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Becoming a Better Lacrosse Player

To play lacrosse successfully, you need physical qualities, such as strength, endurance, quick-as-a-cat agility, flexibility, and quickness. In this article, you'll discover how to improve these qualities [more…]

Positions on a Girls' Lacrosse Team

One of the significant differences between girls' and boys' lacrosse is that more players take the field in a regulation game on a girls' team. The following are the positions in the girls' game and the [more…]

Understanding How Lacrosse Is Played

Lacrosse has many similarities to both basketball and hockey. Simply put, the lacrosse team that ends the game with the most goals wins. A game clock dictates the length of the game, and scoring goals [more…]

Introducing the Players of Field Lacrosse

While box lacrosse is played mainly in Canada, an outdoor version of lacrosse is more popular in the United States. Field lacrosse is most popular in the northeastern U.S. [more…]

Getting in Gear: Lacrosse Equipment

The physical nature of lacrosse requires players to wear a wide assortment of protective gear. To do its job, the equipment must be in good condition, meet appropriate safety standards, and fit the youngsters [more…]

The Positions on a Boys' Lacrosse Team

In boys' lacrosse, a typical full-scale game features one goalie, three defenders, three midfielders,and three attackers. The skills that are required to play these positions are as different as the kids [more…]

Stepping onto the Lacrosse Field as Coach

Seeing kids running up and down the lacrosse field with smiles on their faces, watching them learn and improve skills, and helping them develop a love of lacrosse make all those hours you volunteer worthwhile [more…]

Positions on a Girls' Lacrosse Team

One of the significant differences between girls' and boys' lacrosse is that more players take the field in a regulation game on a girls' team. The following are the positions in the girls' game and the [more…]

How Women’s Field Lacrosse Differs from Men’s Field Lacrosse

Women’s field lacrosse is exploding in popularity — there are three times as many women’s collegiate lacrosse programs today as there were in 1990. The women’s field game differs from the men’s field game [more…]

The Field Lacrosse and Box Lacrosse Positions

The easiest way to know the positions on the field and in the arena is to know the responsibilities that come with them. In a nutshell, players have three main assignments that come with their positions [more…]

Lacrosse For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports around. But it’s actually three games in one: men’s field lacrosse, women’s field lacrosse, and box lacrosse. The women’s field game differs from men’s field [more…]

How to Make LaCrosse Practice Fun

LaCrosse is a great sport for all ages. However, like anything else, you may find players losing interest if the learning process is boring. Here are some tips for keeping LaCrosse practice engaging and [more…]

How to Build LaCrosse Players' Confidence

LaCrosse, like any sport, takes an investment of time to learn to play. As a coach, the best way you can encourage players to continue to engage with the sport is by building their confidence. This is [more…]

How to Keep Your LaCrosse Players Motivated

Coaches face many challenges, some of which are not related to playing strategy. It can be tough to keep your LaCrosse players motivated. Any teacher or coach will tell you that a major roadblock to progress [more…]

Coaching LaCrosse: Game Time Responsibilities and Talk Tips

Once you have prepared your players, learned strategy, and made it to your first LaCrosse game, it's easy to think that the hard part is done. Don't relax just yet. You still need to keep your game face [more…]

Coaching LaCrosse For Dummies Cheat Sheet

So you want to coach LaCrosse? Great! LaCrosse is an exciting, action-packed game that appeals to a wide audience. If you're a new coach, you may be feeling a little apprehensive about how to approach [more…]

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