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Defensive Stick Work

0 - Published April 25, 2014 by in Featured, Training

I often get questions about picking up a groundball with a long pole, and more often than not, it seems to come from the dad of the player who is 3’2″, weighs about as much as a bag of feathers and has what seems like a 30lb and 20ft long pole. Let me start by […]

Protecting Your Stick

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in Training

Understanding stick protection is key to playing lacrosse but especially as an attackman. It’s all about keeping your body between the defensemen and your stick.

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“Lacrosse Makes Friends”

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

As a professional lacrosse player and coach, I’ve realized immense benefits from the game of lacrosse, it has opened academic doors, and even enabled me to travel the world, literally. But through my latest adventure running camps in Tokyo, Japan and now Melbourne, Australia, I’m reminded of lacrosse’s strongest gift – friendship.

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Is This D1 Lacrosse Poll Serious?

0 - Published April 2, 2014 by in College, NCAA

Now that almost every D1 college lacrosse team has played at least seven or eight games we can start to question the polls once again. Forget about what’s on paper… how are these teams TRULY fairing, and where should they be ranked? It’s time to break down the USILA Top 20 Poll!

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Hot Pot: Does Technology Make Sports Better?

0 - Published April 2, 2014 by in Technology

Any time you ask a broad question, like the one posed in the title of the post, you are bound to get answers that run from one end of the spectrum to the other. Certain situations merit an easy ‘yes’ or a hard ‘no’, while others are seemingly stuck in a grey area of limbo. […]

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Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update 6

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are only a Spring season away, and we’re all extremely excited. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!

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Ask a Ref: All About Faceoffs

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in General, High School, Youth

Editor’s Note: This post is co-authored by Mark Donahue and Gordon Corsetti. The following information is based on the 2014 NFHS Rulebook, Official’s Mechanics Manual, and knowledge gained from many years of repetition. Duties of the Lead Official After a goal is scored or to begin a half, as the Lead Official, bring the ball […]