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How It Works: Illegal Body-Checking Rule in Youth Lacrosse

December 21, 2015    6516 Views
How It Works: Illegal Body Checking in Youth LacrosseOur resident official dives into the illegal body-checking rule as it applies to youth lacrosse, and discusses the differences in application between youth and high school play. Read More »

How it Works: Illegal Body Checking Rule in Boys Lacrosse

October 13, 2015    10260 Views
Illegal Body Checking LacrosseWhat makes a check legal or illegal? Our resident official gives a point-by-point breakdown of the illegal body checking foul in boys lacrosse. Read More »

How it Works: Cross-Checking Foul in Boys Lacrosse

September 25, 2015    7791 Views
How it Works: Cross-Checking Foul in Boys LacrosseOur resident official takes a deep dive into the cross-checking foul as part of our series on personal fouls in boys lacrosse. Read More »

How it Works: Tripping Rule in Boys Lacrosse

September 15, 2015    5384 Views
How it Works: Tripping Rule in Boys LacrosseOur resident official takes a deep dive into the slashing rule, a common personal foul in boys youth and high school lacrosse. Read More »

How it Works: Slashing Rule in Boys Lacrosse

September 4, 2015    10172 Views
How it Works: Slashing Rule in Boys LacrosseOur resident official takes a deep dive into the intricacies of the slashing rule, one of the most common personal fouls in boys youth and high school lacrosse. Read More »

2016 NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rules Changes: What You Need to Know

August 28, 2015    51585 Views
2016 NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rules Changes Simply StatedOur resident official breaks down what you need to know about the high school boys rules changes and points of emphasis for 2016. Read More »

A Rule Maker’s Explanation for Shooting Space in Women’s Lacrosse

August 4, 2015    8675 Views
Shooting SpaceA member of the NFHS and USL rules committees provides a justification for the current obstruction of free space rule in women's lacrosse. Read More »

Why Lacrosse Officials Prioritize the Blindside Hit Rule

June 2, 2015    5400 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    19032 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    3955 Views
Parent Behavior to OfficialsYouth sports safety involves parents working with coaches and officials to make the player experience better. Read More »