US Lacrosse Updates Level 1 Online Coaching Course

Feb 04, 2019

US Lacrosse has launched a brand new version of the Level 1 Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse online curriculum that is a part of its Coach Development Program. The “Developing the Individual Athlete” module has been completely rebuilt and went live last week.

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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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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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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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LaxCon Hits Philadelphia in Two Weeks

Dec 29, 2018

Sport’s largest professional development conference and fan fest back in Philly for first time since January 2014

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The Perfect Game

Dec 20, 2018

It is impossible to officiate a perfect game due to human error. Officials may be lampooned by the fans and rated average by the coaches, and yet still receive a good evaluation by their observer. This is because how the officials performed, is always distorted by the perspective of the viewer.

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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Briana Scurry to Deliver #LaxCon2019 Keynote

Dec 19, 2018

Former Team USA soccer goalkeeper made iconic save in 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup final, started 159 of 173 international appearances

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Summit Ventures Joins, T3 Lacrosse Upgrades Sanctioned Tournament Participation

Dec 13, 2018

Summit’s 11 tournaments enter as pilots, T3’s five events upgrade to full US Lacrosse sanctioned tournaments

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US Lacrosse Announces #LaxCon2019 Session Schedules, Speakers and App

Dec 10, 2018

Many of sport’s top coaches, officials and leaders among 150 speakers for professional development and networking event

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Up Your Game: Preparing for Your Season Physically

Nov 29, 2018

Just as the athletes in your upcoming games are preparing for their season, you, as an offical, should be physically preparing for your first game. Being thoroughly conditioned for your season is professionally as important as it is to show up to your games on time and in the proper uniform.

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