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Lacrosse Tips

  • Fun Lacrosse Drills for Kids

    Kids love playing lacrosse as much as adults do. Lacrosse is big among kids because it is fast-paced and exciting. Drills are important for kids, as it will help them become better lacrosse players, but the drills don't need to be boring. In fact, you can make drills fun that will teach kids a number of skills they'll need to be good laxers. Here are some drills that feel more like games than workouts. Continue reading

  • Lacrosse Drill Series: Lacrosse Attack Drills


    Practice makes perfect. Yes, it's a sports cliché, but it's also the truth - in order to be the best at your craft, you need to put in the necessary work on the practice field. But practicing well isn't just about working on the things that you're already good at, it's working on your weaknesses and turning them into strengths. In this lacrosse drill series post, we'll take a look at drills that attackers should be going through to perfect their scoring and play-making prowess on the lacrosse field. Drills might be redundant - and sometimes boring - but don't underestimate their value in improving your game. Continue reading

  • Most Common Lacrosse Sports Injuries


    As it is with any sport, athletes who play lacrosse are susceptible to injury. Throw in the fact that lacrosse is somewhat of a contact sport, and played with metal sticks, and you're dealing with a variety of potential injuries for the average player. With that being said, while there is the potential for injury in lacrosse, there's also a plethora of protective equipment that the laxer should be wearing to keep themselves as safe as possible at all times - such as gloves, helmets, and shoulder pads. Proper preparation can also help one to avoid injury.

    Here's a look at some of the more common lacrosse injuries, as well as what - if anything - can be done to help prevent them: Continue reading

  • How Fast Can A Lacrosse Ball Travel?


    Watching a game of lacrosse, you may be amazed at how fast the ball gets shot. The game is so fast that sometimes you may not even catch where the ball is until somebody scored a goal. But just how fast are lacrosse balls thrown? Are they faster than baseballs? Faster than footballs? Can they outrun a cheetah? What about a tornado? The answers may surprise you! Continue reading

  • What Does Your Lacrosse Position Say About You?


    New to lacrosse? Thinking about transitioning to a new position? Are you trying to become more versatile to the point where you can play multiple positions?

    Whatever your reasoning, it’s important to note that all positions (goaltender, defense, midfielder, long-stick midfielder and attacker) are important pieces of the lacrosse team puzzle. But with that being said, the position that a laxer plays can say a lot about their style of play, and their particular skillset. So, what does your position say about you? We decided to take a closer look. Here’s a look at the lacrosse positions: Continue reading

  • Lacrosse vs. Softball - Why YOU Should Play Lacrosse!


    There comes a time in every athlete's life when they have to choose a particular sport to focus on, rather than play several different sports as they may have done growing up. Yes, while it's customary for youth female athletes to dabble in all sports - from soccer to softball to lacrosse - there comes a time later in life when they have to make a choice a to which particular sport they're going to stick with. This is especially true if said sports conflict with each other in season, as is often the case with softball and lacrosse, which are each played in the spring and summer months.

    You already know that women laxers have a bit of an ongoing rivalry with softball players, but it's time to settle the debate once and for all as to why lacrosse is the superior sport. Here's a look at some reasons why women athletes should go the lacrosse route over the softball one: Continue reading

  • Lacrosse Attack Heads vs Defense Heads - What's the Difference?

    lacrosse-attack-defense-headsWhile the right lacrosse stick can help you perform your job better, the most notable impact can be found in the head. It's what many experts believe affects your accuracy, ball handling, shot velocity, and overall performance on the field. There are many subtle differences among lacrosse head styles. Today, we'll be showing you some of the most common differences between attack and defense heads. Continue reading

  • Lacrosse or Field Hockey - Which One Should I Play?

    lacrosse-field-hockeyThe similarities between lacrosse and field hockey are striking. Both are played on fields where the ultimate goal is to either strike or shoot a small ball into the opponent's net. Both sports are played with sticks. Both sports feature a goaltending position. Both sports require a lot of running - and therefore a well conditioned athlete for optimum performance. And finally, both sports are also very popular among female athletes.

    But when it comes to making a decision between playing lacrosse or field hockey, what's a girl to do? Well, first of all, let it be known that you may be able to do both, as field hockey is traditionally played during the fall and lacrosse in the spring. But for the female athlete looking to commit to just one sport, here's a look at the key differences between field hockey and lacrosse. Continue reading

  • Goalie Drills: Lacrosse Tips Series



    As a team, you are only as good as your goalie. This installment of our lacrosse tips series will give you some of the best goalie drills out there. Take the time to warm up your goalie with these drills and he or she will surely have your back during the game. Continue reading

  • Lacrosse for Dummies - Learn the Basics of Men's Lacrosse

    lacrosse-for-dummiesSo, you've heard about lacrosse, and someone you know is a serious lacrosse fan, or maybe they're a player. Maybe both! Here's a brief run-down of how men’s lacrosse is played and what to expect when watching the game. Continue reading

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