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Evidence that Lacrosse Really is a Rich Kid’s Sport- InfoGraphic

As the following infographic clearly shows, lacrosse is still an elite sport played mostly by higher income families. In data collected from 2013, 48% of players come from families earning over $75,000/year. The second infographic shows that few lacrosse players come from households earning less than $25,000.

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90 for 90. 90 Programs in 90 Days

90 for 90. 90 Programs in 90 Days

     Kudda’s mission is to help coaches become GREAT coaches. We feel that the impact a GREAT coach has on the players is exponential. A coach will impact 15 players a season or possibly 40 players a year. Over the coach’s lifetime over 500 players may be positively impacted. We want to help coaches [...]

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Red-Shirting Middle Schoolers?

Red-Shirting Middle Schoolers?

Just finished reading David McKenna’s article on the rise of redshirting middle school boys to give them an athletic advantage. http://deadspin.com/why-rich-lacrosse-parents-are-making-their-kids-repeat-1570381983?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+deadspin%2Ffull+%28Deadspin%29 Gone are the days when a boys was held back a year for academic reasons. Now it appears parents are keeping their boys back in order to make the elite travel teams or get [...]

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Using Apps While Coaching

Using Apps While Coaching

After reading this article it got me thinking about all of the various apps that I have used in the past few years. However, I know that there are a ton of them out there. Apps that allow you to diagram plays and animation, jplussports to apps that allow you to easily video and breakdown [...]

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Some Great Fitness and Nutrition Blogs on the Web

Special thanks to Armi Legge and his magazine, Evidence Magazine, for summarizing and locating 10 of the best, most credible sites to learn about sports nutrition and fitness. Read more

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Developing 6-Pack Abs

Developing 6-Pack Abs

According to an article by Armi Legge in his fitness magazine, Evidence Magazine, obtaining the “6-Pack Abs” is a simple 2 step program. Rather than spending lots of time and even more money chasing the latest gadget, fad or craze, athletes and folks wanting to look better should simply follow the two suggestions in his [...]

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Mistakes Made During the Recruiting Process

In Kudda’s discussions with several coaches from the MIAA, there are a variety of mistakes made by players and their parents during the recruiting process. We’ve listed below some of the major mistakes made: Mistake #1 Allowing the colleges to dictate which schools you should be interested in attending. Starting on September 1st of their [...]

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Ask Preston Smith your Volleyball Questions

Ask Preston Smith your Volleyball Questions

Calling all volleyball coaches. If you have a question that you would like Preston Smith to answer, please submit them below. When teaching correct passing form, should the right foot be slightly forward (for a right handed player) or is it okay for the left to be forward–as long as shoulders/platform are towards target/setter? What [...]

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