Lacrosse For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 360 pages
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Lacrosse For Dummies is the ultimate guide for fans and players of this rapidly growing sport alike. The book offers everything the beginning player needs to know, from the necessary equipment to the basic rules of the game, with explanations of the women's game and the indoor game, too. It also offers a wealth of information for the experienced player, including winning offensive and defensive strategies, along with skill-building exercises and drills. Finally, there's information on how armchair lacrosse players can get their fix of the sport on television, online, on in print.

 

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Contents

Getting Started
7
Suiting Up Buying the Right Equipment
17
Meeting the Team
27
Laying Down the Lacrosse Law
43
Playing Lacrosse
63
Catching the Ball
69
Putting the Ball in the Goal Shooting Fundamentals
89
Developing Defensive Skills
101
Coaching Lacrosse
195
Developing Your Coaching Philosophy forthe Offense
207
Coaching Defensively
231
Following Lacrosse The Fans Point of View
247
Getting in the Game
263
Keeping Up with the Pros
271
The Part of Tens
283
Ten Reasons to Get Excited about Lacrosse
289

Goaltending
115
The Possession Game
125
Practicing Team Offense and Defense
139
Calling on the Special Forces Specialty Teams
157
Becoming a Better Lacrosse Player Physically and Mentally
171
Glossary
297
Resources
307
Index
313
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About the author (2010)

Jim Hinkson has coached at every level of lacrosse, from house league to professional. He has authored five books on lacrosse and coaching. Joe Lombardi is a multimedia journalist and was named man of the year in 2008 by the Lacrosse Coaches Association of the Hudson Valley in New York.

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