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Can the Ball Make the Game Safer?

May 18, 2016    8355 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 »

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 »

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 »

Learn to Play Aids Adults

April 22, 2016    5998 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 »

The Impact of Inclusion in Lacrosse

February 11, 2016    1589 Views

Impact of Inclusion

Lacrosse access and availability to as many kids as possible is part of the US Lacrosse mission. Read More »

What Really Matters in Player Development

February 10, 2016    4727 Views
Player DevelopmentTime is a powerful thing. The perspective that time brings can be even more powerful. Here's one parent's journey about what was important in his child's youth sports experience. Read More »

Four Steps to Becoming a Lacrosse Official

February 9, 2016    8543 Views
Four Steps to Becoming a Lacrosse OfficialLacrosse is growing at a pace that far outstrips the ability of organizations to cover game assignments. Have you considered becoming an official? Here are four steps to begin the process. Read More »

Don’t Let a Missing CMP Leave You Vulnerable

December 17, 2015    1395 Views

Boys Lacrosse

Having a documented Concussion Management Plan could be one of the most important decisions your lacrosse organization will make. Read More »

Gold Stick is a “No-Brainer”

October 9, 2015    2935 Views
Gold Stick ProgramWith 20 organizations nationwide currently working towards Gold Stick status, US Lacrosse is ready to broaden the pool by welcoming new applicants. Read More »

How to Build an Effective Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct

May 6, 2015    4084 Views
How to Build an Effective Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct Does your youth lacrosse program struggle with sideline behavior? Here are eight considerations to take into account when putting together a code of conduct. Read More »