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Man-to-Man or Zone: Is Switching Defenses the Right Move?

September 9, 2014    18444 Views
Man-to-Man or Zone: Is Switching Defenses the Right Move?Don’t be so quick to change from man-to-man defense to zone defense when you could spend that time refining your defenders’ individual skills Read More »

15 Key Considerations for Selecting a Youth Lacrosse Program

September 8, 2014    2137 Views
15 Key Considerations for Selecting a Youth Lacrosse ProgramBefore taking the plunge into a new lacrosse program, make sure you can answer these essential questions about your child’s participation. Read More »

4 Reasons for Coaches to Attend US Lacrosse Convention

September 5, 2014    1966 Views

Early speaker lineup, affordable registration and year-long access to presentations among benefits of signing up for Jan. 23-25 educational event Read More »

Do I Have a Concussion? A Guide to the First Week

September 4, 2014    1762 Views
Do I Have a Concussion? A Guide to the First WeekWouldn’t it be nice to have a handy guide to navigating the first week after your lacrosse player sustains a concussion? We have just the thing. Read More »

4 Stretching Exercises to Prevent Summer Lacrosse Injuries

September 3, 2014    1659 Views
4 Stretching Exercises to Prevent Summer Lacrosse InjuriesHow can coaches keep athletes healthy when they’re playing up to three games per day during the summer tournament season? These exercises will help Read More »

The Biggest Advantage in Youth Lacrosse (and Why It’s Not Sustainable)

September 2, 2014    4358 Views
The Biggest Advantage in Youth Lacrosse (and Why It’s Not Sustainable)Crafting your game plan solely around early maturing youth athletes doesn’t benefit any of your players. Instead, focus on building foundational skills. Read More »

Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent Identification

August 29, 2014    10474 Views
Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent IdentificationAmerican youth sports are far too often focused on talent selection, and not talent identification. Read these suggestions for changing the emphasis of youth sports. Read More »

Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than Safety

August 28, 2014    5347 Views
Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than SafetyThe debate surrounding the Florida high school women’s lacrosse headgear mandate is about much more than safety, writes NFHS rules chair Jay Watts. Read More »

6 Shooting Mechanics Tips from MLL All-Pro Peter Baum

August 27, 2014    4373 Views
6 Shooting Mechanics Tips from MLL All-Pro Peter BaumWatch in slow motion as Ohio Machine All-MLL midfielder Peter Baum delivers his six shooting mechanics tips for youth lacrosse players. Read More »

Youth Lacrosse Coaches and the Cone of Silence

August 27, 2014    2924 Views
Youth Lacrosse Coaches and the Cone of SilenceWhat would you say to your team in the heat of the moment if you knew the whole world was listening? Here’s some advice from our resident parent. Read More »

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