Sports Illustrated Lacrosse: Fundamentals for Winning

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 233 pages
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Lacrosse, a game of speed, complexity, and nuance, is fast becoming one of the most popular sports nationwide. In this thoroughly updated edition of a Sports Illustrated bestseller ten-time national championship coach David Urick shows players and coaches the pathways to lacrosse success. With this book you can learn: .10 fundamental stick skills every player should know .The rules of lacrosse: penalties, play, and positions .How you can dodge, shoot, feed, cut, pick, and screen like a champion .Individual defense: the art of the check and the hold .15 team offensive formations and how to make them work for you .How your team can play quality defense .18 skills and drills for becoming a better goalie .Extra-man defenses, man-down-defense, fast breaks, team practice, equipment, and more!"
 

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I knew nothing about Lacrosse when I ordered this book. I thought this book would be boring but it actually is very well written easy to follow and held my attention. Read full review

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I absolutly LOVE lacrosse!!!! I hope someday I can play in the pros! This book is a real look at the game of lacrosse and can help you see how cool it really is! Read full review

Contents

The Game
1
Fundamental Stick Skills
15
Individual Offense
35
Individual Defense
63
Team Offense
79
ExtraMan Offense
111
Team Defense
123
ManDown Defense
147
The Transition Game
161
Goalie Play
175
FaceOffs
201
Practice Planning and Organization
213
Glossary
229
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David Urick is the current Men's Head Lacrosse Coach at Georgetown University and was inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1998. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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