Stringing and Strategy: Making Them Intersect

May 10, 2016

If you could become an expert in only one of the following, which would it be: stringing a stick or diagramming X’s and O’s? A coach that understands how moving parts intersect is poised for success.

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Southern Alliance Tournament Sanctioned

May 06, 2016

Event joins three LaxLife Events girls' tournaments that meet best-practice standards.

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10 Reasons Coaching Will Improve Your Life

May 05, 2016

Have you been hesitant to coach? Don't be. At the end of the season – you’ll never be the same. You will be a better, more enlightened and more passionate human being.

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Safety a Heady Issue

May 03, 2016

US Lacrosse VP Ann Carpenetti takes a look at the development of the women's lacrosse headgear performance standard.

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Nearly 5,000 Participate in Coaching Clinics

May 03, 2016

Nearly 5,000 people participated in 98 US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program instructional clinics in this year's "clinic season."

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US Lacrosse On the Move

May 02, 2016

Sport's national governing body relocates to new facility May 16.

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Athletic Passion is Gender Neutral

May 02, 2016

If we value the life lessons of sports, then we have to value it regardless of gender.

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Essential Communication for Officials

May 01, 2016

An important talent of a successful lacrosse official is good communication skills. Unfortunately, not everything an official says is productive – abrasive comments can lead to further escalations. Also, not all communication is verbal – hand signals can work just as well.

Officials should restrain themselves in their desire to communicate everything they can to prove they are right. Excessive verbal communication is comparable to a machine with extra parts.

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The Crew Saver

May 01, 2016

As sports officials we often have to possess just enough ego to carry us through our avocation on a game-bygame basis. Sometimes that ego is backed by a hard-bound knowledge of the rules. For others it’s the ability manage a situation or a game with an aplomb that is clearly recognized by the participants and peers. More often, though, that ego can manifest itself in a presumably negative manner in situations where we believe a partner has trespassed upon our territory or our area of coverage.

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2016 WCLA Championship Set to Begin in Winston-Salem

Apr 28, 2016

Georgia, Denver enter as top seeds for tournament which begins May 4 in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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