US Lacrosse
Athlete Development   \   The Sport   \   Safety   \   Team USA   \   Chapters   \   Shop   \   Donate My Account

Why Lacrosse Should Risk It Like REI

October 30, 2015    6472 Views
Should Lacrosse Risk It Like REIREI went outside the box by closing its stores on Black Friday. US Lacrosse is asking the lacrosse community to do some new thinking as it reimagines the youth lacrosse experience. Read More »

Parents Aren't Ruining Youth Sports. We All Are.

October 28, 2015    7454 Views
Parents Youth LacrosseA Washington Post story states, "The number of children playing team sports is falling, with the experts blaming a parent-driven focus on elite travel clubs, specialization in one sport and pursuit of scholarships for hurting the country’s youth sports leagues.” What does this mean for lacrosse? Read More »

What If We Just Played Youth Lacrosse For Fun?

October 14, 2015    4706 Views
What If We Just Played Youth Lacrosse For Fun?For two Minnesota-based youth lacrosse teams who entered a summer tournament with championship aspirations, the third-place game ended up being even more memorable. Read More »

How it Works: Illegal Body Checking Rule in Boys Lacrosse

October 13, 2015    9113 Views
Illegal Body Checking LacrosseWhat makes a check legal or illegal? Our resident official gives a point-by-point breakdown of the illegal body checking foul in boys lacrosse. Read More »

4 Ways to Maximize Your Fall Ball Lacrosse Experience

October 1, 2015    3594 Views
4 Ways to Maximize Your Fall Ball Lacrosse ExperienceFall ball brings news opportunities for players and coaches alike. Take advantage and get a leg up for the spring season, writes Ryan Boyle. Read More »

Coaching Education Helps One Program Continue to Thrive

September 30, 2015    2053 Views
Coaching Education ProgramHereford High School is one of the top public school lacrosse programs in Maryland. The local rec program has driven that success and has turned to the US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program to continue to maintain that success. Read More »

How it Works: Cross-Checking Foul in Boys Lacrosse

September 25, 2015    6891 Views
How it Works: Cross-Checking Foul in Boys LacrosseOur resident official takes a deep dive into the cross-checking foul as part of our series on personal fouls in boys lacrosse. Read More »

How it Works: Tripping Rule in Boys Lacrosse

September 15, 2015    4894 Views
How it Works: Tripping Rule in Boys LacrosseOur resident official takes a deep dive into the slashing rule, a common personal foul in boys youth and high school lacrosse. Read More »

We Need Ace in the Hole

September 11, 2015    1200 Views
Ace AdamsAs a true gentleman, Jim Adams proved, as both a player and a coach, that you don’t have to verbally assault officials to win. Read More »

Challenging the Status Quo for Player Development

September 10, 2015    1919 Views
Challenging the Status Quo of Player DevelopmentAthlete development isn’t about winning now, it’s about systematically giving athletes the tools they need to learn lacrosse better, enjoy lacrosse more, and stay in lacrosse longer, ultimately raising their level of play. Read More »