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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, […]

The Right Equipment Will Make you a Better Player

The right equipment does more than protect you from injuries. It provides a more positive experience and can also make you a better player. It’s no surprise that sports equipment can be expensive and how quickly everything from gloves to helmets and sticks can need to be replaced. It’s understandable that you want the best […]

Lacrosse SAK Balls are Great for Youth Practice

lacrosse SAK balls

It’s a natural reflex reaction for people to duck or dodge when something comes flying at them. It’s especially true for youngsters just beginning to learn how to play lacrosse who are also trying to develop specialized skills. The solution is lacrosse SAK balls for practice sessions. Using SAK balls have a variety of benefits […]

The Importance of Coaching the Mind as well as the Game

For decades, motivational speakers have touted the importance of the mind when seeking success. That principle has a basis in fact and solid science. The most effective coaches are those that send players into competitions with a winning psychological attitude. It’s entirely true that athletes need to practice, build the needed physical skills for their […]

Best Way for Young Athletes to Avoid Serious Injury

Many parents are choosing specific sports over others in an effort to keep their children safe while still allowing them to participate in team sports. It’s important for parents to understand that any sport in which youngsters participate has the potential for injury. However, there are ways to improve the level of safety for young […]

New Lacrosse Equipment: The Chest Protector

As of January 2021, many lacrosse goalies found themselves replacing their current chest protection that conform to new performance standards issued by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE). Chest protectors meeting NOCSAE standards are now required for boys and girls at the youth level, National Federation of High School (NFHS) boy’s […]

Why Every Elite Player should have Backup Equipment

Almost every lacrosse player has experienced the panic that ensues when their favorite piece of equipment is unavailable prior to a game. It’s one of the biggest arguments in favor of having an extra set of backup equipment. Players are typically most concerned about their lacrosse stick. However, every elite player should have a complete […]

When will Lacrosse be an Olympic Sport?

A great many players, parents, coaches and fans are wondering when lacrosse will be formally included as an Olympic sport. The good news is that on Nov. 30, 2018, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded provisional recognition to the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). That means that it could be possible for the sport to […]

The Rise in Popularity of Women’s Lacrosse

Women’s lacrosse has been seeing a steady increase in popularity for several years and it’s originating in the Heartland of America. No longer a bastion of Ivy League schools, the sport is growing by leaps and bounds in the collegiate arena and youth participation has also increased. The statistics surrounding girls’ and women’s lacrosse shows […]

When Lacrosse Balls Should be Recycled

The decision and need to recycle lacrosse balls will depend largely on how often they’re used and upon what type of surface. On average, balls will need recycling once a week if playing on turf and every two weeks if they’re used on grass. Most balls are destined for refurbishment every 3-6 weeks in youth […]

Why Lacrosse is Gaining Popularity so Quickly

Lacrosse Passion – The sport That Just Keeps on Growing

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing team sports in the U.S., primarily due to the increase in the number of youngsters that are playing. The sport was highly popularized in 1904 and by 1908, it was being played in the Summer Olympics. It’s been steadily growing ever since. What originally began as a Native American […]