Tag Archives: For the Love of the Game

LI Lax Journal – Girls Fab 4 Suffolk Division I – Team Previews

The goal of FLG’s Long Island Lacrosse Journal is to promote the sport of the lacrosse on Long Island. The LI Lax Journal will include team previews, coach interviews, rankings, top players, and much more. Follow FLG Lacrosse this Spring to get inside access to what’s happening in the world of lacrosse on Long Island! Middle

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FLG Game of the Week – Garden City vs. Syosset

Over the past ten seasons, Garden City and Syosset have played one another in their season opener. From 2010 to 2014, Garden City started their season 1-0. However, over the past 3 seasons, from 2015 to present day, Syosset has gotten the best of the Trojans. If you view today’s box score, you’ll notice an evenly matched game.

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In the Netflix Documentary, Magnus, Director Benjamin Ree follows the life of a childhood chess prodigy – Magnus Carlsen. This film captures Magnus Carlsen’s road from childhood prodigy to chess world champion. As Magnus dedicates his life to becoming the greatest Chess player in the world, the support of his family becomes a vital part

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FLG Cribs – Brian Ward, The Ohio State University

Hear Brian’s story about how he got recruited to Ohio State University. After getting plagued with injuries, Brian decided to make the most of his situation. Learn more about Brian’s experience and what he’s up to now by watching the video below!

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Evaluating What’s Best For Your Athletes

Every February break, the FLG Directors meet with each boy/girl recruitable athlete in the FLG Select Program. In our meetings, it’s all about the athlete. We use this time to get to know our athletes on a deeper level. We like to say, “Lacrosse is why you’re sitting here today. That being said, it’s your

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FLG in 3d Fall Shootout PROMO by Lax.com

Featuring over 80 teams from across the United States and several from Canada, the FLG in 3D Fall Shootout was held in Middletown, Delaware at Appoquinimink High School. Played in front of coaches from the top DI, DII, and DIII schools, the two-day long event was one of the most highly anticipated recruiting events of

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FLG Roots

FLG Roots offers a solid grounding in lacrosse techniques, rules, and creativity. The FLG Roots Foundation training is for players just picking up a stick for the first time or for youth looking to enhance their skills in the sport they love. At FLG Roots we teach the proper mechanics for how to catch, throw,

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How to Impress College Lacrosse Coaches at a Showcase?

When players from our lacrosse club, FLG ‘For the Love of the Game’, approach showcase season, we always stress the importance of playing the right way. This concept is definitely easier said than done. Showcases are tremendous opportunities and can be stages that propel athletes from one level to the next. These events can give players a chance to

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What Makes a Great Highlight Video?

Building a quality highlight video these days is absolutely crucial. College coaches bring notes from recruiting tournaments back to their office to discuss with the rest of the staff. The next step is googling promising players and looking for a highlight video. A good video can get an athlete from having 1 coach from a specific program interested,

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Why Canadian Laxers Play with 1 Hand

FLG’s annual box lacrosse training program is rapidly approaching. In the box rinks on Long Island we look to replicate Canadian box lacrosse drills, techniques, and style of play. I was talking to a parent who has two kids coming to our  box lacrosse training this winter. In conversation he asked me, “do the you

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