In order to win with limited numbers, Coach Kaley presents his "Four Ingredients for Success." Each ingredient is detailed in a concise manner for implementation into your lacrosse program. Running a controlled offense is the first topic. The offense is an attack-oriented effort that puts pressure on the defense, and gives the midfielders a chance to catch their breath. The offense is a 2-2-2 set and gives your team the ability to control the game. It is a crease-oriented offense that stresses timing of cuts and feeds and utilizes quick, tight, inside shots. It emphasizes movement off the ball that allows smaller quicker players an opportunity to excel. Secondly, swarming is used to control ground balls. Swarming is a system in which ALL SIX offensive players MUST pursue lanes to cover and control most ground ball situations. The third ingredient is a series of riding packages to help regain the ball and maintain possession of it in the offensive zone. And finally, the fourth ingredient is a Pressure Zone Defense. This zone allows you to put a lot of pressure on the offense and yet gives support to all of your defensive personnel. It takes the isolation plays away and forces teams to change their offensive schemes. This video will also demonstrate the necessary drills that are used to teach the skills to execute these offensive and defensive plans.
88 minutes. 2006.