Five Reasons Why Your Athletes Need a Hydration Plan

Jun 12, 2019

There’s no way to know exactly how much water each of us needs to consume daily. With varying levels of activity, finding the right balance of fluid intake for young athletes can seem like a guessing game.

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How to Help Athletes Navigate Between Seasons

May 29, 2019

Serious student-athletes are being pulled in so many directions now: from academic responsibilities, to school and club sports with seasons that often overlap. Former basketball coach Celia Slater explains how coaches can work together to create stronger, more resilient athletes by sharing the training load, not doubling (or tripling) it.

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Take a Lap: Alternatives to Exercise as Punishment

May 08, 2019

For generations, using exercise as punishment in youth sports was the norm. The practice has even been romanticized, like in the movie Miracle where hockey players are forced to skate seemingly endless ‘suicide’ drills after a bad loss. But in a time when people already have enough trouble getting exercise, it’s a disservice to use exercise as punishment,

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Webinar Offers Real Tools to Help with Inclusive Coaching

Feb 11, 2019

Lisa Drennan, founder of MERGE Diverse Abilities Inclusion Consulting, will help to answer the question around what inclusion means and how implementing some simple strategies can help you to be a more effective coach in this free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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US Lacrosse Updates Level 1 Online Coaching Course

Feb 04, 2019

US Lacrosse has launched a brand new version of the Level 1 Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse online curriculum that is a part of its Coach Development Program. The “Developing the Individual Athlete” module has been completely rebuilt and went live last week.

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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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How to Succeed in Lacrosse? Have Fun.

Dec 13, 2018

Frank Fedorjaka has won more than 160 games as a college lacrosse head coach. A three-time Patriot League Coach of the Year, Fedorjaka attributes part of the success of the Bucknell program on making sure that his players are having fun and enjoying their experience.

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Coaching Advice That Makes an Impact

Nov 13, 2018

Ever wonder if what you’re telling your players resonates with them? We asked members of the 2019 U.S. Women’s U19 Training Team to share what was the best piece of advice they’ve received from a coach during their lacrosse career to this point.

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Seven Things I Wished I Knew When I Started Coaching

May 16, 2018

One of the hardest things about coaching is getting started. Everything seems new and you’re not sure where to turn. We surveyed several of the coaches on the US Lacrosse staff and asked them, “What’s the one thing you know now that you wished you knew when you started coaching?”

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Who's Coaching the Coaches?

Mar 29, 2018

Building your lacrosse tool bag is easy and fun – unlimited resources, unlimited opinions on the Xs and Os. But what are you doing about building yourself as a coach beyond the framework of lacrosse? What are you doing to be a better coach to your players? What are you doing to be a better leader? What are you doing to build better leaders?

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