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Verbal Abuse Triggering Decline in Officials

By Paul Ohanian, US Lacrosse 06/06/2019, 10:00am CDT

Wondering why there aren’t enough game officials to support the growth of lacrosse in some parts of the country? For the answer, look no further than the conduct of parents and coaches.

How to Help Athletes Navigate Between Seasons

By US Lacrosse 05/30/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Make sure it’s clear that communication is necessary and expected. An athlete should feel comfortable talking to you anytime, not just at the start of the season.

Girl’s Lacrosse for Beginners

By Shanna, HowTheyPlay 05/21/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Cradling is the twisting and rocking motion of a lacrosse stick as a player runs. Holding a lacrosse stick still makes it very easy for an opponent to knock it out of your stick.

Youth Sports Can Lead to a Better Job Later in Life

By US Lacrosse 05/16/2019, 12:00pm CDT

It is important to note, the researchers referenced in this article acknowledged they could only show correlation, and not causation.

10 Awesome Lacrosse Goalie Drills

By Andrew Dymski, Mind The Crease 05/10/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Balance is key when reacting to a deflected shot and getting back into the ready position for another shot.

Take a Lap: Alternatives to Exercise As Punishment

By US Lacrosse 05/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

In the end, it’s about creating an environment that athletes want to support and finding ways to create behavior change in a positive way.

Celebrating the Heritage of Wooden Sticks

By Kira Muller, US Lacrosse 05/08/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Bill finds the sticks on eBay, recycling their usefulness by establishing a connection between today’s players and the roots of lacrosse.

The Oldest Lacrosse Stick: Lax History

By Justin Skaggs, LAX AllStars 04/26/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The oldest known stick is roughly 200 years old, dating back to 1823. You may think this stick is located somewhere in North America, it is not. In actuality, the stick is located in Italy. 

Transition Lacrosse Basics

By LAX Playbook 04/25/2019, 12:00pm CDT

If you can teach a player to properly handle an unsettled transition situation playing 6 on 6 will appear much easier to them.

Remembering Our Purpose: An Open Letter to Youth Coaches

By Matt Belson, US Lacrosse 04/17/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Find the fun in fundamentals or be prepared for a long season. Reward creativity. Dish out praise. Build confidence levels. Find your inner kid.

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