What are Lacrosse Balls Made of?

The “ball” used in lacrosse has undergone monumental changes since the game was first observed being played by Native Americans in 1636 by French Jesuit missionary, Jean de Brebeuf. Today’s balls are fashioned of solid vulcanized rubber. In the past, balls have encompassed rounded rocks, carved wood, and deerskin balls stuffed with hair, feathers and/or […]

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Footwork Drills for Increased Agility

Agility is an essential skill for a lacrosse player and there are multiple ways to increase a player’s footwork. Lacrosse players must be able to change direction quickly and at a moment’s notice. A strong core is critical for those maneuvers, and it also gives athletes better balance, improves coordination, and adds to their overall […]

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Basic Lacrosse Rules for Spectators

In the heat of the moment and excitement of a lacrosse game, spectators can easily let their enthusiasm or disappointment overwhelm them. The sport is increasing in popularity and being offered at more schools, which means more fans in the stands. There is distinct etiquette and protocols for spectators of which most are unaware. The […]

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Lacrosse Gear for Home Practice

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many players are finding themselves spending a significant amount of their time practicing alone in response to stay-at-home orders. Even if players weren’t being cooped up without practice partners, there are multiple types of gear and training aids that every player should have to make sessions more productive. Balls Invest in […]

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PLL to Play Summer Tournament

The good news for lacrosse fans is that the Premiere Lacrosse League will play a two-week summer tournament during July 25-Aug. 9, 2020 instead of a second season. The downside is that the stands will go empty and the event will be conducted without fans. The match marks a return of at least one sport […]

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Choosing the Right Footwear for Lacrosse

Parents and coaches know the importance of the right footwear for youngsters and ensuring they have a proper fit. Nowhere is that more essential than in lacrosse where players are required to run, pivot, and perform split-second direction changes. Parents will also need to consider the type of cleats for their child when choosing the […]

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