Face-off Drills & Techniques

Face-off Drills & Techniques
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Product Description

Get the tools you need to develop dominant face-off players!

  • Discover how to use knife and hook as a counter
  • See how to counter quick clamp opponents with the lift
  • Learn how to build endurance in your face-off athletes

with Kevin Reisman,
Cornell University Assistant Coach;
4x All-American for Limestone College;
played for Ohio Machine - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Steinfeld Cup Champions (2017); br/>2x USILA Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award winner as Most Outstanding Division II Lacrosse Player;
4x All-Conference Carolinas First-Team selection;
2017 Conference Carolinas Defensive Player of the Year;
2017 NCAA DII National Championship Game Most Outstanding Player (2017);
3x Conference Carolinas Tournament Most Outstanding Player;
2014 Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year;
led the nation in face-off winning percentage for three straight years (2015-17)

Four-time All-American Kevin Reisman uses a structured instructional approach to deliver a comprehensive training video that any face-off specialist, or coach, can leverage to improve face-off success. He provides an overview of warm-up and practice drills to prepare a player for game day, as well as detailed instruction about various moves, counter moves, and ground ball techniques associated with winning possession in lacrosse.

Coach Reisman breaks down the fundamentals of the face-off grip, stance, and set-up in an easy to understand manner. He also explains the fundamentals of clamps, pinch and pops, and counter moves.

Foundation for Every Successful Face-off

Reisman describes the various stances required for winning face-offs. He explains the proper hand position on the stick and grips. Lastly, Reisman thoroughly covers how to set-up your position for success. These components form the basis of every successful face-off.

Offensive and Defensive Face-off Fundamentals

In this section, Coach Reisman describes the clamp as well as offensive and defensive exit strategies to help players get out safely. Additionally, he discusses counters for when a player starts to lose the clamp. You'll see Reisman demonstrate the rake & hook, the lift technique and the jam technique.

Face Off-Drills and War-Up Routines

Discover various drills to help your athletes improve their technique and win more face-offs. Reisman explains practice and game warm-up routines as well as activities to improve hand speed and hand/eye coordination. All are important keys to dominating face-offs!

Coach Reisman is an elite face-off player and coach of the position, and his instruction on standard techniques and counter moves, coupled with drills to hone hand speed and coordination, can help anyone improve overall face-off play!

62 minutes. 2018.

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