What They're Saying About #LaxCon2019

Jan 21, 2019

Attendees, players, industry reps and more on the best of and the best from the US Lacrosse Convention

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Consistency is Key

Jan 18, 2019

The word “consistency” is derived from the Latin consistentem, meaning: “to stand firm”. As an official, I heartily endorse the original meaning of the word. Officials must be resolute, a bulwark against the winds of popular opinion. The best officials stand between two opposing forces and enforce agreed-upon rules, without bias, and never allow the masses to influence their decisions. 

“You’re not being consistent” is a charge often leveled at officials.

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Good Posture Helped Establish Lacrosse in Scotland

Jan 15, 2019

Noted women’s lacrosse historian Jane Clayton was recently featured in the BBC program, “Celebrity Antiques Road Trip” as she discussed the sport’s migration to Scotland. 

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LaxCon Wrap From Philly

Jan 13, 2019

More than 7,000 gather for professional development, trade show and fan fest at Pennsylvania Convention Center

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US Lacrosse Statement on Comments at Philadelphia Wings Game

Jan 13, 2019

US Lacrosse strongly condemns the hurtful and unacceptable comments made by an announcer at the Philadelphia Wings game last night, as well as the inappropriate fan behavior that followed. Our sport traces its roots to the Native American community, and that legacy should be embraced and celebrated by everyone in our sport.

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It's "Lacrosse Weekend in Philadelphia"

Jan 10, 2019

It’s officially “Lacrosse Weekend” in Philadelphia with the US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon) coming to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Jan. 11-13 and the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings hosting the Georgia Swarm for US Lacrosse Night at Wells Fargo Arena on Jan. 12.

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Creating Culture Requires a Deliberate Approach

Jan 08, 2019

For a very long-time coaches have attempted to harness the “warrior ethos” seen in elite military units to develop the discipline, adaptability, resiliency and work ethic that make any team successful. But what makes Special Operations special is that they have a deliberate culture. Jim Stagnitta and JC Glick share their insight.

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Impacting South Jersey with a US Lacrosse Diversity Grant

Jan 08, 2019

The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden introduced lacrosse to local girls through free instructional clinics two years ago. A recent US Lacrosse diversity grant has now allowed the Center to significantly expand its programming.

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US Lacrosse ADM Efforts Highlighted by USA Hockey

Jan 07, 2019

The U.S. Olympic Committee recently hosted a national youth sport symposium at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. A recent post by USA Hockey, one of the leaders in the Athlete Development Model space, highlighted the great work being done by US Lacrosse in this field.

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Turning Fear into Fuel

Jan 07, 2019

My favorite book of all time is Dune, by Frank Herbert. Now why write about a science fiction book on a lacrosse blog? Well, I learned a powerful lesson from Dune that helped me overcome my fears on the field.

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