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Developing the Dominating Individual Defender
Build your players into dominating defenders with lacrosse hall-of-famer Dom Starsia
Get exactly what you need to know to share these tactics with your team
See part of Virginia's proven strength and conditioning workout
with Dom Starsia, University of Virginia Head Coach; 3X National Champions (2006, 2003, 1999), 7X ACC Coach of the Year (winningest coach in conference history); National Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2008)
Dom Starsia has won NCAA championships with UVA in '99 and '03 and has been named Coach of the Year six times in his career, most recently in 2003. In this video, Starsia uses on-field demonstrators to teach you how to develop your players into dominating defenders. He starts off the video showing you how he works his players on the basics of defending lacrosse. Starsia teaches the basics of stance, hand positioning, and general defensive technique. He reinforces these techniques with 15 stick-work and checking drills. The video closes with a glimpse into Virginia's strength and conditioning program with Coach Derek Laing. Coach Laing's intense workouts have helped Virginia's lacrosse players develop into some of the strongest, best-conditioned players in the country. If you are looking for a tape to develop yourself or your players' into dominating defenders, look no further.
41 minutes. 2004.
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