Podcast – Understanding the Concept of Draw and Dump

Podcast – Understanding the Concept of Draw and Dump

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lacrossegoalietips/LGT_-_Understanding_the_Process_of_Draw.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn his latest podcast, Coach Jonathan Edwards shares the concept of draw and dump with lacrosse goalies. Goalies with teammates who aren’t in formation and unprepared to protect the ball will benefit from the draw and dump technique. Coach Edwards gives goalies tips on how to draw in their opponent so that they can easily pass the ball to an open teammate. 0:14 – When a goalie leaves the crease, most people start to get pretty nervous. 0:37 – Coaches should treat goalies like any other player, and goalies should improve stick skills. 1:20 – Coach Edwards‘ experience coaching a goalie who always passed to covered defensemen. 1:52 – The right way and the wrong way for a lacrosse goalie to clear the ball. 2:43 – Keeping the team in formation during a clear is important. It’s not all the goalie’s fault if things go wrong. 4:14 – Coaches shouldn’t put goalies as backup after warm up, they should be learning stick skills with skilled offensive players. Introduction Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com with another podcast. I want to talk about understanding the concept of draw and dump. The Pucker Factor For a lot of goalies, when they get out of the crease with the ball, everybody starts to get full on pucker factor. Everybody’s butt starts to clench up a little bit, especially the coaches. They’re thinking, “Oh my God, ahh, the cage. We’re gonna lose the ball, and then the ball’s going to go back in the cage because there’s nobody who is going to be in the cage.”...
Podcast – Using Tennis Balls in Practice

Podcast – Using Tennis Balls in Practice

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lacrossegoalietips/LGT_-_Using_Tennis_Balls_in_Practice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCoach Jonathan Edwards uses his latest podcast as an opportunity to explain to why using tennis balls in practice is a great idea for the whole team. Lacrosse goalies can regain lost confidence and avoid needless injuries, while attackmen can work on staying sensitive to the ball. Coach Edwards gives tips on how to implement tennis balls in practice and bring your team’s performance to the next level. 0:13 – Using tennis balls in practice can help lacrosse goalies increase confidence and focus on the ball. 0:34 – A Maryland Division 1 goalie in the ’90s lost his confidence during playoffs. Coaches were smart and helped him recover it using tennis balls. 1:12 – Coach Edwards explains how tennis balls are great for the whole team and how to incorporate them. 2:00 – Teams should be trying to preserve their goalies’ pain threshold and avoid painful shots that ruin confidence. 2:55 – Tennis balls aren’t perfect for every shot. They are lightweight and affected more by the air. 4:48 – All ages of goalies can benefit from using tennis balls, and coaches will love the results. Introduction Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com, and today we’re going to talk about using tennis balls in practice. Using Tennis Balls Using tennis balls in practice is a really good tip, if I do say so myself. This is not new. This is something that goes back generations. It’s a way to help goalies increase their confidence and be able to focus on the ball and not getting hurt. Getting Your Confidence Back Back in...