Niki Gruttadauria
- Former social media manager Niki Gruttadauria joined the STACK team after a six-year hiatus in the Rocky Mountains, where her commitment to traditional sports transformed...

Attack the Goal Like Paul Rabil

February 1, 2013 | Featured in the Winter 2013 Issue

Must See Lacrosse Videos

Duke Lacrosse Reverse Hyper

Maryland Lacrosse Ab Circuit: Sit-Up

Matt Zash Five-Cone Star Drill

Coming Up

Duke Lacrosse Reverse Hyper

Philadelphia Wings All-Star Paul Rabil’s shot exceeds 110 miles per hour—fast enough to outrun an Amtrak bullet train. But what’s the point of a train that can’t reach the station, or a shot wide of the goal? There isn’t one, so when it comes to lacrosse, power is nothing without accuracy. That’s why Rabil performs this Kneeling Shooting Drill, which builds shooting strength and laser-like precision. The drill teaches you to blast a rocket toward the goal by turning your hips and snapping your forearms.

Paul Rabil’s Kneeling Shooting Drill

  •  Assume a kneeling position 10 yards out and slightly to the left of the goal
  •  Snap the ball across your body. Aim for the lower corners of goal
  •  Repeat on the opposite side

Sets/Reps: 2x8-10 shots

Coaching Points: Keep your chest up//Make sure your wrists come over your shoulders in order to snap ball down and through

Advertisement
Niki Gruttadauria
- Former social media manager Niki Gruttadauria joined the STACK team after a six-year hiatus in the Rocky Mountains, where her commitment to traditional sports transformed...

Connect

Advertisement

Resources

Performance Center

Custom workouts and performance tracking

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be the fittest you ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

Varsity

High school sports community and content sharing

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes