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Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

February 19, 2015    9314 Views
Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth MindsetFailure is the catalyst to success. Let’s not take away this valuable tool from our kids by evening the playing field all the time, writes Kate Leavell. Read More »

6 Simple Words Every Lacrosse Player Wants to Hear

February 12, 2015    29010 Views
6 Words Every Lacrosse Player Wants to Hear The six most important words every lacrosse player wants to hear from their parents are “I love to watch you play.” One of our resident sports parents explains. Read More »

Dealing with Recruiting Realities: 5 Takeaways for Parents

February 10, 2015    14408 Views
Dealing with Recruiting RealitiesThe recruiting calendar for college lacrosse moves up each year. What should you be doing? Read More »

Don’t Give Us the New Ref! A Lacrosse Official’s Perspective

February 5, 2015    5865 Views
Don’t Give Us the New Ref! A Lacrosse Official’s PerspectiveNew doesn't automatically mean bad—it means new. Our resident official lays out reasonable expectations for youth lacrosse officials and parents this season. Read More »

10 Ways to Get Yourself Noticed at Lacrosse Tryouts

February 2, 2015    20703 Views
10 Ways to Get Yourself Noticed at Lacrosse TryoutsHow will your coach see you at tryouts this season? Focus on the things you can control, and you’ll put yourself in position to earn a spot on the team. Read More »

First Cross-Sector Youth Sports Plan Released by Aspen Institute

January 29, 2015    4294 Views
First Cross-Sector Youth Sports Plan Released by Aspen Institute With input from US Lacrosse and hundreds of other youth sports leaders, Aspen Institute Project Play initiative identifies eight breakthrough strategies. Read More »

Johns Hopkins Attackman Ryan Brown’s Overhand Shooting Tips

January 21, 2015    6910 Views
Johns Hopkins Attackman Ryan Brown’s Overhand Shooting TipsIn this video on our new Lacrosse Magazine YouTube channel, Johns Hopkins All-American attackman Ryan Brown gives you his tips for overhand shooting. Read More »

9 Habits of Highly Effective Lacrosse Players: Be Deliberate

January 15, 2015    10916 Views
9 Habits of Highly Effective Lacrosse Players: Be DeliberateThe best lacrosse players are deliberate in what they say, think, and do. Rise above the habitual, and you’ll be on your way to being highly effective. Read More »

Club or Rec Youth Lacrosse: What’s Best for Your Child?

January 14, 2015    6691 Views
Club or Rec Youth Lacrosse: What’s Best for Your Child?The club-rec dynamic imposes difficult decisions on youth players. Kate Hickman discusses the evolution of youth lacrosse and how it affects your child. Read More »

11 Must-Try Tips for First-Time Youth Lacrosse Coaches

January 13, 2015    11834 Views
11 Must-Try Tips for First-Time Youth Lacrosse CoachesYouth lacrosse organizations often rely on parent volunteers to coach the league’s teams. Many first-time coaches find this role harder than expected. Here are 11 tips to ease your transition. Read More »

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