Should Kids’ Lacrosse Coaches Teach Defense?

Many coaches of elementary school lacrosse players believe that teaching defense to the munchkins is a waste of time. Some kids have trouble with defensive concepts. Team defense is hard to teach.  A successful offense is exciting; when you’re on defense only the other team is likely to score.  On the other hand, part of […]

Lacrosse Lore and the Shot Rule

As most kids’ lacrosse coaches know, the team with a player closest to a shot when it goes out of bounds gets the ball.  So the shooting team can retain possession of its own out of bounds shot. This “Shot Rule” is unique to lacrosse and encourages players on both teams to hustle chasing shots. […]