Better training helps to create better athletes.
Regularly practicing a particular task is necessary for continuous improvement in all stages of athlete development. This includes the technical, tactical, and physical components of lacrosse. Additionally, good nutrition, mental skills, and sound methods of recovery are equally as important to support successful experiences in lacrosse.
Sport Specialization & Burnout
The temptation to push a young athlete to specialize in a single sport can be tempting, even at a very young age. There are many who believe that the only way children will be successful in sport is if they are laser-focused on a singular activity. Research, however, shows that early specialization is unnecessary and may actually be hurting athletes and their performances. In fact, participation in a variety of sports actually increases a child’s capacity for movement, which will be beneficial as they progress in any given sport. Read More Here