Welcome to "A Lacrosse Weekend" my weekly compilation of thoughts, ideas, stories, myths, truths, about the great game of lacrosse. I hope you enjoy it!
How To Be A Great Shooter
If you want to learn how to be a great shooter, listen to the Darris Kilgour Podcast from a few months back. Darris is hands down one of the smartest lacrosse minds I've ever met. A Native American who grew up on the Tuscarora Reservation just outside of Buffalo, Darris grew up playing backyard lacrosse at home and box lacrosse just over the boarder in Ontario.
One of Darris's most brilliant concepts is the idea of learning how to be a deceptive shooter by shooting on a goalie with no ball. Does this sound crazy? I've tried it and found this method of teaching deceptive shooting extremely effective because scoring as your measure for a good shot is removed from the equation. The entire goal is to score the "Air Ball" by moving the goalie or...