October 24, 2014

Testing Thoughts for Elite Players

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As we begin our post-season testing with over 1200 athletes, I wanted to take a few paragraphs to speak directly to our top rated athletes…
We have a hand full of players that have trained with us for several years. And over that time they have worked extremely hard to get to the top of our … Read More >

RESEARCH: Enhancing Max Velocity Sprints with Weight Vests and Sled Pulls

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A recent study on 20 college varsity lacrosse players from the Haverford College’s Athletic Department was performed by the University of Pennsylvania’s Human Performance Laboratory (Authors Clark, K., Stearne, D., Walts, C., and Miller, A. – Published in the December 2010 – Vol. 24 No. 12 Issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research) … Read More >

Developing Specific Speed / Agility Tests:

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This weekend, the LacrosseFIT staff went out to Baltimore to test some of the best sophomores and juniors in the nation. We implemented a new test that combined 4 different aspects of lacrosse specific speed and agility. In the video below, you can see the how each of the aspects are included in the test:

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Lacrosse Specific Testing:

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When testing lacrosse players we sometimes have to choose a few specific tests that can tell us the most information. We know that lacrosse is a speed, agility and quickness sport, with weaving, cutting and repeated bursts of short sprints. We also know that we need to assess the application of strength (lower body and … Read More >

Testing: Fall 2010 HS Girls

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Each season we go through a peaking phase at in our training where we integrate some testing drills into the workout. These tests range from strength maxes to on-field conditioning and speed tests. We compile all of these tests in an extensive database and compare our athletes to over 5000 athletes that we have tested … Read More >