1 hr 2 min

Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast Ep. 17 - Yale Head Coach Andy Shay Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast

    • Sports

Andy Shay Yale University

00:30 How winning a National Championship Has Changed Things
-Did it the right way, so hopefully no change at all
-Was as good as you think it would be
-Commitment of players

02:34 How Coach Shay Built the Culture at Yale
-Captains pushing the team
-Self motivated
-Past players impacts
-Difference in recruiting
-Making a living on guys nobody knows about
-Walk on roles

09:31 Emphasis on Strength and Conditioning Philosophy
-Great strength coach
-Conditioning takes care of itself with the culture
-Recruits understand the importance
-Size in athletes matter
-No running over summers
-Bigger and slower in the fall
-A lot of leg work in the weightroom
-Ben Reeves transformation
-Speed and agility work

20:03 Offensive Player Development Philosophy
-A lot of time spent on how to practice shooting
-Develop power before placement on shots outside 12 yards and on the run
-Re-wiring muscle memory
-Shoot with arms away to shoot as hard as possible
-Teach all different shot angles
-Measuring shot speed
-Mechanics of shooting
-Which foot to shoot off on the run
-Mechanics of shooting on the run
-Shooting vs finishing
-How big is your toolbox?

42:57 New Rules
-Big difference is clearing
-Really hard to ride
-Shot clock is a great idea but 80 seconds is plenty of time
-Better game to watch
-Sub faster
-The dive and how its changing things
-Did not let players dive in the fall
-Theory of not leaving your feet rule
-Change in the way the dive could change defense

48:54 Transition Rules
-How the rules came about for Coach Shay
-Uneven and transition
-1st rule: never let the ball beat you to the cage
-2nd rule: if your not covered get covered
-3rd rule: if you are covered move it
-If you don't follow the rules you won't score
-Not relying on talent
-Closing window of opportunity
-Defense plays "flat"

Andy Shay Yale University

00:30 How winning a National Championship Has Changed Things
-Did it the right way, so hopefully no change at all
-Was as good as you think it would be
-Commitment of players

02:34 How Coach Shay Built the Culture at Yale
-Captains pushing the team
-Self motivated
-Past players impacts
-Difference in recruiting
-Making a living on guys nobody knows about
-Walk on roles

09:31 Emphasis on Strength and Conditioning Philosophy
-Great strength coach
-Conditioning takes care of itself with the culture
-Recruits understand the importance
-Size in athletes matter
-No running over summers
-Bigger and slower in the fall
-A lot of leg work in the weightroom
-Ben Reeves transformation
-Speed and agility work

20:03 Offensive Player Development Philosophy
-A lot of time spent on how to practice shooting
-Develop power before placement on shots outside 12 yards and on the run
-Re-wiring muscle memory
-Shoot with arms away to shoot as hard as possible
-Teach all different shot angles
-Measuring shot speed
-Mechanics of shooting
-Which foot to shoot off on the run
-Mechanics of shooting on the run
-Shooting vs finishing
-How big is your toolbox?

42:57 New Rules
-Big difference is clearing
-Really hard to ride
-Shot clock is a great idea but 80 seconds is plenty of time
-Better game to watch
-Sub faster
-The dive and how its changing things
-Did not let players dive in the fall
-Theory of not leaving your feet rule
-Change in the way the dive could change defense

48:54 Transition Rules
-How the rules came about for Coach Shay
-Uneven and transition
-1st rule: never let the ball beat you to the cage
-2nd rule: if your not covered get covered
-3rd rule: if you are covered move it
-If you don't follow the rules you won't score
-Not relying on talent
-Closing window of opportunity
-Defense plays "flat"

1 hr 2 min

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