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Tri-State National Notes & Observation

0 - Published July 15, 2014 by in Camps, High School, The Life

When I was 17 years old, if you told me I would be frequenting Mercer Country Community College in Princeton Junction, New Jersey I would call you silly names. And yet, here we are in 2014 and I’m recovering from another trip to MCC where Tri-State holds their annual summer event.

Yinzer Report Pittsburgh lacrosse awards 2014

Yinzer Report: End of Year Awards

0 - Published June 4, 2014 by in High School

The 2014 Pittsburgh high school lacrosse season came to a close Tuesday afternoon as Mt. Lebanon lost to Penncrest 15-10 in the PIAA state semifinals. Now, let’s find out who was the best of the best according to the coaches.

Club Directors Panel: How Many Players Do You Carry?

0 - Published June 4, 2014 by in High School

High school athletes could conceivably play in an event every day of the summer beginning in June. This means that there’s a good chance they’re tired by the time early July hits. In early July, temperatures increase. Clubs have to find the right balance between ensuring their boys get exposure and ensuring they aren’t exhausted by the second game of the day.

Club Directors Panel: Late Bloomer In Lacrosse

0 - Published April 19, 2014 by in College, Featured

We are assuming this late bloomer took a big step up in one year. We’ve seen it happen before, so what should this player do to maximize his rapid talent spurt? Suppose this hypothetical athlete was, at best, projected to be a depth player on a middle of the road D3 team, and then, all of sudden, a growth spurt and/or lacrosse development kicks in and he’s looking like a low end to middle D1 contributor. What can this kid do? What is the process going to be like?

Club Directors Panel: High School Teams Vs Club

0 - Published April 11, 2014 by in College, High School, Training

Our fourth Club Directors Panel presented a bit of a challenge for our participants, because we asked about attitudes of those associated with off-season lacrosse. By no means are we being accusatory of our panel, but as the scene continues to evolve, we are simply wondering what they’re experiencing from their side of the table.

American Revolution: Creating Elite Lacrosse Instruction

0 - Published April 11, 2014 by in High School, Training

With the proliferation of tournaments and showcase camps, elite level instructional opportunities have become more and more rare. When you look at the numbers, this trend seems to be backwards simply because so many new players are picking up the sport. There are more opportunities to play the sport than every before but not as many opportunities to learn and develop skills from talented teachers.