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How to Create the Physical Environment for Learning Lacrosse

December 16, 2015    4114 Views
Creating the Physical Environment for LearningThe brain responds differently to a new environment, allowing your athletes to be more attentive. That fades over time in the same location. How can your physical environment keep your players engaged? Read More »

The “Youth Sports Paradise” of the Past Wasn’t Always Paradise

December 9, 2015    3124 Views
Youth Sports ParadiseIf we want to “fix” youth sports, we can’t live in the past. Our writer shares stories from his youth and excitement around the new US Lacrosse Athlete Development Model. Read More »

How to Establish an Emotional Climate for Learning Lacrosse

November 23, 2015    6595 Views
Establishing the Emotional Climate for LearningResearch shows that a positive, stress-free environment opens young athletes minds to learning. How do you create that environment? Read More »

Get on the Bus: Michigan High School Coaches Bound for LaxCon

November 18, 2015    3762 Views
Duke men's coach and LaxCon speaker John DanowskiChapter-sponsored trip to bring Michigan high school coaches to US Lacrosse Convention Read More »

Why Great Lacrosse Attackers Play Like Zombies

November 3, 2015    5743 Views
Why Great Lacrosse Attackers Are Like ZombiesWant to become a more complete lacrosse attacker? Embrace your inner zombie and learn how to support your teammates on the re-defend. Read More »

Why Lacrosse Should Risk It Like REI

October 30, 2015    6592 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    7727 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    4855 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    9787 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    3743 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 »