The Complete Guide to Team Defense for Lacrosse

With Dom Starsia

University of Virginia Head Coach; 3X National Champions (2006, 2003, 1999), 7X ACC Coach of the Year (winningest coach in conference history); National Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2008)

Dom Starsia discusses essentials for team defense emphasizing man-to-man defense. Utilizing markerboard diagrams, Coach Starsia explains individual and team defense systematically, detailing each part of the strategy. He starts with 1-on-1 defense, stressing the importance of individual defensive play and moves progressively toward total team defense ultimately building up to a 6-on-6 man defense. He outlines player duties and positions in various defensive sets emphasizing perimeter and crease sliding and player-to-player communication. In addition, he also shares various drills to master man-to-man defense and to shut down any offense. Starsia’s defensive system is perfect for changing the tempo of a game, creating turnovers, or simply accompanying a basic man-to-man defense. Starsia’s in-depth defensive strategy and explanation will help your team develop into the best defensive team possible.

60 minutes.