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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Do You Have a Concussion Plan?

Dec 20, 2019

US Lacrosse strongly encourages all teams, clubs, and leagues to develop a documented plan to deal with concussion injuries. To assist in that process, US Lacrosse provides guidelines, updated annually, for the development of that plan. 

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Help Wanted: Women’s Headgear Study

Dec 16, 2019

With funding support from US Lacrosse, Dr. Daniel Herman of the University of Florida is conducting the largest research study ever launched to evaluate injury rate differences between helmeted and non-helmeted high school girls players.

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VIDEO: Youth Concussion Consensus Report

Dec 10, 2019

A new consensus statement about sport-related concussion in youth sports was recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, the result of a thorough review by an independent panel of experts of all current evidence-based research studies.

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Consensus Statement on Sport-Related Concussions in Youth Sports

Dec 05, 2019

A panel of experts conducted an extensive review of the current literature on concussions before making 26 recommendations for the prevention, assessment, and management of sports-related concussions among young athletes.

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Get the FAQs on Improved Lacrosse Chest Protection

Dec 03, 2019

​With new chest protectors that meet NOCSAE standard ND200 now emerging into the marketplace, US Lacrosse encourages parents and athletes to buy those products now rather than wait for the 2021 rule requirement.

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How Can Parents Help Stop the Cycle of Disrespect in Sports

Nov 20, 2019

As a parent of an athlete, part of your job is to make sure that your child has learned to be respectful to his teammates, competitors, and coaches. Here are recommendations from True Sport for parents on teaching respect to an athlete.

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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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