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Lacrosse Drills: Defense / Hat Drill

Watch more How to Play Lacrosse videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn the hat drill to improve your lacrosse defense in this lacrosse drills video from Howcast. Expert: GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Hi, I'm Taylor Nissi, Director of Operations for Game Breaker Lacrosse. I'm here today with Nick Schmidt who's one of our great regional directors. Please visit our website The first drill I like to call the hat drill, the purpose of this is to practice the slide and recovery aspect of team defense. When we slide out the main thing we want to remember is when we're approaching we want to approach under control. The one thing my college coach used to tell us was to come out big, big, chop, chop. And what that means is when we're closing the distance, we'll take two large steps and then two under control steps to get our feet back under us. So it would be big, big, chop, chop. Then we're in a good athletic position to play defense. After we're out here in our main position, we'll then throw a poke check, drop step opening up to where the ball is being passed. And then have our stick up in the passing lane, to help knock down any passes, and get back into the crease to help out on defense. And that drill is set up with five cones set up around the perimeter. And one cone on the crease. So the first guy will go out from the cone on GLE, come out to the crease, fire out to the cone, come back and recover, fire out the next cone, come back and recover. And that's the hat drill.
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