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The #1 Drill To Stop Shooting Side Arm

Post by kellyperformance on January 7, 2016

Your coach tells you again and again…. STOP SHOOTING SIDE ARM!! He’s right.  Shooting side arm will not give you the accuracy that shooting overhand will give you. Also, when you shoot side arm, it is much easier for the goalie to read your shot, track the ball and make the save. Break the“Side Arm […]

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Shooting For Accuracy

Post by kellyperformance on November 24, 2015

One major reason that lacrosse players come to me is to improve their shooting accuracy. I ask them what their weaknesses are and 8 out of 10 athletes say that their accuracy is very poor. What we have found at SKPC is that 90% of these players are technically not having trouble with their accuracy. They […]

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The Growth Mindset

Post by kellyperformance on June 25, 2015

Let me tell you about one of my favorite books,  “Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential”, by Carol Dweck. My friend and mentor Vince Gabriele, of Gabriele Fitness turned me on to it. I highly recommend that you read it however let me give you a brief overview of the book and tell you why we love […]

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The 5 Keys to Having a Good Lacrosse Tryout

Post by kellyperformance on March 4, 2015

With the lacrosse season upon us and tryouts starting this week, I am constantly asked by athletes I coach what they can do to have a successful tryout and make the team. Here are some helpful hints: 1) Prepare – “Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail.” This is the most important hint and really […]

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Healthy Eating Guidleines – Part II

Post by kellyperformance on February 25, 2015

I believe in helping guide our athletes and parents of our athletes on ways to make simple, delicious and goal oriented food.  Remember, healthy does not have to be synonymous with bland just as delicious does not automatically mean unhealthy.   When making healthy, delicious meals, I like to use the following as a guideline: […]

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How to Improve Your Chances of Victory While Lying in Bed

Post by kellyperformance on February 18, 2015

What you need to know: Visualization is one of the most basic of all mental conditioning strategies, but is probably the most underused. It has been scientifically proven that the brain processes experiences the same whether you physically execute it or you just vividly imagine it. Visualization should be used to maximize the efficiency and […]

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The Importance of a Consistent Pre-Game Routine

Post by kellyperformance on February 4, 2015

“Routine in an intelligent man is a sign of ambition.” -W.H. Auden A pre-game routine is anything you do prior to a game or practice that helps you improve your focus, increase your confidence, decrease negative anxiety, and ultimately helps you put all of your energy toward playing your best. Long before swimmer Michael Phelps […]

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