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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A Lacrosse Workout Designed to Increase Your Shot Speed

Tips For Shooting Lacrosse

Mark Millon offers advice on choosing the over or under hand shot.

A Lacrosse Workout Designed to Increase Your Shot Speed

You can be a world-star linebacker without ever needing to pass a football, or an elite power hitter who struggles to run from home plate to first. Every lacrosse player, however, needs to have the technique and fundamentals of passing and shooting down cold in order to compete on the field at any level. Certain lacrosse drills can help players of all ages and skillsets to become better attackers with the ball in their cradle.

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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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Top 5 Lacrosse Camps For Intermediate Players

Campers At A Nike Lacrosse Camp

Campers At A Nike Lacrosse Camp

Top 5 Lacrosse Camps For Intermediate Players

Before you choose a lacrosse camp to invest your time, money, and effort into, there are a few things to watch out for to avoid wasting any of these. The most important consideration is the skill level of your intermediate athlete. Choosing a camp that is designed for a skill level higher or lower than the one that your player is currently in will only result in a needlessly frustrating experience (at an advanced camp) or one that the player won’t actually get much out of (at a beginner camp).

Do your research to match your young lacrosse player to their skill level. They’ll make a network of new lacrosse friends at any camp they attend, so expand your child’s lacrosse education at one of these exceptional camps.

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