Nominate a Deserving Candidate for Youth Awards

May 12, 2020

Taking just a few minutes to submit an online nomination can help shine the spotlight on a deserving youth lacrosse contributor. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s a great way to show your appreciation for a coach, official, or program leader that makes a difference. 

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Reducing Anxiety to Make Game Day as Good as Practice

May 11, 2020

Game-day performance anxiety is common in athletes of any age, but the worst possible time to start tackling it is, unfortunately, on game day. TrueSport Expert Kevin Chapman, PhD, clinical psychologist and founder of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, breaks down how you can best support your team. 

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Return to Playing Lacrosse Advisory Group Issues First Weekly Brief

May 08, 2020

The Return to Playing Lacrosse Advisory Group has issued its first weekly brief.

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Groleau, Bayless, Miller Are Impact Athletes

May 08, 2020

In partnership with Impact Canopy, the official tent & signage provider of US Lacrosse, our Impact Athletes initiative seeks to highlight the efforts and contributions being made by boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players to support their community during these challenging days. 

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USL’s Hong Serving on COVID-19 Frontlines

May 07, 2020

In his role as Chief Physician Executive, Hong oversees the health system’s medical practice plan which is implemented in eight hospitals across the state. Making sure that all of the hospitals have the needed resources, including ventilators and personal protective equipment, has been a major undertaking.

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US Lacrosse Joins PLAY Sports Coalition to Save Youth Sports

May 06, 2020

US Lacrosse has joined more than 1,500 youth sports organizations supporting the PLAY Sports initiative, which has been formed to ensure that youth and local sports survive and thrive coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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When Play Truly Becomes Free

May 06, 2020

Free play provides opportunities for kids to get creative, be social, be imaginative, work on emotions, problem solve, and most importantly, to have fun. As coaches, any time we offer the opportunity for free play (at all ages), we allow players to tap into those same opportunities.

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Maintaining Good Mental Health

May 06, 2020

Not to be confused with mental illness, the CDC defines mental health as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.

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US Lacrosse Establishes Return to Play Advisory Group

May 04, 2020

US Lacrosse has established a “Return to Playing Lacrosse” advisory group in an effort to help provide informed guidance to the lacrosse community as it relates to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nutritional Serving Sizes: What You Need to Know

Apr 27, 2020

Young athletes don’t always understand nutrition basics, and the American food landscape has been set up for easy overeating – especially when it comes to less healthy options. Help educate your child about nutritional serving sizes with these five facts in mind.

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