Lacrosse, Cold Weather, and Little Kids

The recent waves of cold weather raise several issues in coaching kids’ lacrosse in low temperatures. I grew up where killing frosts snuck up in early October. In January and February the cold winds steel-wooled exposed skin and little kids’ tongues stuck to frost-covered metal. I didn’t live in tundra or within 1000 miles of permafrost, but I […]

Kids’ Lacrosse: Warming Up With Flip Drills

Flip drills are self-paced individual drills. Each player flips and catches a ball repeatedly. These drills help develop hand-eye coordination and can teach use of the non-dominant hand. They also provide a routine that the munchkins can do at home. Very young and new players may have difficulty progressing from the simplest to the more […]