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Why Lacrosse Officials Prioritize the Blindside Hit Rule

June 2, 2015    2627 Views
Blindside HitsAs much as his "inner tough guy" once struggled with the blindside hit rule in youth and high school lacrosse, here's why our resident official now never hesitates to make the call. Read More »

The Top Three Most Misunderstood Youth Boys Lacrosse Rules

May 21, 2015    8670 Views
The Top Three Most Misunderstood Youth Boys Lacrosse Rules Offside, slashing and holding are three of the most commonly misunderstood rules in boys youth lacrosse. Our resident official breaks down how they really work. Read More »

Give 'em a Break: Adjusting Parent Attitudes Toward Officials

April 3, 2015    2299 Views
Parent Behavior to OfficialsYouth sports safety involves parents working with coaches and officials to make the player experience better. Read More »

30 Seconds of Courage: Revolutionary Shot Clock Strategies

March 11, 2015    3237 Views
30 Seconds of Courage: Revolutionary Shot Clock StrategiesWith a visible 30-second shot clock in college lacrosse comes opportunities for new strategies—some very logical and some using more “outside-the-box” thinking. Read More »

Correct Application: A Hard Key to Officiating Success

February 17, 2015    2345 Views
Correct Application: A Hard Key to Officiating Success Officials often joke that “the rules are overrated.” Our resident zebra explains why knowing the rules is the easy part, but applying them correctly is tough. Read More »

How to Coach Physicality in Youth Lacrosse [Video]

February 9, 2015    6632 Views
How-to-Coach-Physicality-in-Youth-Lacrosse-Video Former San Jose State lacrosse player and current youth coach Sean Carscadden talks about coaching physicality in youth lacrosse. Read More »

Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Rule Myths: Busted

January 9, 2015    32378 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 »

4 Unwritten Rule Ideas for Improving Youth Boys Lacrosse

October 21, 2014    13734 Views
4 Unwritten Rule Ideas for Improving Youth Boys Lacrosse These “off the books” rules can help youth boys’ lacrosse players improve their skills and maintain a safe, positive experience. Read More »

Making Lacrosse Safer: Our Shared Responsibility

August 21, 2014    4013 Views
Making Lacrosse Safer: Our Shared ResponsibilityHow can lacrosse become a safer game and remain popular without losing its identity? It starts with how youth lacrosse is taught. Read More »

2014 Boys’ Lacrosse Rules: What You Need to Know

February 11, 2014    7889 Views
2014 Boys' Lacrosse Rules: What you need to knowWatch this year’s rules interpretation videos, as well as breakdown of the points of emphasis and major rules changes in the boys’ youth and high school game. Read More »

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