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World Lacrosse announces changes to official international playing rules In this original article on Insidethegame.biz Senior writer, Daniel Etchells writes that the: World Lacrosse has announced the approved changes to the official playing rules for the international women’s discipline. The new playing rules, approved by the World Lacrosse membership during the organization’s 2019 General Assembly, […]

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Why the NOCSAE is Important to Sports

Sports form a central part of the life of many individuals beginning as children and continuing into college. Participating in sports can be fun, but it can also be dangerous without the proper safety equipment. The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has been helping to make sports safer since 1970. The […]

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Lacrosse Balls for Indoor Practice

There will be times when practice sessions must be moved indoors due to extreme weather. One thing that coaches don’t want is a regular lacrosse ball in play while practicing inside. The solution is a ball specifically designed to be soft and low-bounce. They provide similar size and weight to a regulation ball, but won’t […]

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Ways to Improve Shooting Accuracy

For lacrosse players, shooting accuracy is critical and it’s a skill that needs to be developed whether the player is moving directly toward the goal or from side-to-side. It requires practice, but also involves multiple muscle groups that need to be exercised and developed. Positioning also comes into play. It’s important to remember that even […]

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The Science Behind Moisture Wicking Clothing

Moisture wicking materials have been around for over 20 years, but the current generation of “high-tech” garments, are a significant improvement over what’s been available in the past. Current incarnations were developed in an attempt to prevent the body odor that accompanies a hard workout at the gym. Moisture wicking garments are now everywhere and […]

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Pre-Game Meals: Why Nutrition Matters in Young Athletes

Strong bodies require the right nutrition and it’s critical for young athletes. It provides the fuel they need for long practices and intense games. While there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution when feeding a hungry athlete, a balanced diet is essential. Contrary to trends that eschew carbohydrates, they’re absolutely essential for athletes and the more vigorous […]

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