European Lacrosse Magazin - No. 20

Another European Championship has come and gone. Whether you were a player, a fan, a coach, or a ref, you had to be impressed by what you saw. The passion that every participant displayed was incredible. Many across the globe were captivated by the Olympics in London this summer. Chances are that…

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Elf Camp in Mainz

With Effort, Patience and Cooperation, big things can happen. Ninety-five players, six coaches and two days of hard work - the Mainz Musketeers (Germany) hosted their fourth camp for men’s and women’s Lacrosse since 2009. Six international coaches, Matt Bagley (Team England), Vince Grimes and Ben…

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Elf Camp in Mainz

Great Britain vs. The World

Super Series Lacrosse becomes a Reality From the 7th to the 12th of July 2012, Super Series Lacrosse (SSL) became a reality in London, England, featuring a culmination of familiar names and faces of elite players from around the world of women’s lacrosse. It was Team Great Britain vs. The World in a…

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Great Britain vs. The World

Changes at the top of the European Lacrosse Federation

Meet the new board of the elf The European Lacrosse Federation‘s annual general meeting (AGM), held during the European championships in Amsterdam, saw an almost complete change of the organisation‘s board. It had been apparent before the AGM that change was afoot with President Peter Mundy and…

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Changes at the top of the European Lacrosse Federation

Peter Mundy hands over the elf Presidency

And is elected as elf honorary life time President This June in Amsterdam at the location of the largest European Lacrosse Championships to date, an era came to an end. After 17 years in office, Peter Mundy, the first President of the European Lacrosse Federation (ELF), stepped down. In 1988, Peter…

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Peter Mundy hands over the elf Presidency

Interview

ELM: During your presidency, the amount of nations playing lacrosse in Europe has more than quadrupled and you have been personal y committed in founding numerous clubs. Modern European Lacrosse has been a result of your work, more so than any other person. Would you reject the title “Father of…

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Interview

Face off

In this Issue, we introduce you to a new section of the ELM – face off!. Two players from around european Lacrosse will be facing off. We will look at what drives them on the field and off. To start, we have Jason Jones from Wales and Hedwig Lambregt from the Netherlands. Enjoy! Name: Jason Jones…

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The European Championship 2012-Amsterdam

The EC12 Board says thank you Here I find myself again. Where I had a hard time prior to the event finding ways to put my thoughts and predictions on paper, it is hard now to summarize everything we’ve experienced and seen during the European Championships Lacrosse 2012 Amsterdam. I don’t think I’m…

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The European Championship 2012-Amsterdam

The European Championship 2012-Amsterdam

As experienced Players

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The European Championship 2012-Amsterdam

Final standings and the european lacrosse magazine all- european teams

Women Men

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Final standings and the european            lacrosse magazine all- european teams

U-19 Menꞌs World Championships

The experience in Turku,Finland, reported by Vernon Letourneau, German Assistant Coach The German U-19 National Team, finished our World Championship preparations with a final ˝tune-up˝ camp in Berlin the weekend before the Championships were scheduled to begin. The staff, coaches and players…

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Lacrosse Drills &Skills By BoB Eakins

The warm up!! Shooting and passing is all about technique, which includes power and position. Balance, focus, arms and follow-through break our technique down into four easy to follow steps. Balance First turn your body, hips and feet perpendicular to the target. Be in an athletic position with your…

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Lacrosse Drills &Skills
 By BoB Eakins

Traditional Pocket Trouble Shooting

Traditional pockets are history. The previous statement is false in so many ways! For starters, the prettier players of lacrosse use traditional pockets exclusively. Players like Gary Gait and Steele Stanwick still use custom strung pockets. Mesh is the easy way out. If you want to get a better…

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Traditional Pocket Trouble Shooting

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Improving Fitness for the Women’s Lacrosse Athlete (and they also work for men!) Summer always provides that much needed postseason break to relax with friends, play in fun tournaments and generally take it easy. Come Fall, though, as your team looks to begin preparations for the impending season,…

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Youth Lacrosse in Kiel

Jannis Baltussis reflects on time in the US “I love Lacrosse. I had a lot of fun playing it in America in the 6th grade in 2010-2011. So when I came back to Germany I was really lucky to find a Lacrosse team in my hometown Kiel. They just started a U16 team and I could be part of it. This was in…

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Youth Lacrosse in Kiel