US Lacrosse Training: Choosing a faceoff head
US Lacrosse: Faceoff fundamentals
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 USLacrosse.org.
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|
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