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Beware the Burnout Factor in Youth Lacrosse

March 12, 2014    5872 Views
Beware of the Burnout Factor, Youth LacrosseDr. Richard Ginsburg of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee offers suggestions to help your child avoid the burnout factor in youth lacrosse. Read More »

A College Coach’s Advice on Supporting Your Kid’s Team in a Positive Fashion

March 11, 2014    10152 Views
Supporting your kids team in a positive fashionJohns Hopkins women’s coach Janine Tucker offers tips for parents to engage positively in their child’s lacrosse experience. Read More »

4 Best Practices for Respecting Boundaries as a Parent-Coach

March 10, 2014    5117 Views
4 best practices for respecting boundariesCoaching your child’s team can be tricky. Here are some tips for doubling as parents and coaches. Read More »

Ask the Right Questions, Particularly on the Car Ride Home

March 7, 2014    7823 Views
Ask the right questions, particularly in the carPositive Coaching Alliance’s Jim Thompson offers postgame-friendly questions for the car ride home. Read More »

Seek the Best Experience (Not Necessarily the Best Team)

March 6, 2014    8131 Views
Seek the Best ExperienceTrevor Tierney desmystifies the constant search among parents and players to be on the “best team” that wins the most games and tournaments. Read More »

Beware the Recruiting Racket (And Those Who Profit From It)

March 5, 2014    16793 Views
Recruiting RacketAs lacrosse explodes nationally, lax moms and dads encounter more questions than answers. In the first of a seven-part series, we dig deeper into the recruiting racket. Read More »

How to Conduct a Preseason Parent Meeting

February 28, 2014    3788 Views
Preseason Parent MeetingUse this sample agenda and notes from the Positive Coaching Alliance to help guide your preseason parent meeting. Read More »

Make Them Count: 6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse Practice

February 27, 2014    5529 Views
6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse PracticeUse these six guidelines to help keep practices safe, fair and fun for all of your players. Read More »

How to ‘Coach’ Your Child from the Sideline

February 24, 2014    19306 Views
How to coach your kid from the sidelineGordon Corsetti offers advice for parents to help contribute to a positive sporting atmosphere. Hint: Your player recognizes your voice. Read More »

Long-Term Athlete Development and the ABC’s of Training

February 19, 2014    8557 Views
Long Term Athlete DevelopmentTrain your youth players using the long-term athlete development (LTAD) model and you’ll develop well-rounded athletes who enjoy playing lacrosse. Read More »

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