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Beware the Burnout Factor in Youth Lacrosse

March 12, 2014    5585 Views
Beware of the Burnout Factor, Youth LacrosseDr. Richard Ginsburg of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee offers suggestions to help your child avoid the burnout factor in youth lacrosse. Read More »

A College Coach’s Advice on Supporting Your Kid’s Team in a Positive Fashion

March 11, 2014    9764 Views
Supporting your kids team in a positive fashionJohns Hopkins women’s coach Janine Tucker offers tips for parents to engage positively in their child’s lacrosse experience. Read More »

4 Best Practices for Respecting Boundaries as a Parent-Coach

March 10, 2014    4839 Views
4 best practices for respecting boundariesCoaching your child’s team can be tricky. Here are some tips for doubling as parents and coaches. Read More »

Ask the Right Questions, Particularly on the Car Ride Home

March 7, 2014    7484 Views
Ask the right questions, particularly in the carPositive Coaching Alliance’s Jim Thompson offers postgame-friendly questions for the car ride home. Read More »

Seek the Best Experience (Not Necessarily the Best Team)

March 6, 2014    7696 Views
Seek the Best ExperienceTrevor Tierney desmystifies the constant search among parents and players to be on the “best team” that wins the most games and tournaments. Read More »

Beware the Recruiting Racket (And Those Who Profit From It)

March 5, 2014    15908 Views
Recruiting RacketAs lacrosse explodes nationally, lax moms and dads encounter more questions than answers. In the first of a seven-part series, we dig deeper into the recruiting racket. Read More »

Consistency in Officiating: What Every Ref Needs to Know

March 4, 2014    1652 Views
Consistency of OfficiatingAs officials, consistency is one of the traits we should strive for. Here are some thoughts on consistency in our craft. Read More »

3 Proven Methods for Beating Any Defense

March 3, 2014    7501 Views
Post Passing and CuttingWhen you think about offense, you think about scoring goals. But you should focus more on the process than the end result. Read More »

How to Conduct a Preseason Parent Meeting

February 28, 2014    3370 Views
Preseason Parent MeetingUse this sample agenda and notes from the Positive Coaching Alliance to help guide your preseason parent meeting. Read More »

Make Them Count: 6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse Practice

February 27, 2014    5152 Views
6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse PracticeUse these six guidelines to help keep practices safe, fair and fun for all of your players. Read More »

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