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Survey: Parents Concerned with Quality, Behavior of Youth Coaches

October 16, 2014    1464 Views
Survey: Parents Concerned with Quality, Behavior of Youth CoachesA new national survey of parents by espnW shows broad and deep concern about a variety of key issues involving youth athletics, and coaching in particular. Read More »

6 Signs of a Good Youth Lacrosse League

October 8, 2014    2708 Views
6 Signs of a Good Youth Lacrosse League; Gold StickDoes your youth lacrosse league follow best practices to make your child’s experience safe and fun? Look to these six signs as basic indicators. Read More »

Coaching Youth Lacrosse: Kids Are Not Little Adults

September 25, 2014    2338 Views
Coach Youth Lacrosse: Kids Are Not Little AdultsWhether just getting started, playing youth lacrosse, or competing at the high school level, coaches should bear in mind that kids are kids, not little adults. Read More »

Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent Identification

August 29, 2014    9705 Views
Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent IdentificationAmerican youth sports are far too often focused on talent selection, and not talent identification. Read these suggestions for changing the emphasis of youth sports. Read More »

Have We Forgotten? Youth Athletes Aren’t Adult Athletes

August 7, 2014    5044 Views
Have We Forgotten? Youth Athletes Aren’t Adult AthletesIt’s a brave new world for youth lacrosse players. We as adults must remember that these are just kids playing a lacrosse game. Read More »

Youth Lacrosse Specialization and the Single Point Of Failure

April 30, 2014    4883 Views
Youth Lacrosse SpecializationGordon Corsetti makes the case against specialization in youth lacrosse. Read More »

Beware the Burnout Factor in Youth Lacrosse

March 12, 2014    5644 Views
Beware of the Burnout Factor, Youth LacrosseDr. Richard Ginsburg of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee offers suggestions to help your child avoid the burnout factor in youth lacrosse. Read More »

Long-Term Athlete Development and the ABC’s of Training

February 19, 2014    7952 Views
Long Term Athlete DevelopmentTrain your youth players using the long-term athlete development (LTAD) model and you’ll develop well-rounded athletes who enjoy playing lacrosse. Read More »

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