3 Tips For Faster Shooting

Watch Mike Sawyer absolutely rip a 114mph shot. Pay close attention to how he generates power using his whole body during the wind up and follow through.

3 Tips for Faster Shooting

Lacrosse is one of the world’s oldest sports with its origins deeply rooted in North America. This sport also provides a way for many young men and women to achieve an athletic scholarship. One of the most coveted characteristics of college scouts is shot speed, because college goalies are so much faster. The following exercises will add some speed to your shot to help aspiring student-athletes can continue their education and lacrosse careers.

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From the Sidelines: Sportsmanship Rules for Parents

Parental sideline behavior has become a hot topic as of late.

Parental sideline behavior has become a hot topic as of late.

From the Sidelines: Sportsmanship Rules for Parents

Few things in life can be more rewarding than watching your kids and your friends’ kids compete on a lacrosse pitch while playing a strong game. Too often, however, parents and coaches find themselves emotionally engaged in the outcome of the game, or the performance of a child, and say or do something they (and their kids) regret. How can parents and coaches remain positive role models and employ good sportsmanship when their kids are out on the field taking hits?

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The Top 5 Lacrosse Players You Should Follow on Instagram

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The Top 5 Lacrosse Players You Should Follow on Instagram

Social media has helped fans connect with their favorite athletes and idols in a whole new way. This rings especially true for fans of some of the less covered sports in the world. Lacrosse has been ultra popular at a collegiate level for a long time and now the professionals are starting to make a connection with their fans. If you want to peak behind the curtain and into the lives of some amazing lacrosse players–keep reading!

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Healthy Snacks to Eat Before Lacrosse Practice

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Healthy Snacks to Eat Before Lacrosse Practice

Professional sports leagues pay trainers millions of dollars each year to study their teams’ nutrition. What these nutritionists agree upon holds up well for all levels of sport: we are what we eat.

The Perfect All-Natural Pre-Game Snacks

Filling up your kids’ bodies with preservatives, artificial flavorings, corn syrup, or processed foods puts them at a disadvantage once they take the field, and at a long-term disadvantage later in life. Those who want their body ready for a day on the lacrosse pitch can take a leaf from nature by snacking on all-natural choices that prepare them for a day on the hunt for goals. What are the best all-natural healthy snacks to munch on before suiting up on game day?

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A Brief History of the Lacrosse Stick

Brief History of The Lacrosse Stick

History of the Lacrosse Stick

Lacrosse originated as a tribal game and as a method for Native Americans to “entertain the creator”. When it was first created it was much different than the game of lacrosse that we know today. Opposing villages and tribes would play for many different reasons ranging from a spiritual form of war to a medicine game to help heal tribe members. The game looked vastly different with no out-of-bounds and the field area could range anywhere from a couple hundred yards to a few miles. The early equipment was also very different where goals were often large trees or rock formations and the ball was made out of wood or some type of animal skin stuffed to create a ball shape. The largest different between the game as we know it today are the sticks that players would use, which have certainly come a long way since the early days of lacrosse.

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