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Breaking Kids With Our Sideline Jeering [ARTICLE]

by US Lacrosse on

I remember the exact moment I found out sports weren't about fun - the first time I ever felt humiliated doing something that I thought I loved. I was...... Continue

Quint's Top 20: Don't Overreact to Early February [ARTICLE]

by Inside Lacrosse on

Repeat after me: “I (state your name) solemnly swear that I will not overreact to February results. I fully understand the danger of defining teams by their winter...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

Paralyzed Hope Lacrosse Player Becomes 'Czar of Toughness and Fun' [ARTICLE]

by Detroit Free Press on

Wade Hoag was working construction on a new house, helping install some windows, three stories up. He was on a metal platform, raised into the air on...... Continue

5 Keys to Lacrosse Speed Training [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Of all of the major sports played in this country, none features so many quick and multi-directional movements as lacrosse. Basketball is similar...... Continue

Motion Offense - Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The following drills are geared specifically toward the motion offense. Some of the drills can be run in separate position triangles. You can work the attack triangle without opposition to learn timing and gain...... Continue

Strength and Conditioning - Box Jumps [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The box jump is a great tool for working on double-leg explosiveness. Training with box jumps improves the vertical and broad jumps and helps improve on-field speed by simulating the sudden burst of speed from a stationary... ... Continue

Offensive Specific Agility Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Loop and Hitch Six-Cone Drill: Purpose - This drill develops offense-specific agility skills. Setup - Use six cones to set up a rectangle that is 10...... Continue

The Importance of Culture [ARTICLE]

by Inside Lacrosse on

The best advice I have received as a coach, especially as the head coach of a relatively young program, is to start at the bottom and focus on building a strong foundation. I was told from countless colleagues ...... Continue

Off Season Lacrosse Training Program [ARTICLE]

by Sports Fitness Advisor on

You could argue that off season training is the most important phase of any sport-specific conditioning plan. Not only will it help the athlete to recover...... Continue

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