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Add 10mph to Your Lacrosse Shot – Part 2: The Solution

Post by kellyperformance on January 29, 2015

  Here’s What You Need to Know: For a lacrosse player to maximize their shooting ability, they must have an optimal range of motion, a strong core and the ability to generate force. By using a medicine ball, we have been able to add velocity to a player’s lacrosse shot by developing core strength and […]

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Add 10mph to Your Lacrosse Shot – Part 1: The Problem

Post by kellyperformance on January 21, 2015

Here’s what you need to know: Focusing and perfecting technique and proper shooting mechanics is often overlooked by youth and high school lacrosse players. There are 4 components of a lacrosse shot that need to come together in order for a shooter to maximize his velocity, accuracy, and consistency.  —————————————————————————————————————————– Shooting a lacrosse ball accurately […]

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Coach: How Do I Become A Better Lacrosse Player ?

Post by kellyperformance on January 14, 2015

I have the privilege of getting to spend my days and nights around young athletes who are striving to get better. More specifically, I have the privilege of teaching many of them how to play the game of lacrosse. When it comes to Lacrosse specific skills, you don’t have to do this job very long […]

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The Law of the Picture: People Do What People See

Post by kellyperformance on December 3, 2014

People do what People see. The toughest job of being a leader in any walk of life is getting people to buy into your vision. Good leaders have a clear vision of what they want accomplished and they have a very good understanding of what needs to be done to accomplish that vision. The first […]

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Thanksgiving, Football, My Nephew and Family Bonding

Post by kellyperformance on November 26, 2014

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday. It is a time to give thanks for all the wonderful things in my life. In our lives we all have things to be grateful for, no matter how bad our day, week, month or year is going. I love football. It is a game that mirrors […]

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The Destination is the Disease and the Journey is the Reward

Post by kellyperformance on October 1, 2014

“Becoming a champion is not an easy process… It is done by focusing on what it takes to get there and not on getting there.” Nick Saban. To win games you must not focus on winning, but on the process of winning. A peak performer’s focus must always be on the process. An excellent process […]

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Teaching the Habits of Success Through Sports

Post by kellyperformance on August 27, 2014

As a coach of High School aged students, it is my job to try to teach them how to be successful. The athletic field is the measuring stick for that success as a coach, but I firmly believe that success has a “code” and the habits that I try to instill in my athletes to […]

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3 Ways to Add Speed to Your Lacrosse Shot!

Post by kellyperformance on June 15, 2014

Have you ever watched a top College Lacrosse player shoot and wonder how they generate so much speed on their shot? Next time try to notice how much rotation they get from their upper body. I guarantee you can see both of their numbers and you can probably read their entire last name in most […]

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Post by kellyperformance on April 30, 2014

How many people reading this article encourage their children to lift weights to increase their strength, which in turn will help their performance? How many of you encourage your children to run to increase their endurance to help their performance? How many people remind their children to consistently practice their sport specific skills on their […]

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Mental Barriers

Post by kellyperformance on March 17, 2014

Throughout our lives, each of us has to overcome numerous mental barriers that might prevent us from achieving success. Some of them are small and easy to surmount, while others are larger and much more formidable. For me, the biggest mental barrier was letting setbacks keep me from moving forward towards achieving what I wanted […]

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