Sports Medicine Expert Encourages Parents to Set the Parameters

Sports Medicine Expert Encourages Parents to Set the Parameters

EventsHealth & SafetyParentsPlayersThere’s lots of discussion in lacrosse about overtraining & specialization, not only among players and parents, but also among coaches and health care providers. How much is too much? What age is appropriate for specialization? And what is the correlation between training load and the risk of injury? To help

FHSAA Classification and District Assignments for 2019-20 & 2020-21

FHSAA Classification and District Assignments for 2019-20 & 2020-21

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has officially begun its reclassification and districting process for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. Per Policy 12 in the FHSAA Handbook, the assignments made will be in effect through June 30, 2021. Each member school has now submitted student enrollment data for the

Inside the December 2018 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine

Inside the December 2018 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine

Paul Rabil has surpassed the pinnacle of any collegiate player's career. Since a record-breaking six-goal performance in Johns Hopkins' 2008 NCAA championship loss to Syracuse, Rabil has talked of a tipping point for the game that would take the sport to a new level. That time has come.  Rabil sent shockwaves through the lacrosse world

Up Your Game: Preparing for Your Season Physically

Up Your Game: Preparing for Your Season Physically

CoachesHealth & SafetyInstructionalOfficialsParentsPlayersJust as the athletes in your upcoming games are preparing for their season, you should be physically preparing for your first game. Being thoroughly conditioned for your season is professionally as important as it is to show up to your games on time and in the proper uniform. We would

Don’t Learn Safety by Accident

Don’t Learn Safety by Accident

CoachesHealth & SafetyOfficialsParentsMany years ago I had my worst experience on the lacrosse field. I was officiating the final youth game in the Atlanta Youth Lacrosse League on a chilly Saturday evening in November. For the first few minutes, the game was uneventful. It was just a bunch of kids

Holiday Gift Guide for the Lacrosse Enthusiast in Your Family

Holiday Gift Guide for the Lacrosse Enthusiast in Your Family

Tag: US LacrosseCategory: FuelAuthor: Kirsten BrownBody Section One:  */     Warrior Warp Mini Built for Beginners, the Evo Warp Mini is designed to provide players under the age of 6 the best possible introduction to the game. $39.99 • WARRIOR.COM SMART BACKSTOP® Practice smart with Smart Backstop. More shooting, less shagging. No one gets better chasing lacrosse balls. Use code

US Lacrosse First Stick Program: 22,000 Kids and Counting

US Lacrosse First Stick Program: 22,000 Kids and Counting

FoundationPrograms & GrantsHeading into its eighth year, the First Stick Program has leveraged the support of generous individual, foundation and corporate donors into more than $9.2 million worth of equipment to give 22,370 kids on 768 teams (448 boys, 320 girls) in every region of the country the opportunity to

US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

CoachesHealth & SafetyOfficialsParentsPlayersThe US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved equipment-related rule changes designed to enhance heart protection for youth players, specifically to reduce the risk of the rare yet potentially catastrophic injury of commotio cordis. The rule changes will be included in the 2019 US Lacrosse Boys’ and Girls’ Field

US Lacrosse Adds Free Background Check and SafeSport Training Requirement to All Adult Coach Memberships

US Lacrosse Adds Free Background Check and SafeSport Training Requirement to All Adult Coach Memberships

AdministratorsCoachesHealth & SafetyParentsPress ReleaseUS Lacrosse, the national governing body for lacrosse, considers player safety to be among its highest priorities. This responsibility includes working diligently to protect athletes from abuse within the sports environment. Fueled by this commitment, US Lacrosse is adding two new requirements to all adult coach memberships --

Great News! LSN Now Available to All Lacrosse Fans at No Cost!

Great News! LSN Now Available to All Lacrosse Fans at No Cost!

  via LSN press release   Woburn, MA (June 28, 2018) – Lax Sports Network announced it is moving from a subscription-based service to a free model available to all. Lax Sports Network is now free. Lax Sports Network has achieved this milestone thanks to the support and contributions of our partners who value