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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.

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Coaching Youth Teams

0 - Published January 24, 2014 by in Training, Youth

Have you ever coached a youth team? It sometimes can be challenging, and usually challenges coaches in different ways than an older team would. So what is the best way to coach youth players and teams?

Respect My Authority!

0 - Published January 6, 2014 by in College, High School, Youth

Coaches, players, and fans often compare sports referees to police officers when explaining the authority that a referee has over a game. While it is an easy comparison to make, everyone who makes it seriously understates the amount of authority that a referee actually possesses.

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Jingle Brawl (Florida) Recap & Photos

0 - Published December 16, 2013 by in High School, Youth

While practice may be relegated to the confides of an indoor gym up North, teams all across the state of Florida gathered at North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek this past weekend to compete in the 5th Annual Jingle Brawl 7 v 7 Lacrosse Tournament.

Ryan Powell On The Saratoga Shootout

0 - Published November 19, 2013 by in High School, Youth

Registration is now open for the second annual Saratoga Lacrosse Shootout. The 2014 Shootout features youth boys’ competition in grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and High School A and B divisions. We thought it would be a good idea to ask Rhino himself some questions about the 2014 version of the event, and of course, Ryan Powell obliged!

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New to Lacrosse Family Needs Your Help

0 - Published November 15, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Youth

Our brethren up in Washington needs your help! The following letter was passed along to us asking for any help they can get. Let’s show them what we got. Nike has already donated sticks, but they still need everything else. Let’s help a family in need.

Forum Friday

Help A New Player Choose His First Stick!

0 - Published November 8, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Youth

We have a very special Forum Friday this week. At LaxAllStars we talk a lot about growing the game, and honestly, we mean it. So when we get a post in the Community Forum saying that a dad needs help picking his son’s first stick, we can’t but lend a helping a hand!

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Busting Rule Myths in NFHS and NCAA Boys Lacrosse

0 - Published November 6, 2013 by in College, High School, Youth

You hear really strange rule interpretations when working as a traveling lacrosse official. I listen to the most incorrect explanations of what the current lacrosse rules are at every level I officiate and every region I do games in. In this post I cover what I consider the Top 10 Rule Myths in NFHS and NCAA Boys Lacrosse and I bust those myths using the 2013 rulebooks for each respective level.

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2014 Youth Lacrosse Rule Revisions

0 - Published November 4, 2013 by in Youth

US Lacrosse recently released 2014 rules changes and points of emphasis for the 2014 lacrosse season. Although not a ton has changed, the US Lacrosse rules committee continues to make advances toward keeping young athletes safe while competing in a full contact sport.

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Junior Swarm: A Model For America

0 - Published October 17, 2013 by in Box, High School, Youth

Minnesota is on board, are you? If you read my last article about the Jr. NLL, you probably noticed the guys dressed in the yellow honey comb jerseys. That would be the Junior Swarm and although they haven’t been playing lacrosse indoors for very long, the instruction and commitment they have received from Aime Caines, Ryan Benesch and the rest of the Swarm organization, is what I believe rocketed them to the top.

School Bans Lacrosse Balls, And Other Dangerous Sports Equipment

0 - Published October 8, 2013 by in Youth

A Long Island middle school has banned “footballs, baseballs, lacrosse balls, or anything that might hurt someone on school grounds” during recess, and of course the issue is pedantically being painted in black and white, where the sides are lining up, diametrically opposed, and making their myopic, stultifying cases.