assistant coach at Johns Hopkins, demonstrates a variety of dodges utilized by the attack.
    • Lacrosse Dodging In this series of free instructional videos for coaches of youth lacrosse, Coach Robinson instructs his girls on the fundamentals of various dodges. Great for coaching youth lacrosse.
  • Draws (2 clinics)

  • Crease Defense (2 clinics)

  • Practice (2 clinics)

    • Girls Lacrosse: Sample Drills From JHU Practice Kudda was privy to a lacrosse practice at Johns Hopkins and here is a sample of the drills, and progressions from that practice. Youth lacrosse coaches should get lots of ideas about how to put together a great practice.
    • Middle School Age Practice Coach Ricky Fried goes thru a practice plan that he recommends for the 11-14 year olds. The practice starts out with stick skills and then progresses to some competitive drills and then finishes with 7v7 half field.
  • Fitness (2 clinics)

  • Rides (2 clinics)

  • First-Aid (1 clinics)

    • Serious Injuries and Returning to Play Criteria When should you seek immediate medical attention? When should athletes return to play after being injured? These questions are answered by Athletic Trainer Marty Sataloff who provides some guidelines to help coaches make these decisions.
  • Rules (1 clinics)

  • Coaches (1 clinics)

  • Recruitment (1 clinics)

    • Recruiting Hear what the top coaches have to say about the the do’s and don’ts of the college recruiting process.
  • Breakouts (1 clinics)

    • Breakouts and Clears Coach Janine Tucker goes thru the basics of breakouts and clears and shares 2 of her favorite settled clears.
  • Passing Drills (1 clinics)

    • Partner Passing Drills Use the following drills at practice or in the backyard to improve stickwork and passing skills.
  • Wisdom (1 clinics)

  • 7v7 (1 clinics)

 

 


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