Goalie Stick Tips and Tricks For Clearing And Passing

Goalie Stick Tips and Tricks For Clearing And Passing

Coach Edwards shares advice with a women’s lacrosse goalie on how she can alter her stick. He describes the trade-offs involved in changing the pocket of the lacrosse stick and critiques the pictures of the goalie’s Eclipse stick to help her change it to suit her clearing and passing needs. Coach Edwards also shares a tip on how goalies can buffer the ball and describes his preferences when it  comes to lacrosse goalie stick brands. 1:03 – Coach Edwards shares his choice lacrosse sticks. 1:30 – Why many female goalies benefit from the Eclipse. 2:00 – The good and the bad about the Nemesis. 2:22 – A critique of a lacrosse goalie’s stick and how to improve it. 3:06 – A small trick that will help goalies buffer the ball. 4:06 – A small sample of what Lacrosse Goalie University has to offer. 4:34 – There are trade-offs when you alter your stick’s pocket. Introduction Hey guys, Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com, and this week I’ve got a great question from Lauren. It says, Hey Coach Edwards, My name is Lauren, and let me just start off by saying I have just found your website today and I have already learned so much, from fixing my stance to finding out how deep a goalie pocket should be. I’m in 10th grade and I’m a goalie, and I’ve only been playing lacrosse for about three years now, so I’m not an expert. I was wondering what kind of mesh and stringing would be the best to use with my stick. I recently got a brand new stick with...
Stopping Balls Without Your Stick

Stopping Balls Without Your Stick

Coach Edwards goes into detail about the drastic difference it can make in a lacrosse goalie’s game if they use more protective gear and practice in the cage without using their sticks. He gives tips on how goalies can practice to really improve can feel comfortable enough to make dramatic saves. 0:23 – World Lacrosse Championships were awesome – more to come on those. 1:47 – Are goalies ready to get in the cage and drop their sticks? 2:08 – Calf pain resonates, it’s worth protecting your shins. 2:44 – Peer pressure can leave lacrosse goalies vulnerable to injury. 3:22 – Young goalies who try to look like their MLL heroes are on different levels with accuracy. 4:48 – Coach Edwards’ advice on how to completely change your game.  Introduction Hey guys, Coach Edwards here at LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com, and today I’ve got on my Belgium Lacrosse sweatshirt. That was given to me by Tibor Van den Wildenbergh. Tibor, hello, and all the guys from Belgium, I really appreciate it. The World Lacrosse Championships I got a chance to see these guys play down in Denver at the World Lacrosse Championships this past summer, and I still haven’t done a post about my trip or my comments or posted videos of all the goalies that I met down there. It was just awesome. It was really cool to see the reach of the blog, and goalies from all over the world. That was really, really inspiring. Looking Good Is A Goalies Last Concern So today I want to talk about a comment that I got on last week’s post...
Disappointing Lacrosse Goalie Equipment And Design

Disappointing Lacrosse Goalie Equipment And Design

Coach Jonathan Edwards comments on the disappointing gear available to lacrosse goalies. Goalies are left unprotected and their game suffers for it. In his latest video, Coach Edwards gives goalies tips on how to improve their performance and ramp up their game with just one easy step – get protected. 0:39 – The equipment paradox for goalies. 1:26 – Lacrosse goalies miss balls that baseball catchers could get because they lack equipment. 2:20 – Major brands have stopped selling lacrosse protective equipment because of low demands. 2:55 – Goalies are confused because they only use one hand to make saves, which would be easier with better equipment. 4:03 – Coach Edward’s recommended chest protectors. 4:51 – Get some equipment on your goalie. 5:18 – How to test if you have enough protection. 6:16 – With the right protection you will become a better goalie. Introduction Hey there. It’s Coach Edwards from LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com, and I got a couple of questions this week via email about equipment. I just wanted to touch on something. I’ve been really disappointed lately at what I’ve seen available for goalies when it comes to chest protectors and just overall equipment. If you’ve heard me talk for any length of time you’ll know that I’m a big proponent for protecting lacrosse goalies. The Equipment Paradox For Goalies I think lacrosse goalies are really confused. We’re not a player and we’re not protected like a goalie. This year when I was watching the world series, yes, I watch a little baseball, not a huge fan but when the world series is on you’ve gotta watch,...