Anger and Performance: Sport Psychology Techniques for Dealing with Extreme Emotions

Dec 08, 2017

Noted sport psychologist Brian Baxter provides tips to athletes, coaches and officials on not allowing emotions to negatively affect performance

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Highlights from Steele and Wells Stanwick at LaxCon 2017

Oct 23, 2017

BALTIMORE -- Steele and Wells Stanwick know a thing or two about offense.

Steele, the offensive coordinator for the women’s team at Johns Hopkins, graduated from Virginia as its all-time leading scorer with 269 points. He won the 2011 Tewaaraton Award and twice was named a USILA first-team All-American. He’s been a two-time Major League Lacrosse All-Star and will suit up for the Chesapeake Bayhawks in 2018.

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Seven C's of Lacrosse Officiating

Oct 23, 2017

High school officiating crews frequently have much to manage in a game, particularly a two-person crew. Michael Hyland, a US Lacrosse clinician and longtime NCAA and high school official, offers some tips in the form of seven c’s of officiating.

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Harrison, Schwarzmann, Poist Join Peak Performance Camp Lineup

Aug 16, 2017

US Lacrosse is gearing up to host the Peak Performance Camp from Aug. 21-23, and it recently added three big names to the coaching lineup. Former Team USA and current Ohio Machine star Kyle Harrison, 2017 FIL World Cup gold medalist Katie Schwarzmann and former Team USA athlete and Baltimore Ride player Brittany Poist will join a star-studded roster of coaches for the camp, which will take place at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md.

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Highlights from Maryland Coach Cathy Reese at LaxCon 2017

Aug 15, 2017

BALTIMORE - Cathy Reese has accomplished just about everything during her career in women’s lacrosse, having won 11 national championships as a player, assistant coach and head coach at Maryland.

Perhaps her rebuilding, so to speak, of the Terrapins as their head coach since 2007 has been most impressive. She took a program that had fallen from the heights and returned it there, winning four titles since 2010 thanks in part to building a warm, family culture within the team.

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World Champ Taylor Cummings Talks Draw at LaxCon 2017

Jul 31, 2017

Three-time Tewaaraton Award winner and new world champion Taylor Cummings was a popular presenter at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon) in January. Here are three highlight clips of the former Maryland star offering tips and techniques for players that take the draw.

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The Power of the Wall

Jun 01, 2017

Wallball is a great way for players to develop their stick skills. The US Lacrosse Wallball Challenge is a great way for players to develop their skills while helping to fuel the growth of the sport.

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PE Workshops Provide Hands-On Learning Experience

Apr 14, 2017

US Lacrosse workshop trainers have conducted over 50 clinics for phyisical education teachers from coast-to-coast. Many school districts now include a lacrosse unit as part of their physical education curriculum thanks to the commitment of these trainers. 

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Three Drills to Better Your Players Stick Skills

Apr 04, 2017

As a player, I was always taught that superior stick skills win games. It’s hard to beat a team that can consistently catch and throw under pressure. As a coach, I try and pass on that knowledge to my players. When coaching young girls who are still developing skills, you want to emphasize the basics. Here are three drills that I use to better my team’s stick skills:

#1: Stickwork Inside the Center Circle

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WallGames: The Future of Urban Lacrosse

Feb 27, 2017

Conceived by Brooklyn Lacrosse Club co-founder Khalid West, WallGames are a series of competitive games in which lacrosse is played on fenced-in handball courts, found primarily in urban settings.

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