The Lacrosse Training Bible: The Complete Guide for Men and Women

The Lacrosse Training Bible: The Complete Guide for Men and Women

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By (author) Vincent Perez-Mazzola

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  • Publisher: Hatherleigh Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 277mm x 18mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 2 July 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 1578262496
  • ISBN 13: 9781578262496
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: Updated ed.
  • Illustrations note: 125
  • Sales rank: 1,196,615

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The Lacrosse Training Bible The Essential Guidebook for Players, Coaches, and Enthusiasts "The Lacrosse Training Bible" brings everything you wanted to know about playing, training for, and teaching lacrosse into one easy-to-use manual. Written by coach and fitness trainer Vincent Perez-Mazzola, with contributions from professional lacrosse player Matt Brown and University of Denver Men's Head Coach Jamie Munro, this book will give you the cutting-edge training you need. It's the essential guide to stepping up your game, with detailed chapters on: -All aspects of athletic training, from warm-ups and flexibility to strength training -Unique skills and drills section highlighting catching, throwing, dodging your man, ground balls, passing, ripping rope, and stick tricks -Nutrition information designed to keep you energized, hydrated, and in the game -Tough training to challenge men, women, youth, high school, college, and pro ballers alike -A complete look at the beginnings of lacrosse and how it became what it is today With a comprehensive look at this history-rich, dynamic, and growing sport, "The Lacrosse Training Bible" will help you advance to the next level, whether you've played for years or just picked up a stick. Vincent Perez-Mazzola is a youth and high school lacrosse coach and a fitness trainer for professional athletes in lacrosse, hockey, boxing, and martial arts. He lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Matt Brown is a professional lacrosse player for the National Lacrosse League team the Arizona Sting and the Major League Lacrosse team the Denver Outlaws. Jamie Munro is the Head coach for Men's Lacrosse at the University of Denver, the founder of Run and Shoot Lacrosse, and a former professional player for the Boston Blazers.

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Vincent Perez-Mazzola is a youth and high school lacrosse coach and a fitness trainer for professional athletes in lacrosse, hockey, boxing, and martial arts. He lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Matt Brown is a professional lacrosse player for the National Lacrosse League team the Arizona Sting and the Major League Lacrosse team the Denver Outlaws. Jamie Munro is the Head coach for Men's Lacrosse at the University of Denver, the founder of Run and Shoot Lacrosse, and a former professional player for the Boston Blazers.

Table of contents

Foreword by Jamie Munro Introduction: How to Use This Book Part I: History of the Game Chapter 1: Native American Origins and Evolution of the Modern Game Chapter 2: Lacrosse Today: From Pros to Youth Leagues Chapter 3: the Game of Lacrosse and Where to Learn It Part II: Good Nutrition, the Right Equipment, and Proper Conditioning Chapter 4: Fuel Chapter 5: The Right Equipment Chapter 6: warming Up: Ten Core Warm-Up Exercises Chapter 7: Finishing the Warm-Up: How-to-Run Exercises Chapter 8: Agility Training Chapter 9: Preparations for Proper Strength Training Chapter 10: Forty of the Best Strength-Training Exercises Chapter 11: Preseason Strength Program (4-6 weeks) Chapter 12: Preseason Explosive Program Chapter 13: Preseason balance (4 weeks) Chapter 14: In-Season Maintenance Chapter 15: Postseason recovery (4 weeks) Chapter 16: Pre-, Post- and In-Season Conditioning Chapter 17: Flexibility Training Part III: the Basic Skills of Lacrosse Chapter 18: Cradling: Three Techniques to Master Chapter 19: Fielding Ground Balls Chapter 20: catching Chapter 21: throwing Chapter 22: Passing Chapter 23: Dodging Chapter 24: Shooting Part IV: Defense Chapter 25: Defensive Skills Chapter 26: Sticks Tricks, Fakes, and Other Cool Stuff Conclusion: In His Own Words, by Matt Brown Appendix A: Basic Lacrosse Skills Test Appendix B: Legends of the Game and Stars Appendix C: Glossary Appendix D: References About the Authors Index