Florida, Notre Dame to Play Team USA in Annual Spring Premiere Event

Nov 29, 2016

US Lacrosse has announced the schedule for the annual Team USA Spring Premiere, which kicks off the 2017 lacrosse season in grand style with the senior men’s and women’s national teams competing against top Division I programs, Jan. 13-15, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

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The Agonizing Dilemma: Winning vs. Development

Nov 28, 2016

Whether you’re a player, coach or parent, no one wants to lose. But what if your overwhelming desire to win is actually hurting your development? Look at the story of tennis pro Dominic Thiem, who took a big step backward to get better.

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Giving Thanks for Lacrosse

Nov 24, 2016

As we pause to celebrate Thanksgiving, US Lacrosse is grateful for a number of things, but nothing more so than our members and donors. Whether you’re one of our more than 450,000 members or one of our thousands of donors, your investment in US Lacrosse allows us to make the sport better, safer and accessible to more people. We thank you for your continued support and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Here are some personal reflections from US Lacrosse staff members on why we’re thankful for lacrosse:

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Reward Your Double-Goal Coach

Nov 21, 2016

Nominate a deserving coach for the Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach Award. Deadline is November 30.

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Pietramala on Building a Championship Culture

Nov 18, 2016

The US Lacrosse Convention offers dozens of educational clinics for coaches, officials and program leaders, with the brightest minds in lacrosse hosting the sessions. Here's a clip from last year's convention with John Hopkins men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala talking about the little details that helped build the Blue Jays' championship culture.

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Muston Creating Her Own Tradition at York

Nov 18, 2016

It didn’t take long for Jen Muston to realize that lacrosse was her passion. She quit softball and picked up the game in seventh grade in Pennsylvania, sparking an interest immediately.

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Small-Sided Competition is Just One Piece of the Puzzle

Nov 17, 2016

Small-sided competition is just one of six core values of the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM). To fully realize the values of the LADM, leagues and programs need to embrace all six values.

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Never Forgotten: Forged in Steel

Nov 16, 2016

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On Veterans Day, US Lacrosse was honored and humbled to receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in a special ceremony in New York City. It was the continuation of a special bond between the lacrosse community and the first responders from one of America’s darkest days.

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Developing Athleticism for Lacrosse: Where to Begin?

Nov 16, 2016

Developing physical literacy is a core value of the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model. Tony Moreno writes that flexibility, balance, coordination, agility, and quickness are the most important bio-motor abilities for younger athletes.

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Competition, Not Specialization, Builds Elite Athletes

Nov 15, 2016

If you think single-sport specialization is the path to success, former Team USA member Mitch Belisle of Trilogy Lacrosse has some advice for you: Go climb a tree.

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