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Hit the Wall, Not the Weights

April 22, 2016    6259 Views
Erik AdamsonErik Adamson, a midfielder for the Denver Outlaws, offers advice for youth lacrosse players. Read More »

Learn to Play Aids Adults

April 22, 2016    6288 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 »

What Really Matters in Player Development

February 10, 2016    5144 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    9104 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 »

Keeping Lacrosse Consistently Safe: An Official’s Perspective

October 14, 2014    8989 Views
Keeping Lacrosse Consistently Safe: An Official’s PerspectiveShould refs pass on calls based on the score in a blowout game? Why aren’t the same penalties called from game to game? Our resident official gives perspective. Read More »

Are Developmental Rec Lacrosse Teams Going Extinct?

October 9, 2014    7424 Views
Are Developmental Rec Lacrosse Teams Going Extinct?This lacrosse mom hopes we can put the development back into recreational teams and let the travel teams do the traveling and selection. Read More »

Fairness First: Why Teams Don’t Always Get Flagged Equally

October 7, 2014    10252 Views
Fairness First: Why Teams Don’t Always Get Flagged EquallyThe idea of “fair, but not equal” is a tough concept for many non-officials. Our resident zebra explains how this concept plays out on the lacrosse field. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: The Case For Not “Playing Up”

October 6, 2014    8908 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: The Case For Not 'Playing Up'Before you allow your youth lacrosse player to “play up,” consider factors like friendships and burnout as part of his or her long-term development. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Use Appropriate Equipment

October 3, 2014    3640 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Use Appropriate EquipmentWe can’t always prevent injuries, but there are common sense steps we can take to reduce them. Here’s why properly fitting equipment makes a difference. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Save Specialization for Older Kids

October 1, 2014    10342 Views
Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Save Specialization for Older KidsWhen does specializing in one sport from an early age become a risky investment? Our resident sports psychologist weighs in on the multi-sport debate. Read More »