LADM, Grants Impacting Game Growth in Northern Virginia

Jan 22, 2020

The HRYL girls’ division was an early adopter of the LADM and has offered small-sided games for its U10 and U12 players for the past two years. The league adopted the concept for the boys’ division this fall and leveraged local high school players to help introduce the alternate play paradigm.

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The Core Values of Athlete Development

Jan 21, 2020

The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM) is a framework to help bring out the full athletic potential in every player using a development philosophy based on six core values.

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Over 150 US Lacrosse Coaching Clinics Scheduled

Jan 06, 2020

Over the next three months, US Lacrosse will offer more than 150 instructional clinics in 22 states for coaches of all levels. The instructional clinics are a key component of the US Lacrosse Coach Certification Program.

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First Stick Program Helps Remove Barriers in Telluride

Nov 06, 2019

Founded in 2004 by East Coast transplants and supported by resources from US Lacrosse, the Telluride Youth Lacrosse Association provides lacrosse opportunities for boys and girls of all ability levels in a safe and fun environment.

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Small-Sided Play Yielding Big Returns in Texas

Oct 29, 2019

Fewer kids on smaller fields using modified rules keeps the games moving and all the players involved.  There are more opportunities for all the players to play with the ball in their stick.

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Free Movement Approved for US Lacrosse Girls’ Youth Rules

Sep 26, 2019

The allowance for free movement by players on a whistle or stoppage of play has been approved for the US Lacrosse Girls’ Youth Rules, beginning in 2020. US Lacrosse writes and publishes a stand-alone youth rule book for ages 14U and below.

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US Lacrosse Honored as Project Play Champion

Sep 19, 2019

US Lacrosse and USA Field Hockey were honored by The Aspen Institute as a Project Play Champion for 2019.

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USA Field Hockey and US Lacrosse Invite Kids to Stick2Sports

Jul 24, 2019

On Sunday, August 25, 2019, USA Field Hockey and US Lacrosse will collaborate on a 2-hour multi-sport clinic for boys and girls to be held at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

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Geronimo Lacrosse: Thinking on Their Feet

Jun 14, 2019

Geronimo Lacrosse, from the Richmond, Va., area serves roughly 900 players each spring and has long espoused many of the principles found in the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model.

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From the Field: The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model is Working

May 30, 2019

This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

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