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3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen

July 2, 2015    578 Views
3 Steps to Shutdown ‘D’: How to Coach Individual Defensemen Team USA and Boston Cannons defenseman Mitch Belisle shares his tried-and-true, three-step progression to teaching the basics of shutdown defense. Read More »

5 Expectations of an Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit

June 3, 2015    3871 Views
5 Expectations of An Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit We lay out a series of individual and unit-wide expectations to help your defenders more consistently stop your opponent from scoring and start your team’s offense. Read More »

The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season

June 2, 2015    3880 Views
The Top 10 Lessons My Lacrosse Team Taught Me This Season Quite often as coaches, we ask our players for feedback on what they've learned. Here’s one coach’s take on 10 things he’s learned from his players this spring. Read More »

How to Protect the Rock with NCAA Tournament MVP Wes Berg

May 27, 2015    2189 Views
How to Protect the Rock with NCAA Tournament MVP Wes Berg Denver’s newly minted NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Wesley Berg, explains when to go one-handed in the spirit of ball security. Read More »

What Causes Concussions in Lacrosse?

May 26, 2015    1332 Views
What Causes ConcussionResearch, partially sponsored by US Lacrosse, has looked at on-field injuries and which types of impacts lead to concussions. Read More »

A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout

May 20, 2015    6834 Views
A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout As lacrosse season winds down, you might be frustrated that things didn’t go the way you expected. Take heart in the lives you’re impacting with your service. Read More »

5 Reasons Why Fundamentals Equal Wins in Youth Lacrosse

May 14, 2015    2755 Views
5 Reasons Why Fundamentals Equal Wins in Youth Lacrosse Feeling overwhelmed as a new youth lacrosse coach? When in doubt, stay grounded in fundamentals. Here are five reasons why fundamentals translate to wins. Read More »

Why Lacrosse Midfielders Need to Play With Both Hands [Video]

May 13, 2015    3920 Views
Why Lacrosse Midfielders Need Both Hands [Video] As part of his US Lacrosse Convention session, three-time Team USA midfielder Matt Striebel shares why it’s critical for lacrosse midfielders to be able to play with both hands. Read More »

3 Ways to Grip Your Lacrosse Stick (and When to Use Them)

May 13, 2015    6468 Views
3 Ways to Grip Your Lacrosse Stick (and When to Use Them) Gripping your stick properly is a key building block for lacrosse success. Here are three ways to do it, and the situations in which you should apply each of them. Read More »

Why You Should Let All the Kids Play When It Matters

May 11, 2015    4574 Views
Why You Should Let All the Kids Play—When It Matters Shouldn’t part of youth sports be giving kids the opportunity to take the last shot, to try and win a key faceoff, or to be on the field at the end of the game? Read More »

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