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Can the Ball Make the Game Safer?

May 18, 2016    8360 Views
lacrosse ballsAn often-overlooked piece of equipment related to safety is the actual lacrosse ball. Original research in 2005 by Trey Crisco, a member of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, led to the development of a NOCSAE ball standard. In 2014, the NOCSAE standard became required for all games using NCAA/NFHS/USL rules. Now, the ball could be getting even safer. Read More »

Brain Targeted Teaching for Coaches: Evaluating Learning

May 17, 2016    1256 Views
Evaluating LearningAs coaches we are constantly evaluating athletes either formally or informally. They real key for an evaluation contributing to learning comes in what we do with the information we gain from the evaluations. Read More »

Video Addresses Early Recruiting

May 12, 2016    3330 Views
kerstin kimelUS Lacrosse helped produce a new video for the IWLCA which features interviews with coaches, players, administrators and medical experts on the issues surrounding early recruiting. Read More »

Stringing and Strategy: Making Them Intersect

May 10, 2016    5526 Views
Boyle Stringing BlogIf you could become an expert in only one of the following, which would it be: stringing a stick or diagramming X’s and O’s? A coach that understands how moving parts intersect is poised for success. Read More »

10 Reasons Coaching Will Improve Your Life

May 5, 2016    6964 Views
Coaching BlogHave you been hesitant to coach? Don't be. At the end of the season – you’ll never be the same. You will be a better, more enlightened and more passionate human being. Read More »

Nearly 5,000 Participate in Coaching Clinics

May 3, 2016    2303 Views
Coaching ClinicNearly 5,000 people participated in 98 US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program instructional clinics in this year's "clinic season." Read More »

Safety a Heady Issue

May 3, 2016    5219 Views
Research into women's lacrosse headgearUS Lacrosse VP Ann Carpenetti takes a look at the development of the women's lacrosse headgear performance standard Read More »

Parents Role in Success

April 27, 2016    18894 Views
Peter BidstrupPeter Bidstrup, head coach at The Governor's Academy (Mass.) shares his season-opening letter to parents. Read More »

Learn to Play Aids Adults

April 22, 2016    5999 Views
Learn to PlayUS Lacrosse "Learn to Play" clinics are geared towards adults to give them a background to better help how to teach and understand the sport. Read More »

Teaching for Extension and Application

April 12, 2016    2227 Views
Teaching for Extension and ApplicationTeaching for extension and application relates to expanding instruction so that students are given the opportunity to think creatively by applying the skills and content in meaningful, active, real-world problem solving tasks. Read More »