Active, Hands-On Learning Integral to New US Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Jan 23, 2019

The US Lacrosse Coach Development Program formally relaunched the Level 2 version of its instructional clinics, now known as “Developing the Team Player” during LaxCon in Philadelphia earlier this month.

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Lax Sports Network to Produce Spring Premiere

Jan 22, 2019

Lax Sports Network (LSN) will produce both games between the U.S. Women’s National Teams and England from this weekend’s Spring Premiere at Stanford University. The broadcasts are presented by Nike Lacrosse.

The LSN doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 26 will feature the U.S. women’s senior team against England at 12 noon and the U.S. women’s U19 team against England at 2:30 p.m. All times are Pacific and are available free on LSN.

Travis Eldridge will handle the play-by-play duties and Halley Quillinan Griggs will be the color analyst.

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Understanding the New Rule: Transitional Checking for U14 Girls

Jan 22, 2019

The new transitional checking rule for 14U and 13U girls players is intended to provide a middle ground between full checking at the high school level and the modified checking for 12U.

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What They're Saying About #LaxCon2019

Jan 21, 2019

Attendees, players, industry reps and more on the best of and the best from the US Lacrosse Convention

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Consistency is Key

Jan 18, 2019

The word “consistency” is derived from the Latin consistentem, meaning: “to stand firm”. As an official, I heartily endorse the original meaning of the word. Officials must be resolute, a bulwark against the winds of popular opinion. The best officials stand between two opposing forces and enforce agreed-upon rules, without bias, and never allow the masses to influence their decisions. 

“You’re not being consistent” is a charge often leveled at officials.

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Good Posture Helped Establish Lacrosse in Scotland

Jan 15, 2019

Noted women’s lacrosse historian Jane Clayton was recently featured in the BBC program, “Celebrity Antiques Road Trip” as she discussed the sport’s migration to Scotland. 

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LaxCon Wrap From Philly

Jan 13, 2019

More than 7,000 gather for professional development, trade show and fan fest at Pennsylvania Convention Center

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US Lacrosse Statement on Comments at Philadelphia Wings Game

Jan 13, 2019

US Lacrosse strongly condemns the hurtful and unacceptable comments made by an announcer at the Philadelphia Wings game last night, as well as the inappropriate fan behavior that followed. Our sport traces its roots to the Native American community, and that legacy should be embraced and celebrated by everyone in our sport.

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It's "Lacrosse Weekend in Philadelphia"

Jan 10, 2019

It’s officially “Lacrosse Weekend” in Philadelphia with the US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon) coming to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Jan. 11-13 and the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings hosting the Georgia Swarm for US Lacrosse Night at Wells Fargo Arena on Jan. 12.

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Creating Culture Requires a Deliberate Approach

Jan 08, 2019

For a very long-time coaches have attempted to harness the “warrior ethos” seen in elite military units to develop the discipline, adaptability, resiliency and work ethic that make any team successful. But what makes Special Operations special is that they have a deliberate culture. Jim Stagnitta and JC Glick share their insight.

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