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3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen

July 2, 2015    4336 Views
3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen Team USA and Boston Cannons defenseman Mitch Belisle shares his tried-and-true, three-step progression to teaching the basics of shutdown defense. Read More »

5 Expectations of an Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit

June 3, 2015    3931 Views
5 Expectations of An Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit We lay out a series of individual and unit-wide expectations to help your defenders more consistently stop your opponent from scoring and start your team’s offense. Read More »

The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season

June 2, 2015    3917 Views
The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season Quite often as coaches, we ask our players for feedback on what they've learned. Here’s one coach’s take on 10 things he’s learned from his players this spring. Read More »

Why Lacrosse Officials Prioritize the Blindside Hit Rule

June 2, 2015    2487 Views
Blindside HitsAs much as his "inner tough guy" once struggled with the blindside hit rule in youth and high school lacrosse, here's why our resident official now never hesitates to make the call. Read More »

What Causes Concussions in Lacrosse?

May 26, 2015    1354 Views
What Causes ConcussionResearch, partially sponsored by US Lacrosse, has looked at on-field injuries and which types of impacts lead to concussions. Read More »

A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout

May 20, 2015    6877 Views
A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout As lacrosse season winds down, you might be frustrated that things didn’t go the way you expected. Take heart in the lives you’re impacting with your service. Read More »

Why You Should Let All the Kids Play When It Matters

May 11, 2015    4611 Views
Why You Should Let All the Kids Play—When It Matters Shouldn’t part of youth sports be giving kids the opportunity to take the last shot, to try and win a key faceoff, or to be on the field at the end of the game? Read More »

Next Player Up! How to Develop Depth on Your Lacrosse Team

May 8, 2015    3340 Views
Next Player Up! How to Develop Depth on Your Lacrosse Team What can you do to build a roster that’s deep enough to get you through hard times? Here are four tips to help you develop your “next player up” strategy. Read More »

Advice from a College Coach: Northwestern’s Kelly Amonte Hiller

May 5, 2015    3505 Views
Advice from a College Coach: Northwestern’s Kelly Amonte Hiller Five-time IWLCA National Coach of the Year Kelly Amonte Hiller of Northwestern University offers her tips for lacrosse coaching development. Read More »

'Keeper of Lacrosse’ Exemplified

May 1, 2015    433 Views
Miles in MinnesotaMiles Thompson helps teach young players about honoring the game and its Native American roots. Read More »

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