John Danowski's Becoming A Champion Lacrosse Player

John Danowski's Becoming A Champion Lacrosse Player
John Danowski's Becoming A Champion Lacrosse Player
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Product Description

  • Learn the fundamental techniques required to become an effective attackman
  • Get insight into key areas to a successful defenseman
  • Prepare your midfielders with game-speed drills
with John Danowski, Duke University Head Coach;
3x NCAA champions, including back-to-back seasons (2013-14); 2x NCAA Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year;
seven ACC regular season titles and four ACC tournament titles;
Team USA Head Coach; 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Men's World Championship (Gold medal)

Learn critical lacrosse skills from national championship coach John Danowski!

In this video, Danowski speaks directly to the athlete emphasizing the importance of hard work in practice and on your own.

Danowski covers a wide variety of concepts, drills and techniques that are vital to developing the ultimate attackman. Danowski shows concepts such as receiving the ball, playing around the crease, protecting the ball, handling ground balls, field positioning, transition, inside shooting, pick plays and playing without the ball.

Each technique is demonstrated at full speed and shown again in slow motion. Coaches can use this video to model technique to their athletes.

Executing these technique with speed and precision will help you become a championship attackman.

45 minutes. 2009.


with Chris Gabrielli, Providence College Head Men's Lacrosse Coach;
former Duke University Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach;

and John Danowski, Duke University Head Coach;
3x NCAA champions, including back-to-back seasons (2013-14); 2x NCAA Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year;
seven ACC regular season titles and four ACC tournament titles;
over 375 wins - all-time wins leader in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse history

What defines a Duke defenseman? This is the question Coach Chris Gabrielli thoroughly examines when evaluating what is required to develop a complete defenseman at Duke. In this excellent lacrosse video, Gabrielli provides insight into what makes his defensemen so successful and how that translates into what will make your defensemen successful. Gabrielli teaches drills and techniques that will shape and mold your defensemen's ability to stop the opposition. He focuses on skill work, change of possession, awareness, approach, individual technique, off-ball positioning, reacting to specific situations, and unsettled situations. Gabrielli's thoughtful approach to these concepts and situations has allowed him to enlist effective drills and techniques that are certain to turn your defensemen into a complete defensemen.

58 minutes. 2009.


with Ron Caputo, Duke University Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach;

and John Danowski, Duke University Head Coach;
3x NCAA champions, including back-to-back seasons (2013-14); 2x NCAA Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year;
seven ACC regular season titles and four ACC tournament titles;
Team USA Head Coach; 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Men's World Championship (Gold medal)

Midfielders are the only players who play both offense and defense, so they need to be complete players. Coach Ron Caputo likes his midfielders to dictate tempo by playing hard and playing fast, so he drills his athletes hard and fast. In this lacrosse video, Caputo demonstrates this notion of drilling hard and fast by applying it to the development of both offensive and defensive skills. On the offensive end, Caputo shows a number of drills and techniques that will enhance a midfielder's abilities in critical areas such as dodging, shooting, and passing. Defensively, Caputo applies drills to potential game-like situations and teaches a useful holding drill that focuses on movement and stick placement. He also touches on important elements, such as quick passing and catching over the shoulder. Caputo's teaching provides an in-depth set of skills and abilities that are a necessity in the construction a complete midfielder.

32 minutes. 2009.




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