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Man-to-Man or Zone: Is Switching Defenses the Right Move?

September 9, 2014    4733 Views
Man-to-Man or Zone: Is Switching Defenses the Right Move?Don’t be so quick to change from man-to-man defense to zone defense when you could spend that time refining your defenders’ individual skills Read More »

4 Reasons for Coaches to Attend US Lacrosse Convention

September 5, 2014    1138 Views

Early speaker lineup, affordable registration and year-long access to presentations among benefits of signing up for Jan. 23-25 educational event Read More »

4 Stretching Exercises to Prevent Summer Lacrosse Injuries

September 3, 2014    1265 Views
4 Stretching Exercises to Prevent Summer Lacrosse InjuriesHow can coaches keep athletes healthy when they’re playing up to three games per day during the summer tournament season? These exercises will help Read More »

The Biggest Advantage in Youth Lacrosse (and Why It’s Not Sustainable)

September 2, 2014    3647 Views
The Biggest Advantage in Youth Lacrosse (and Why It’s Not Sustainable)Crafting your game plan solely around early maturing youth athletes doesn’t benefit any of your players. Instead, focus on building foundational skills. Read More »

Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent Identification

August 29, 2014    8889 Views
Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent IdentificationAmerican youth sports are far too often focused on talent selection, and not talent identification. Read these suggestions for changing the emphasis of youth sports. Read More »

Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than Safety

August 28, 2014    3827 Views
Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than SafetyThe debate surrounding the Florida high school women’s lacrosse headgear mandate is about much more than safety, writes NFHS rules chair Jay Watts. Read More »

Youth Lacrosse Coaches and the Cone of Silence

August 27, 2014    2491 Views
Youth Lacrosse Coaches and the Cone of SilenceWhat would you say to your team in the heat of the moment if you knew the whole world was listening? Here’s some advice from our resident parent. Read More »

Why Restoring a Boat Is Like Coaching a Lacrosse Team

August 22, 2014    1319 Views
Lacrosse CoachingFilling your players’ emotional tanks might be the single most important thing you can do as a lacrosse coach to improve your team. Here’s why. Read More »

Making Lacrosse Safer: Our Shared Responsibility

August 21, 2014    2633 Views
Making Lacrosse Safer: Our Shared ResponsibilityHow can lacrosse become a safer game and remain popular without losing its identity? It starts with how youth lacrosse is taught. Read More »

4 Critical Questions for Designing a More Effective Drill

August 20, 2014    1814 Views
Effective Lacrosse DrillsAre your young athletes getting overwhelmed with learning a new lacrosse skill? Use this thought process to break it down and achieve greater retention and results. Read More »

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