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Rec-Less Abandon: The Club-Rec Divide

January 12, 2015    7114 Views

Rec-Less Abandon: The Club-Rec DivideClub or rec? The choice, if forced upon you, comes down to what will allow your child to love his or her lacrosse experience. Read More »

Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Rule Myths: Busted

January 9, 2015    27692 Views
Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Rule Myths: BustedConfused about a situation you've seen on the lacrosse field? Our resident official digs in to the rulebook to debunk the top 10 boys lacrosse rule myths. Read More »

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

December 19, 2014    8243 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    8580 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 »

It’s All About Perspective

December 16, 2014    5180 Views
It’s All About PerspectiveThe job of all officials is to not let any other perspectives influence the focus on player safety and fairness. Our resident zebra uses a visual to demonstrate. Read More »

A Look Inside the “Hybrid” Youth Lacrosse Program

December 16, 2014    9180 Views
A Look Inside the “Hybrid” Youth Lacrosse ProgramWhat if we found a middle ground between developmental rec programs and select travel programs? Here’s a look at a successful “hybrid” youth lacrosse program. Read More »

USOC Report: The Formula for Developing Elite Athletes

December 11, 2014    17351 Views
USOC Report: The Formula for Developing Elite AthletesWhen developing players for maximum performance, what really pushes them to an elite level? Multiply the fun factor and add other sports to foster lacrosse stars. Read More »

Meatloaf Passing and Ground Ball Drill [Video]

December 10, 2014    10656 Views
Meatloaf Passing and Ground Ball DrillUse the Meatloaf Passing Drill to help your players improve passing and catching on the run with both hands, while involving your entire team. Read More »

How Does Intent Play Into Lacrosse Officiating?

December 9, 2014    5846 Views
How Does Intent Play Into Lacrosse Officiating?Our resident official explains why “He didn’t mean it” (intent) is an insufficient plea on the behalf of youth lacrosse players who commit penalties. Read More »

US Lacrosse-Funded ACL Injury Prevention Program to Grow in 2015

December 8, 2014    8801 Views
US Lacrosse ACL injury preventionACL injury prevention programs should have at least three critical elements: dynamic warm-up, lower body and core strengthening, and neuromuscular control. Read More »

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