Blaxers Blog: The Chuck Sherwood Story, Part 2

Feb 18, 2021

Chuck Sherwood blazed a trail as Duke's first Black lacrosse player and inspired generations to come. Part 2 of his story from Brian Simpkins and our content partners at Blaxers Blog.

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LaxCon 2021: 4 the Future Seeks to Preserve the Spirit of Lacrosse

Feb 16, 2021

Native lacrosse athletes see themselves as ambassadors for their game, sharing with the rest of the world the values that they have always associated with lacrosse. That's one of the reasons that the four Thompson bothers have launched a new foundation

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Five Activities to Build Resilience in Youth Athletes

Feb 12, 2021

Developing resilience in the athletes on your team is critical, but it doesn’t have to be hard. Follow these five simple steps to help your athletes become more resilient.

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Blaxers Blog: The Chuck Sherwood Story, Part 1

Feb 11, 2021

Part one of Blaxer's Blog story on Chuck Sherwood, the first Black lacrosse player in Duke men's lacrosse history.

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Game On Mouthguards Named as Official Mouthguard for US Lacrosse

Feb 11, 2021

Game On Mouthguards, the only mouthguard to have earned the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Seal of Acceptance, has been named as the “Official Mouthguard” of US Lacrosse and the U.S. National Team program as part of a groundbreaking, multi-year partnership.

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US Lacrosse Announces Eight Officiating Webinars for 2021

Feb 09, 2021

The Officials Development Program at US Lacrosse has recently announced a series of eight new webinars for men’s and women’s officials over the next several weeks. The first session will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14.

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LaxCon 2021: The Power of Inclusive Leadership

Feb 09, 2021

The panelists in this LaxCon 2021 session discussed how an inclusive team environment correlates to team success, and how coaches and team leaders must both proactively take responsibility for creating an inclusive culture.

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Union’s Abi Jackson Committed to Impactful Coaching

Feb 08, 2021

Union College's Abi Jackson well understands the potentially powerful impact of being a coach. Beyond just helping players with skill development and game understanding, a coach can leave a lasting imprint on a young person’s life.

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Three Risky Supplements Parents Should Make Sure Athletes Avoid

Feb 05, 2021

While it may be easy to assume that young athletes need supplements to recover and perform at their best, all supplements come with some amount of risk because their ingredients aren’t confirmed by the FDA. The riskiest supplements are those marketed for muscle building, energy, and weight loss, so parents should be particularly diligent to make sure their athletes aren’t using these products.

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US Lacrosse PE Program Aims to Help Get Lacrosse in Schools

Feb 04, 2021

In its continuing effort to help grow the sport by utilizing the resources offered by schools, US Lacrosse held a free five-session professional development workshop for physical education instructors as part of this year’s US Lacrosse Convention.

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