US Lacrosse Adds Virtual Coach Development Workshops

Oct 28, 2020

The US Lacrosse Coach Development Program (CDP) will offer a series of virtual workshops over the coming months to provide coaches useful tools in planning for their seasons. The virtual workshops will satisfy the instructional clinic portion of the US Lacrosse Coach Certification Program until further notice due to the current COVID-19 pandemic

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Top 5 Foods to Boost Your Athlete’s Mood

Oct 27, 2020

If your young athletes seem moody, there are hundreds of potential causes, from stress at school to pre-game nerves to a fight with a friend. One way to help boost your athlete’s mood naturally—no supplements required—is through diet.

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Coaching to Support Inclusion of Young Athletes with Disabilities

Oct 22, 2020

Participation in sports and recreation programs can improve the physical fitness, mental health, and social inclusion of people with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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How to Raise Upstanders, Instead of Bystanders

Oct 21, 2020

In a study about young children and the bystander effect, results showed that although children are typically extremely helpful to others in need, they are more inclined to assist others only when the responsibility is clearly attributed to them. Here are five strategies to help your athletes become upstanders instead of bystanders in those complex times.

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US Lacrosse CEO to Appear on "COVID Risk Playbook" Webinar Series

Oct 20, 2020

Steve Stenersen, CEO of US Lacrosse, will be one of the panelists on the opening session of a four-part webinar series from the Innovation Institute for Fan Experience (IIFX) entitled “COVID Risk Playbook.”

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Lacrosse Goalie Ryan Kern Joins Dr. T for Leadership and Mindset Webinar

Oct 19, 2020

The “US Lacrosse Athlete Mindset Series,” an eight-week webinar series geared towards giving lacrosse players and coaches tools to improve, continues this week with a session on leadership. This week's guest is former Navy and current Boston Cannons goalie Ryan Kern, a member of the United States Marine Corps.

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What Drives Bullying Behaviors?

Oct 16, 2020

When it comes to dealing with misbehavior on your team, it can be tempting to label kids as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ and ‘bullies’ or ‘victims.’ But rarely is real life that simple, and more often than not, bullying behaviors are driven by a need that a child has that’s not being met.

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US Lacrosse Partners with STEPS, Top of the Bay for Youth Nationals

Oct 15, 2020

US Lacrosse has announced a partnership with STEPS Lacrosse and Top of the Bay Lacrosse to conduct the 2021 US Lacrosse Youth Nationals. The event, featuring championships for boys and girls at the 13U, 14U and 15U age groupings, will be held at DE Turf in Frederica, Del., July 13-15, 2021.

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Equipment Reminders from US Lacrosse

Oct 15, 2020

As the 2021 lacrosse season draws closer, there are some equipment guidelines that players, parents, coaches and officials should keep in mind. Use of required and certified equipment ensures the highest levels of safety for all participants.

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US Lacrosse Unveils "Flex6 Lacrosse" Program

Oct 14, 2020

US Lacrosse has unveiled its Flex6 Lacrosse program, a fun, fast-paced, non-contact version of the game that can be played by any mix of players up to six per team. Flex6 Lacrosse is inspired by the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM) and its six core values, with a particular focus on the values of small-sided play, fun and kid-centered, and age appropriate/inclusive.

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