What Parents Should Say as Their Kids Perform

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This is a hot topic in many sports now as the pressure on kids to succeed seems to grow each year. It has been noted by players, coaches and administrators alike that parents are now more involved than ever in the developmental process of their son/daughter as a student-athlete. Read More…

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Lax Factory Athlete Development Model™

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Lax Factory is proud to announce the Lax Factory Athlete Development Model™. Our athlete development model is geared towards developing elite male athletes, the right way. In response to the current lacrosse landscape of sport specialization, early recruiting and rising incidence of youth sports injuries. we have implemented a model that has our athlete’s best interests in mind. One of the most devastating mistakes that any young athlete (and their parents) can make is specializing in one sport too early. Read More…

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Train Hard, Recover Harder

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Now that you are aware of the importance of body-weight competency (Part 1) and flexibility through full ranges of motion (Part 2), it is time for what is the most important and overlooked aspect of any athlete’s regimen, recovery strategies. You can train and practice hard as well as be active in your school and social activities, but if you aren’t making sure that you are taking care of your body and “recovering hard”, you will not be able to sustain a high level of activity and performance. There are 3 main things that all young athletes, or any athlete for that matter, should be doing on a daily basis to ensure that they are able to perform at a high level both on the field and in the classroom. Read More…

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