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How and When to Use the Three Basic Lacrosse Dodges

October 14, 2014    8128 Views
How and When to Use the Three Basic Lacrosse DodgesHelp your youth lacrosse players take the next step with these tips for face, roll and split dodges. Read More »

Playing Mind Games: How College Coaches Build Mental Toughness

October 13, 2014    5167 Views
How College Coaches Build Mental ToughnessIt’s not all skills and drills. Use these tactics to develop mental toughness and acuity on the lacrosse field. Read More »

How it Works: Shooting Space in Women’s Lacrosse

October 9, 2014    5221 Views
How it Works: Shooting Space in Women’s LacrosseShooting space is one of the most difficult rules to understand, especially for new lacrosse players, parents and coaches. Let’s break it down. Read More »

Fairness First: Why Teams Don’t Always Get Flagged Equally

October 7, 2014    7626 Views
Fairness First: Why Teams Don’t Always Get Flagged EquallyThe idea of “fair, but not equal” is a tough concept for many non-officials. Our resident zebra explains how this concept plays out on the lacrosse field. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: The Case For Not “Playing Up”

October 6, 2014    4661 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: The Case For Not 'Playing Up'Before you allow your youth lacrosse player to “play up,” consider factors like friendships and burnout as part of his or her long-term development. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Use Appropriate Equipment

October 3, 2014    1725 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Use Appropriate EquipmentWe can’t always prevent injuries, but there are common sense steps we can take to reduce them. Here’s why properly fitting equipment makes a difference. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Avoid Overtraining

October 2, 2014    2323 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Avoid OvertrainingTake a page out of NCAA guidelines and regulate the amount of training and competition for youth lacrosse athletes, says Dr. Richard Ginsburg Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Save Specialization for Older Kids

October 1, 2014    4268 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Save Specialization for Older KidsWhen does specializing in one sport from an early age become a risky investment? Our resident sports psychologist weighs in on the multi-sport debate. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Provide Positive Feedback

September 30, 2014    1633 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Provide Positive FeedbackProvide positive feedback and you’ll expand your youth lacrosse player’s self-evaluation to how they play the game, not just how many points they score Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Defining Success by Age Group

September 29, 2014    3253 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Defining Success by Age GroupWhether its safety and fun, skill development and friendship, or independence and identity formation, here’s how to age appropriately define youth lacrosse success. Read More »

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