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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Interval Training to Improve Game Stamina

Lacrosse players perform interval training every time they play a game without even realizing it. Interval training is viewed as one of the most effective conditioning methods for improving lacrosse player skills, as it mimics the active and resting phases utilized in games. While players may run a distance of up to three miles during […]

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Winning Pre-Game Meals

Lacrosse players burn a lot of calories during practice and games. Lacrosse has often been called “the fastest sport on two legs” and players need the proper nutrition to fuel their bodies for the demands they place upon it. Failure to eat and hydrate properly during a busy season is a real problem that can […]

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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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