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Video: Creating Interceptions with Team USA’s Alice Mercer

July 6, 2015    255 Views
Video: Creating Interceptions with Team USA’s Alice Mercer Team USA defender and University Maryland All-American Alice Mercer shares her advice on how to create interceptions and knockdowns. Read More »

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

July 2, 2015    4544 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 »

Empowering Players Through Adaptive Lacrosse

June 5, 2015    2379 Views
Adaptive LacrosseIntegration and inclusion of people with disabilities in lacrosse is one of US Lacrosse's strategic priorities. Read More »

5 Expectations of an Elite Lacrosse Defensive Unit

June 3, 2015    3945 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    3924 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 »

Why Lacrosse Officials Prioritize the Blindside Hit Rule

June 2, 2015    2493 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 »

How to Protect the Rock with NCAA Tournament MVP Wes Berg

May 27, 2015    2226 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    1358 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 »

The Top Three Most Misunderstood Youth Boys Lacrosse Rules

May 21, 2015    8336 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 »

A Letter to High School Lacrosse Coaches on Burnout

May 20, 2015    6881 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 »

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