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Title
Men's lacrosse
Author
Don Zimmerman
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Human Kinetics
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20130516


In Men's Lacrosse, coaching legend Don Zimmerman joins
forces with Peter England to present the skills and strategies you need
to take your game to the next level.


From individual technique to team execution, Men's Lacrosse covers
it all. With detailed instruction, expert advice, and personal insights
from a Hall of Fame coach, you'll learn to improve these skills:


Fundamentals such as passing, scooping, feeding, cutting, dodging, and
finishing


Shot power, accuracy, selection, and placement for high-percentage
scoring


Goalkeeping techniques such as stick work, clearing, positioning, and
challenging shots


Offensive opportunities by using field position, forcing turnovers,
and taking advantage of player match-ups


You'll also find more than 25 of the very best drills for skill
development, training and conditioning, and team execution.


With in-depth coverage of the most effective offensive and defensive
schemes, tactics, and strategies for today's game, Men's
Lacrosse
is essential reading for serious players and coaches alike.

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Don Zimmerman has over 39 years of experience in coaching
lacrosse and has been a Division I college head coach for over 27 years.
Coach Zimmerman's career has taken him to Princeton University, the
University of North Carolina, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola
University Maryland, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore County
(UMBC), a position he has held since 1994.



Zimmerman was instrumental in winning NCAA national championships at
North Carolina (1981 and 1982) and Johns Hopkins (1984, 1985, and 1987).
He led the UMBC Retrievers to four consecutive NCAA Division I
tournament appearances from 2006 to 2009, a feat accomplished for the
first time in the school's Division I lacrosse history.



Zimmerman is considered one of the preeminent teachers of the game and
has taught lacrosse on four continents: North America, South America,
Europe, and Asia. In 2002 he was honored with induction into the Greater
Baltimore Chapter of the United States Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Zimmerman
was named America East Conference Coach of the Year by his colleagues in
both 2008 and 2009 and was the 2008 Coach of the Year in LaxPower
men's lacrosse Fan Awards. He achieved career win 200 in 2010 and is
10th among active coaches with 202 victories in 24 campaigns.



Zimmerman lives in Baltimore, Maryland.


Peter England was a member of Coach Zimmerman's staff at John
Hopkins University. Since 1991 he has been an advanced team scout for
the Johns Hopkins lacrosse program, working with coaches Tony Seaman
(1991-1998), John Haus (1999-2000), and Dave Pietramala (2001-present).
England lives in Glen Burnie, Maryland.



"Don Zimmerman is not only a great coach but a great teacher.
Men's Lacrossedemonstrates his unique understanding of the
game's big picture as well as the methods necessary for becoming an
outstanding player."


Bill Tierney-- Head Men's Lacrosse Coach University of Denver


"Don Zimmerman is one of the truly great coaches of our time. In an
era filled with flash and no substance, Coach Zimmerman makes it cool to
focus on the fundamentals of the game.
Men's Lacrosse is a
must-read for players and coaches alike. You won't be disappointed!"


Dave Pietramala-- Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Johns Hopkins
University


Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Lacrosse.
Country of Publication
Illinois
Number of Pages
x, 246

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