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Is 6v6 Part of your Lacrosse Practice Plan? Drop it for Small-Sided Games.

There's one truth in lacrosse that generally holds true:  The more skilled and athletic team will generally be the victor.  Team schemes can only get you so far. This is especially true when there is not enough skill or talent to execute those schemes. To help our players develop, we need to prioritize drills that maximize development in skill and lacrosse IQ. What's wrong with 6v6? We'll just come out and say it: It's terrible for developing skill. Only one player has the ball at a time getting work carrying the ball, throwing the ball, or shooting the ball. We'll admit, 6v6 can be good for developing IQ, but is there anything that can be learned in 6v6 that can't be learned in other, more efficient ways? Small-Sided Games We believe strongly in the use of small-sided games. Small-sided games reduce the number of players on the field and can layer in additional constraints. Your options for small-sided games are endless and they do a few things much better than
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Release Notes: August 9, 2020

It's quietly been a busy summer for us. On Sunday, we pushed out another release, largely driven by customer feedback. Going forward you will now see: Autosave  This has been a long time coming but is our favorite feature in this release. Lacrosse Lab and Hoops Lab will now automatically save plays throughout your play design process. No more lost plays! Email Team  Sometimes you just need to send a simple study reminder to your team. Now, when you select EMAIL TEAM from the Team Roster page, you can write your email within Lacrosse Lab/Hoops Lab and embed play links to be distributed to your team. All contact emails will be pre-filled in the email dialogue box so that you can customize your distribution list. Help Section  While you're designing plays, you can hop over to our YouTube channel for quick tutorial videos on some of the play design features. If there's a feature that we haven't built yet or you have a question, feel free to leave us feedback. We read it all