Lacrosse Training: The Mental and Physical Aspects

Written by Carly Shisler, Illinois Regional Director Lacrosse, just like any sport, can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Not many people think about what playing does to the mind or what putting together a good mindset can do for an athlete’s mental and physical state. Lacrosse training can have both mental and physical effects on a player. In … Read More

The Art of Shooting

Written by: Coach Mike Faith, Girls National Teams Director Everyone loves to shoot, attackers, midfielders, defenders, and even goalies! Becoming a great shooter is going to require hours and hours of training and self-discipline. The best shooters that you see and play with have many different ways to shoot in lacrosse. They can shoot overhand, sidearm, behind the backs, risers, … Read More

Should Athletes Play Multiple Sports or Not?

Written by Devin Cruz, IL Boys Premiere Director When it comes to athletics and the development of children and adolescents, there are 100 different ways to approach the idea of kids venturing into multiple sports. Some may advocate that too many sports can hinder a child’s ability to excel at the sport they perform best at or prefer. Others would … Read More

How to Gain a Competitive Edge

Written by Kylor Berkman, Illinois Boys General Manager  Everyone always asks, “Coach, what can I do to get better, to start, to move up, etc.,” The answer to this is easy, but the process is tough. Simply put, the answer is: You need to gain a competitive edge over your opponents. Your competitive edge comes outside of practice. Everyone practices … Read More

True Training Creates True Athletes

Training is something that plays a role in any athlete’s sports career. Most athletes train to improve skills, build strength, and stay on top of their game. But here at True Lacrosse, training is way more than just exercising, practicing, and showing up. Our players train to be better in all that they do. An athlete is someone who is … Read More

Practice Do’s and Don’ts For Lacrosse Athletes

Not only does training and recovery ensure top performance on game day, but Lacrosse athletes train all week to prepare for game day and to perform at the top level. The team is only as good as the individual players, and it is up to the athletes to ensure they are taking the proper steps and prepping their bodies throughout … Read More

Healthy Habits To Utilize off the Field This Winter

Creating habits that stick tend to increase your work ethic both on and off the field. Not only will your productivity skyrocket, but so will your mood in general. At True Lacrosse, we emphasize putting in the work to see results. While the colder months are coming, it’s easy to fall into a slump and slack off. It’s more important … Read More