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  • Lacrosse Tips: How to Throw a Lacrosse Ball Faster

    Posted on July 24, 2014 by Lax World

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    A major part of playing lacrosse is definitely about strength and stamina, but if you want to win, you've got to have the speed, too. Beginning players practice for endless hours, perfecting their stance and learning the angles, but some never reach the velocity they want when it comes to shooting the ball. Increasing the speed when throwing a ball is a complex challenge, and not all of them have to do with practicing with a stick. Being a better lacrosse player means taking advantage of all aspects of training in order to increase the speed of the ball and the efficiency of scoring. Continue Reading

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  • All Lacrosse Sticks are NOT Created Equally - The Different Lengths of Lacrosse Sticks

    Posted on June 19, 2014 by Lax World

    Lacrosse stick length chartThe difference between success and failure on the lacrosse field comes down to a few key things - like always having the right equipment. A good stick is imperative, and no two lacrosse sticks are created equally or are the same. Each position has its own stick length measurements, head and shaft requirements and variations. Understanding why lacrosse sticks have different sizes will go a long way towards making sure that you spend your hard earned money in the right place and on the correct equipment.

    What are the different sizes?

    Before we get too deep into the reasons and benefits of each position, the correct stick lengths for men’s lacrosse players, per NCAA regulations are as follows:

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    Posted in Lacrosse Sticks, Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse Gear


  • Develop a Winning Attitude with these 3 Essential Lacrosse Tips

    Posted on June 12, 2014 by Lax World

    Lacrosse player winning lacrosse game

    True laxers know the game requires intense mental strategy and physical strength. As you prepare for a game during practice, bring your mental toughness to each session, just as you do for your body. Consider these lacrosse that’ll put you in a winning state of mind.

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  • Which Lacrosse Position Should I Play? (Boys’/Men’s Lacrosse)

    Posted on June 4, 2014 by Lax World

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    Whether you’re just starting out as a lacrosse player, or you're an experienced player looking to try a new position, everyone knows that lacrosse is the ultimate test of teamwork, “the fastest sport on two feet,” and the best sport ever. It takes effort from everyone on the field to score, and it requires even more for the team to win. Having the right equipment and gear is just one part of a winning package. The other is putting players in the right position to succeed. From Attackers, to Defenders, Goalies, to Midfielders, every position has their own responsibilities in order to end up on top at the end of the game. Where do YOU lend your skills? Continue Reading

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  • Defense Wins Games! – Tips on Defending the Crease

    Posted on March 28, 2014 by Lax World

    Defending the Crease
    We know that as lax season starts up, you’re probably just getting your legs under you and getting back to game speed. Whether you’re practicing your scoop or memorizing plays, now is the ideal time to be getting back into your flow for the spring lacrosse season. As you already know, Lax World has got all the latest and greatest info to keep you on top of your game. Today’s lesson: defending the crease. This is a vital part of any game; if you leave your goal defenseless, odds are, you won’t fare very well against your opponent. Continue Reading

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  • The Weather Is Cold, But Keep Your Game Hot with These Indoor Lacrosse Drills

    Posted on March 11, 2014 by Lax World

    Indoor Lacrosse Drills

    Lacrosse season is upon us! We might all be ready, but it doesn’t look like the weather has gotten the memo yet. Some areas of the country are still pretty cold – too cold to practice anything lax related outside. This could be bad news come game time. It’s likely that without any practice, your skills could get rusty. Even worse, you could be injured if you hop right back into lacrosse without having prepared your body. Here are some indoor lacrosse drills that you can practice to keep your skills hot while the weather is still cold. Continue Reading

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  • At Home Lacrosse Drills

    Posted on November 25, 2013 by Lax World

    Whether you are suffering from a lack of action during the off-season or just want to sharpen your lacrosse skill, doing a few rudimentary at home lacrosse drills can really improve your game. It’s always great to have a partner to practice with, but there are several drills designed for solo action that you can use at home to enhance your skills. Continue Reading

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  • How to Properly String Your Lacrosse Head

    Posted on November 15, 2013 by Lax World

    Whether you play lacrosse professionally or are just improving your general lacrosse skills, one of the first things you want to learn is how to string a lacrosse head yourself. The process will vary slightly depending on what type of mesh you use, but it is definitely something that you can manage on your own in just a couple of minutes by following the below steps. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Sticks, Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse Gear and was tagged with lacrosse head, Stringing Lacrosse Sticks


  • Proper etiquette for cheering on your child

    Posted on November 1, 2013 by Lax World

    For many parents, Lacrosse isn't easy to understand. For boys especially, the sport can be physical, resulting in bumps and bruises during the course of a match. In the girl's version, injury is less of a concern, but as with any sport, the possibility is always there.
    Because of the various levels of understanding, and the [...]

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  • 5 Benefits of Lacrosse for Kids

    Posted on October 11, 2013 by Lax World

    If you are lucky enough to have a child that expresses interest in playing lacrosse, you can look forward to a lot of things. There are a number of benefits to playing the sport that can make a world of difference for the average youngster. From improved mental acuity, increased fitness, socialization and team building [...]

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips and was tagged with lacrosse, off-season training, lacrosse drills, lacrosse gear


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