Success rarely comes without commitment to established processes that are repeated, measured and adjusted to reach a desired outcome. To simplify the these processes we've narrowed down the criteria for success specific to the game of lacrosse into 4 categories and examined the on floor and off-floor behaviours that lead to success for players in the game of lacrosse as well as in life overall.
The number one factor of success for lacrosse player is commitment and the pillar categories are hard work, discipline, mental toughness and teamwork. In this post I will walk you through the 4 pillars, highlighting the most important on-floor and off-floor behaviours that will improve your players character and lead to increased levels of skill development and ultimately the best possible season for your team.
By reviewing these 4 pillars of success with your players and evaluating their progress in regards to the cues for each categories you'll be able to assist them in in their development both on and off the floor.
What gets measured gets improved and reflecting on these key success factors could be the number one most important initiative of any coach to improve the chances of success for their players lacrosse and personal lives. Once there success pillars become automatic in your mind and that of your players you'll begin to see the positive effects in team solidarity and individual player development.