LaxCon Will Include First-Ever Safe Sport Symposium

Nov 14, 2019

Featuring a line-up of subject-matter experts and panelists, the Symposium is a free event and scheduled from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, January 10 in Philadelphia.

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Why the Way You Praise Matters

Nov 07, 2019

Whether you’re a coach or parent to a young athlete, the way that you praise them after a competition can have a deep impact. Wade Gilbert, PhD, a professor at California State University in Fresno and a Team USA Coaching Consultant, has some advice on how to praise your athlete in a way that will have the most beneficial impact.

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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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From NCSA: Academic Eligibility Requirements for Student-Athletes

Oct 25, 2019

Playing lacrosse at the collegiate level is about more than being a good player. NCSA, the "Responsible Recruiting Partner of US Lacrosse" provides of an overview of the academic requirements of playing lacrosse in college.

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LaxCon 2020 Fan Fest Tickets Now on Sale

Oct 23, 2019

Fan Fest, an up-close experience with the best lacrosse players in the world and a look at the latest gear, uniform and swag from more than 150 exhibitors, is coming to Philadelphia as part of the US Lacrosse Convention in January.

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Spreading the AED Gospel

Oct 22, 2019

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are portable and easy-to-use devices that deliver potentially life-saving defibrillation therapy quickly and effectively.

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LaxFit Program Benefits Player Safety & Performance

Oct 15, 2019

US Lacrosse's new LaxFit initiative is a standardized exercise program that will increase athlete performance, reduce high-risk lacrosse injuries, and promote healthy long-term athlete development.

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Why It's Important to Avoid Tension on the Sidelines

Oct 07, 2019

"We tell parents that their only goal is to make sure that their kids are having fun. Your job is to support kids when it's appropriate,” said Dr. Patrick Cohn, a sports psychologist at Peak Performance Sports. With that in mind, here’s why and how to avoid being tense and distracting on the sidelines.

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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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US Lacrosse Remembers: We Will Never Forget

Sep 11, 2019

An exhibit in the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum and a memorial on the grounds of US Lacrosse help commemorate the individuals from the lacrosse community that died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. We will never forget them.

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