2017 Lacrosse Goalie Equipment Survey

We thank you in advance for taking the time to fill out our lacrosse goalie equipment survey. We will be compiling the survey responses and will publish them in a future blog post. You can access the survey form by clicking here: 2017 Lacrosse Goalie Equipment...

Showcase or Attend Skills Based Camps?

Download This Episode By Clicking Here Should You Showcase or Go To A Skills Based Lacrosse Camp Instead? In today’s episode Coach Edwards answers a question from a lacrosse goalie in California whether he should go to a showcase event or attend a skills based lacrosse camp. This isn’t always an easy decision but something to think about is, if you’re wondering if you should go to a showcase or not, you probably shouldn’t. For our Lacrosse Goalie University members Coach is posting a deeper dive video on this topic in Lacrosse Goalie University Online later today. Be sure to check it out. Become a Better Lacrosse Goalie Today By Joining Lacrosse Goalie University Online Join Now Showcase Events Are More About Marketing Than Substance While I appreciate the marketing efforts that go in to selling Showcase events as a legitimate opportunity to get ‘seen’ I find the value for a goalie who still needs to develop quite suspect. For a lacrosse goalie to improve there must be tremendous amounts of quality feedback at EVERY playing opportunity. With that in mind, most Showcase events are a waste of a lacrosse goalies time. Build Your Weaknesses Then Showcase I once heard a program director tell an eleven year old lacrosse goalie that his development would “suffer greatly” if the family did not fork over $3000 to attend a showcase tournament for “rising stars”. I couldn’t believe my ears and questioned the sincerity of the program director at that point. Decide what weaknesses you have as a lacrosse goalie by getting quality feedback and then invest strategically in improving your abilities...

Lacrosse Tryouts – Tips for Lacrosse Goalies

Lacrosse Tryouts Can Be Tough For Lacrosse Goalies In today’s post Coach Edwards shares a few tips for lacrosse goalies going into lacrosse tryouts this spring. Coach Edwards here with another episode of the Lacrosse Goalie Tips newsletter.  It’s preseason and it’s that time of the year.  Things are getting pretty tense and lacrosse goalies are getting pretty uptight getting ready for tryouts. First off, welcome to our new lacrosse goalies joining the community from: Fairfield, CT Summit, NJ Edina, MN Milton, MA Manhasset, NY (Home to one of the worst lacrosse coaching experiences of my life.  NOt me coaching, but me getting coached) Amboy, PA GREENBORO, NC We are getting some crazy towns and new communities. I love it.  That’s just a handful of new subscribers. Lacrosse Tryouts Are Stressful Listen if you’re seeing this you’re getting one of my free videos.  When you’re ready to take the next step I really want you to head over to LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com and get the three free videos that I’ve put together.  The content is amazing and then I want you to join to get everything we have to offer. Here I want to talk about something that is near and dear to my heart…tryouts. You’re getting ready to make the team you haven’t been on, or maybe you’re going to reset your authority on a team that you’ve been a part of.  So, there’s a wide spectrum for lacrosse goalies coming into this season, every new season to be honest. There Is Lot’s Of Bad Advice For Goalies About Lacrosse Tryouts Now, here’s the thing, I’ve seen a couple of posts...

Why This Lacrosse Goalie Can’t Explode To The Ball

Why This Lacrosse Goalie Can’t Explode To The Ball When it comes to exploding to the lacrosse ball, some goalies have a real challenge with this until they develop some strength.  But most coaches and parents miss the really good things that a lacrosse goalie does despite not being able to explode to the ball.  With a little bit of patience EVERY lacrosse goalie can explode to the ball.  Here’s what you need to look for. For my Lacrosse Goalie University members I’ve uploaded an additional twenty minutes of footage on this specific topic.  If you’re not a member of Lacrosse Goalie University be sure to join today and get HOURS of coaching footage to improve your lacrosse game.  Click Here to learn more. How To Get Your Lacrosse Goalie To Explode To The Ball Hey there everybody, Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com. Welcome to another edition of the lacrosse goalietips.com free videos, audios, however you’re absorbing this right now. Hey, this week I got a question from a lacrosse goalie named Mike in Georgetown, MA.  Funny story, Mike is related to Eric Mabius who you may have seen on television.  Eric and I go way back when he and I did our first ever luge clinic when I was fifteen.  Eric was this stud wrestler athlete before he got all movie-like.  It’s kind of a small world moment when I get an email from Mike in Georgetown, Mass. Before I get started with this email.  I’ve shot about twenty-plus extra minutes inside Lacrosse Goalie University for our members.  Click here to  join today and get access to...

Why Your Save Percentage Is Just The Beginning

Why Understanding Your Save Percentage is Just The Beginning For The Lacrosse Goalie A good save percentage can make a lacrosse goalie feel good, but the real learning for the goalie comes when we dissect just what happened within those shots and saves that we made.  In this video, Coach Edwards lays out just why you need to start looking deeper into your save percentage. Hey guys it’s Coach Edwards here from LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUnviersity.com and welcome to another episode. Took a little break during Super Bowl Week. Big Patriots fan here. Pretty excited about the result. Hope you are too, probably not but that’s ok. Quick shout out to new subscribers from Troy, NY, Apopka, FL, Newberry, Florida and Londonderry, NH. That’s just a handful of new subscribers to the blog and I want to welcome you here as well. I’ve got a lot of free videos for our subscribers to our newsletter. If you haven’t yet subscribed please do so. Listen, this week I’ve got an interesting question…I just shot an extended video for our Lacrosse Goalie University Members. If you aren’t a lacrosse Goalie University Member you’re going to want to check that out. The subscribe button is below. That’s my paid membership for lacrosse goalies who want to take it to the next level and want to have a little more interaction with me. There is a button above as well to join today. The question this week is from that subscriber in New York and the question goes like this…it’s a long question. If we can keep the emails to me a little short...

Being Seen is a Byproduct of Being Good

Getting Seen Is a Byproduct of Being Good Getting seen by College lacrosse coaches is a goal of many lacrosse goalies.  But while everyone would love the opportunity to play lacrosse in college, the goal is not “getting seen”, it’s getting good!  If you focus on getting good which is something you can control then getting seen by coaches will happen naturally. Why Getting “Seen” Is a Byproduct of Being Good 0:13 Coach Edwards says thanks to everyone who has emailed in the last few months. 1:04 Check out LacrosseGoalieuniversity.com for our online membership. 1:38 New ebook in the product section about lacrosse recruiting so get your copy today. 2:00 This weeks question:  How to get seen? 3:20 Why parents, athletes and coaches get confused about the process. 3:39 The attitude Coach Edwards took to be a recruitable lacrosse goalie. Hey there guys.  Coach Edwards here with www.LacrosseGoalieTips.com and www.LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com.  Long time, no see.  I apologize and say thanks to everyone who has been emailing me and who has been wondering where I’ve been. Listen, LacrosseGoalieTips.com is the longest running lacrosse goalie specific website on the planet and I’m pretty proud of that. Over the last few months it’s been a crazy transition.  Was in Canada, moved back to the states for a while.  Was in New York for the summer and Boston for the fall and now back up to Canada where I’m really excited to be again working with all of our goalies online.  And so a quick shout out to everybody who has sent me messages.  I really appreciate that. I want to start the new year...