Category Archives: Lacrosse Basics

Lacrosse Positions Explained

lacrosse positions

Many children show an interest in lacrosse because they have parents or siblings involved in the sport. Others develop an interest seemingly out of nowhere to parents that are completely unfamiliar with the rules of the sport or the positions involved. The following are the four positions in lacrosse and the players’ jobs during play. […]

Rules of the Game

There are many differences between the rules in male and female lacrosse. It’s important to note that equipment requirements are strikingly different for male players than females in lacrosse. The primary difference in game play is that bodily contact is allowed during men’s play, but is not in women’s competitions. Bodily contact isn’t desirable and […]

Training in the Off Season

When the season ends for lacrosse, players have everything to gain by beginning their training during the off season. From weight training to stick work, it’s a time for players to improve their skills and come into the next season even better than before. There are numerous practice exercises that players can perform. Players can […]

Essential Equipment for Boy’s Lacrosse

Every sport has very specific equipment for game play and the safety gear that’s used is equally important. The game of lacrosse is fast, fun, and as with any sport there’s the potential for an injury ranging from bruises and contusions to sprains, strains and fractures. Ensuring that players have the proper safety equipment is […]

What you Need to Know Before Playing Lacrosse

Many people watch a lacrosse game and have a yearning to play themselves. Unfortunately, good lacrosse players make the game look deceptively easy. The average person doesn’t know how much practice and physical conditioning goes into making an excellent lacrosse player. If you’re among those that want to try your hand at the game, there […]

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 […]

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 […]

Men’s vs. Women’s Lacrosse: What’s Different?

Lacrosse is a sport that’s enjoyed equally by men and women. There are a few differences in the sport depending on gender. The three major differences are the amount of contact allowed, equipment, and the dimensions of the playing field. The primary difference in men’s and women’s lacrosse is that there’s a no body contact […]

The Top 5 Lacrosse Workouts for Mental and Physical Conditioning

Top 5 Lacrosse Workouts (routines) That Really Help The best and physically fit players in the world are said to be found in lacrosse. Not only because they lift weights and workout every now and then, but also because they exude Olympic abilities as if they were sent by Zeus. In Lacrosse, a runner must […]

Toting Around Your Equipment

Lacrosse is a fast-paced game where any number of surprise moves can occur. Even novices to the sport know what to do on the field, but are often at a loss when it comes to a bag to carry their equipment. A lacrosse bag carries much more than lacrosse balls and a stick and should […]