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Wednesday, September 14, 2011
US Lacrosse Training: Faceoff fundamentals

By ESPNHS Lacrosse

US Lacrosse is the national governing body of men's and women's lacrosse and has more than 300,000 members.

In conjunction with US Lacrosse, ESPNHS will release a series of instructional videos for both boys and girls lacrosse over the next 28 weeks.

Videos include every position on the field from how to improve your faceoff mechanics to putting yourself in the best position in goal.

For more information on US Lacrosse, please visit them at

US Lacrosse Instruction

Video Skill/Boys or girls US Lax on-air talent
How to set a double-team How to Double-team (Girls) Kelly Berger, Team USA alumni
Faceoff Fundamentals Faceoff (Boys) Alex Smith, Team USA
Hand/Eye Coordination Goalie (Girls) Sarah Robinson, Georgetown
Hand Drill Goalie (Boys) Rob Scherr, Johns Hopkins
Improve The Faceoff Faceoff (Girls) Emily Gibson, US Lacrosse/Loyola
Improve Your Defense Defenseman (Boys) Shawn Nadelman, Team USA
Eight meter shooting Offense (Girls) Amy Appelt, Team USA
Choosing a head for faceoffs Faceoff (Boys) Alex Smith, Team USA
Creating deception Offense (Girls) Amy Appelt, Team USA
Wall Ball Training (Both) Chris Snyder, US Lacrosse
Defending The Crease Goalie (Girls) Sarah Robinson, Georgetown
Two-man Game (Behind Goal) Offense (Boys) Spencer Ford, Bayhawks
Pinch and Pop Faceoff (Boys) Alex Smith, Team USA
Goalie Wall Ball Goalie (Boys) Rob Scherr, Johns Hopkins