National Conference 2013

English Lacrosse would like to thank all of the external speakers and delegate in which attended this years National Conference and we look forward to announcing next years conference very soon.

This years event saw various seminars and workshops being held throughout the day, providing the opportunity for like-minded people to share their passion and experience of the game. The Conference had a number of guest speakers and workshops, which have all been chosen to help with essential support in order to continue with building on the success and the growth of your Club/Uni.

Club Leaders – Better business skills for sport 

Club Leaders is part of the Olympic Legacy programme, ‘Places People Play’. It provides free training and support to those involved in the day-to-day running of sport, and can help clubs no matter how big or small.
The seminars are being delivered by Price waterhouse Cooper (PwC UK) who are working with Sport England to help improve business skills by bringing their knowledge and experience to all different sports around the country . The main topics covered within the day are business and financial planning, governance, marketing and facilities management.

Conference seminars what will be ran:    Morning Seminar – Developing a marketing strategy
Afternoon Seminar – Cash flow and budgeting

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Results Inc – Be Remarkable

‘Creating the lacrosse athlete’ – How you can become or develop the lacrosse athlete of the future.

Chris Wainer and Dr Joseph Lightfoot will discuss how to excel as a lacrosse player by developing athletic ability. They will be sharing their experience and knowledge of working with lacrosse players from grass roots players to multiple international teams at major championships. At the end of this presentation you will know exactly what you need to do to become or develop the lacrosse athlete of the future.

Results Inc is a health and performance facility and consultancy company based in South Manchester, UK.
Founded in 2011, the business has worked with a number of clients and athletes, including the England Under 19 Men’s Lacrosse team, English Lacrosse AASE program and recently working with the English Lacrosse Communications Team in providing strength and conditioning blogs and video’s.
It is Results Inc aim to provide world-class industry leading health, fitness and performance coaching and consultancy both in-person and remotely to individuals and teams.

Follow them on Twitter -@WeAreResults
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Sports Coach UK – Coaching in the Community

Sports Coach UK are inspired by a belief that good sports coaches not only enhance sporting experiences, but increase and sustain active lifestyles too.

An introduction into delivering an engaging session to increasing participation –  Is a workshop/ practical taster session delivered to you by Sport Coach UK in how to deliver an engaging sessions to individuals who our new to sport or returning to sport. Perfect for coaches working in Clubs and Universities wanting to recruit and retain new participates.

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Safeguarding ‘A time to listen’

This will be an informative workshop which will look at a number of case studies and give you the opportunity to discuss this very important area of the game.

Women’s Umpiring Level 2 and Update Workshop

A Women’s Level 2 course will usually cost you £25, BUT by attending the conference it will be total FREE !!!

At this years conference, we are pleased to be offering our membership the opportunity to start the process of becoming a qualified Level 2 umpire. DON’T MISS THIS GREAT OFFER !

More information on umpiring qualifications following the link – Officiating 

Men’s Refereeing Workshop

Make sure your ready for the new season !!

The focus of the session will be predominantly on any Rule changes which will come into force from the start of new season. It will however cover other points/areas that had been highlighted as common problems through the 2012-2013 season.

More information on earning your stripes – Officiating 

Coaching Session –An Introduction to Lacrosse Fundamentals (the What, Why & How of the Game)

• The Importance of Good Technique in passing, catching, groundball and Shooting
• How to Teach good Technique and correct errors in technique
• Examples or Drills that can be used to make learning and practicing fundamentals enjoyable and progressive

This master class will be around 90 mins and will be a live field demonstration.