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Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

February 19, 2015    7930 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 »

4 Must-Have Components of Lacrosse Player Evaluation

February 16, 2015    7919 Views
4 Must-Have Components of Lacrosse Player Evaluation One of the most difficult tasks for a coach is fairly and accurately evaluating players. Ease the burden by using age-appropriate evaluation rubrics at tryouts. Read More »

4 Definitive Styles of Modern Women’s Lacrosse Defenders

February 11, 2015    10063 Views
4 Definitive Styles of Modern Women’s Lacrosse Defenders Whether your goal is to be a shutdown defender, playmaker, quarterback or just rock solid, learn the skills necessary for becoming an effective modern defender. Read More »

Keep the Diversity and Inclusion Conversation Going

January 28, 2015    2957 Views
Keep the D&I Conversation Going Incorporating diversity & inclusion is possible within every program and within every player. Read More »

No More Ghost Man on First: Youth Lacrosse and Free Play

December 19, 2014    8352 Views
No More Ghost Man of FirstAs kids, we were creative and we found ways to make our various games work without the “coaching” of adults. Why isn't that happening today? Read More »

11 Essential Principles of Lacrosse Practice Planning

December 17, 2014    8706 Views
11 Essential Principles of Lacrosse Practice PlanningPlanning a lacrosse practice is more than just drills on paper. Use these 11 key concepts to help you build great practice plans. Read More »

5 Steps to Keep an Angry Lacrosse Coach in Check

November 6, 2014    8787 Views
Catching an earful from an angry lacrosse coach? Our resident official details “the ramp,” an escalating series of penalties to help keep things in check. Read More »

How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating Our Kids?

July 1, 2014    7438 Views
How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating our Kids?Tips for parents to help make sure their kids get involved in the right programs Read More »

Couples Therapy: Counseling for Coaches and Officials

June 11, 2014    2277 Views
Couples Therapy: Counseling for Coaches and OfficialsThere are plenty of things you can do to make the coach-official relationship less fractious, which in turn makes game day more fun for everyone. Read More »

Beating the Midseason Grind

April 16, 2014    2935 Views
Beating the Midseason GrindThe energy level at this point in the season can be rough. Here are ways to diagnose and treat ‘The Grind.’ Read More »

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