VIDEO: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Aug 26, 2020

MedStar Health experts share their return to play advice for coaches, parents and league leaders, and stress that easing into full activity should be a gradual process.

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PCA Accepting Double-Goal Coach Award Nominations

Aug 26, 2020

The Positive Coaching Alliance, a longtime partner of US Lacrosse, is currently accepting nominations for its Double-Goal Coach Award through Nov. 30, 2020.

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Top Nutrition Tips to Help Heal a Sports Injury

Aug 25, 2020

TrueSport Expert Kristen Ziesmer, a registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, explains how to use nutrition to help recover from a sports injury.

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New Board Chair Beth Lyman Finds Magic in Lacrosse

Aug 19, 2020

New US Lacrosse board chair Beth Lyman, a former Princeton player and current club coach in Minnesota, says that lacrosse isn't like other games. "There's a magic to this sport," Lyman said.

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How to Deal with Anxiety Around Return to Play

Aug 17, 2020

As young athletes return to practice after being away from friends and coaches for months due to COVID-19 lockdowns, athlete anxiety will be natural. Not only are there new safety protocols in place that may seem confusing or intimidating, it’s a big shift emotionally as well.

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US Lacrosse Anti-Harassment Policy Provides Guidance for Lacrosse Organizations

Aug 13, 2020

US Lacrosse had adopted a detailed anti-harassment and discrimination policy that includes recommended steps for leagues, events and lacrosse organizations to follow when there are violations of the policy.

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A Conversation with Two-Sport Sankofa Clinician Courtney Deena

Aug 12, 2020

Courtney Deena played both field hockey and lacrosse as an NCAA Division I athlete, and currently serves as the assistant field hockey coach at Hofstra University. She is also a clinician for the US Lacrosse Sankofa Clinic Series, with a desire to expose the game to more young players of color. 

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Fundamental Motor Skills: The Alphabet of the Physically Literate Lacrosse Athlete

Aug 12, 2020

Youth lacrosse coaches must consider both the specific skills needed for the sport (i.e., cradle, pass, shoot, catch, etc.), and the bio-motor abilities (i.e., balance, speed, agility, flexibility, etc.) that help the young lacrosse athlete physically perform the specific sport skills effectively.

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How to Stay Sun Safe During Summertime Lacrosse

Aug 11, 2020

For many lacrosse athletes, summer events require many hours spent on the field under a blazing sun. Taking the proper precautions to be sun safe is vitally important.

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Equipment Survey: US Lacrosse Seeks Member Feedback

Aug 10, 2020

In order to help prioritize its upcoming outreach strategies related to player equipment, US Lacrosse has created a short online survey to assess current equipment related knowledge. Survey feedback will help shape US Lacrosse’s equipment related initiatives, including rules.

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