Lacrosse players are some of the most athletic people in sports. The sport calls for acceleration, deceleration, change of direction, power production and incredible body control.
Reactive Training and Power Development:
- 1. To develop the lacrosse player’s agility and explosiveness, they will perform reactive training.
- 2. These exercises improve their ability to absorb and exert force quickly and efficiently as seen in a quick change in direction or jump.
- 3. Players perform medicine ball rotational power exercises to increase their power output and muscle firing during shots and passes.
- 4. Athletes also complete other exercises to generate power from their lower half and learn to transfer it through their core and upper body – increasing shot power and consistency.
Strength and Proprioception:
- 1. Our lacrosse players will perform various unilateral movements and exercises to enhance proprioception and stability, increasing their athleticism and body control.
- 2. A strong core and enhanced body control will aid in fending off defenders when you are attacking the net to score or trying to pry the ball from an opponent.
- 3. Increased strength will help players withstand physical punishment and exert their presence.
Health and Injury Prevention:
- 1. Lacrosse players are modified overhead athletes, therefore, our program is designed to weigh the benefit and risk of each exercise, especially the bench press variations and overhead lifts.