Lacrosse Drill: Transition Tips for Coaches

Now please go back and re-read these three simple rules. The article might just as easily have been written about clearing, face-off wins, fast breaks, or ground balls behind or in the 'alley', or even about what to do when you drive and beat your man from anywhere in the offensive zone. These three simple rules say it all.

Coach Shay concluded with a simple statement: Follow the rules ... score. Do not follow the rules ... then you will not score. Simple is always better.

We started these transition rules in our drills, and they are easy to coach, easy to understand ... good luck! is a unique site for lacrosse coaches, offering drills and ideas from the greatest coaches in the country. E-mail your comments to

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