A Call to Action for the Lacrosse Community: Create Opportunities

Jun 25, 2020

Lauren Davenport, manager of athlete development at US Lacrosse, shares her experiences with race and tangible steps the lacrosse community can take to create more opportunities for people of color in the sport.

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Are You Building Context Between Practice and Competition?

May 21, 2020

The benefits of small-sided competition coaches utilize in practice can easily be applied to pre-game warmups. The continuity helps athletes feel comfortable and the continuity and context from what they learned in practice is more easily carried over to gameday.

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You're Never "Too Small" to Play Lacrosse

May 14, 2020

The use of small-sided games in practice can lead to better self-regulation, better sportsmanship, better communication, quicker decision-making, high levels of competitiveness, discovering strategies, and lots of fun all around for your team.

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When Play Truly Becomes Free

May 06, 2020

Free play provides opportunities for kids to get creative, be social, be imaginative, work on emotions, problem solve, and most importantly, to have fun. As coaches, any time we offer the opportunity for free play (at all ages), we allow players to tap into those same opportunities.

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Five Ways to Get Your Players Involved on Earth Day and Beyond

Apr 22, 2020

If you are looking for some team activities to engage your players with this Earth Day, and beyond, here are some ideas to promote long-term environmental awareness and sustainability.

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10 Tips to Help Your Athlete Stay in Shape

Mar 26, 2020

Given COVID-19 concerns closing schools and postponing seasons, US Lacrosse offers 10 tips to help you and your athlete feel prepared for their lacrosse season.

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