Study, cut back on the video games, talk instead of type, look people in their eyes, live a healthy lifestyle, learn what it’s like to get a job and make your own money. There’s a great world out there.....try it.
“Get the Red Out”
The name/number on your back is your brand, what are people saying about your brand?
Athletic Not Athletic
Hustler, hard worker Lazy
Has character and class Classless dirt ball
Go to guy Folds under pressure
Competitive Not competitive
Tough Not ready
Great stick work Stick work needs help
Great field sense No field sense, robot
Multi-Sport Athlete Lacrosse only
Great family Crazy parents
Great role model Party’s too much
Plays through anything Always hurt
Driven No drive
Great shooter Head case
Great foot work Hot head
Great take away artist Momma's boy
Great feeder Shut in butt kisser
Sees the field Over rated
Great hand eye coordination
Great roll player
Great groundball player
High school boys are you in shape for college lacrosse?
- Bench Press Body Weight at Least 10 Times - Pull Ups 15+ - Dips 25+ - Run a Mile and a Half Under 9 Minutes
The Elite Athlete vs. the Regular Athlete
Elite Athlete: “I create my playing time” Regular Athlete: “Coach owes me playing time” Elite: Plays every possession like it’s their last. Regular: Play not to lose. Elite: Focus on opportunities. Regular: Focus on obstacles. Elite: Admire other successful athletes. Regular: Resent successful athletes. Elite: Take criticism. Regular: Get upset over criticism. Elite: Focus on being a complete player. Regular: Focus on one facet of their game. Elite: Confident during any situation. Regular: Lack confidence in the clutch. Elite: Demand perfection. Regular: are OK with mediocrity. Elite: Act in spite of fear. Regular: Let fear stop them. Elite: constantly learn and grow. Regular: Already know everything.