In Men’s Lacrosse, coaching legend Don Zimmerman joins forces with Peter England to present the skills and strategies you need to take your game to the next level.
From individual technique to team execution, Men’s Lacrosse covers it all. With detailed instruction, expert advice, and personal insights from a Hall of Fame coach, you’ll learn to improve these skills:
- Fundamentals such as passing, scooping, feeding, cutting, dodging, and finishing
- Shot power, accuracy, selection, and placement for high-percentage scoring
- Goalkeeping techniques such as stick work, clearing, positioning, and challenging shots
- Offensive opportunities by using field position, forcing turnovers, and taking advantage of player match-ups
You’ll also find more than 25 of the very best drills for skill development, training and conditioning, and team execution.
With in-depth coverage of the most effective offensive and defensive schemes, tactics, and strategies for today’s game, Men’s Lacrosse is essential reading for serious players and coaches alike.
Table of ContentsPart I. Individual Skills and Techniques
Chapter 1. The Sport of Lacrosse
Chapter 2. Player Characteristics
Chapter 3. Player Stick Skills
Chapter 4. Dodging, Feeding, and Shooting
Chapter 5. Cutting, Picks, and Ball Exchange
Chapter 6. Face-Offs
Chapter 7. Goalkeeping
Chapter 8. On-Ball Defense
Chapter 9. Off-Ball Defense
Part II. Team Play
Chapter 10. Team Offense
Chapter 11. Team Defense
Chapter 12. Transition Offense
Chapter 13. Transition Defense
"Don Zimmerman is not only a great coach but a great teacher. Men’s Lacrosse demonstrates his unique understanding of the game’s big picture as well as the methods necessary for becoming an outstanding player.”
Bill Tierney, Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach University of Denver
"Don Zimmerman is one of the truly great coaches of our time. In an era filled with flash and no substance, Coach Zimmerman makes it cool to focus on the fundamentals of the game. Men's Lacrosse is a must-read for players and coaches alike. You won't be disappointed!"
Dave Pietramala, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Johns Hopkins University