Tomorrow kicks off the 5th annual Stick it to Hunger Lacrosse Classic and this year the event is featuring the inaugural Kids First Youth Clinic in memory of the late Michael Perez.
It’s all about the kids! More kids play lacrosse today than ever before. Our sport is quickly becoming the #1 choice for young athletes.
While Israel Lacrosse was in Boston a few weekends ago to play scrimmages against Boston University and Harvard, they made a stop at a MetroLacrosse clinic to spread their knowledge and love for the game.
In this post, I’ll explain how a simple checklist for your equipment and your mind can help prepare you for the game ahead.
The 5th annual “Lacrosse Hunger Games” Stick it to Hunger Lacrosse Classic is back again and ready to help feed families through the holidays!
In the video clip from the 2014 ESPN W Women in Sports Summit, Mo’ne Davis is asked what sport she would be most interested in trying outside of the sports she already plays. Her answer may surprise you!
The recruiting process has also accelerated the club team tryout timeline. A vast majority of club teams are now hosting tryouts in August and September to ensure their teams have been selected ahead of the November tournament circuit. This CDP asks what makes a good tryout?
A great coach is a valuable commodity. At any level, from that of our youth to national teams, a great coach can be the difference between disappointing performance and the highest levels of success. A great coach also guides athletes to better lives off the field, and serves as another type of educator in life. […]
US Lacrosse today announced that 126 schools and civic organizations across 32 states and Washington, D.C. have been selected as 2014 Soft Lacrosse Equipment Grant recipients. Each organization will receive modified “soft” lacrosse sticks and balls, as well as instructional guides and DVDs to help support the introduction of the sport in their curriculum.
What’s right with youth lacrosse? It’s a question that is asked rarely, and answered with an even lower frequency. Since I’ve written articles about what’s wrong with youth lacrosse and what’s wrong with international youth lacrosse (while also offering solutions), it’s high time I cover a lot of the good that exists in today’s game.
I wrote about problems and solutions in youth lacrosse yesterday, and my commentary applied best to the North American region of the world. My key problem areas were Coaching, Peer Pressure, Too Much Gear, and the Scholarship Lie. But what about international youth lacrosse problems? Are there different issues facing the international lacrosse community? If […]
This fall we have all read a number of article talking about youth lacrosse problems, and problems that face almost all youth sports. The specific topics covered were diverse, and the entire collection of readable material paints an interesting picture. So what are the major problems facing youth lacrosse? And what can be done?
Watch these highlights of young Cody McEvoy and judge for yourself. There’s no denying that the kid can ball!
With the second annual Jr. NLL Tournament set to get underway, excitement is in the air and soon enough 21 youth clubs, representing eight NLL franchises, will hit the floor at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, Ontario this weekend. As the first player in the youth’s program history to ascend to the ranks […]
Welcome to my new series Red, White and BOX! Let’s throw this up front, box lacrosse is Canada’s game and I’m not going to deny that. Whether you want to call us renegades, wanna-be’s, or noobs, we don’t care, there is a small, but solid, core group of Americans who have experienced box lacrosse in […]
Everywhere we look, people seem to be talking about making lacrosse safer in one way or another. It ranges from hitting being reigned in at the collegiate level through new rules, to concussion studies, a debate about helmets for girls in Florida, and beyond.