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 will 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! Book jacket.
David Urick, one of the most successful and respected coaches in the game today, has written excellent work on the fundamentals of lacrosse. It will benefit players, coaches, and spectators at all levels. -- Don Zimmerman, Head Lacrosse Coach, University of Maryland Baltimore County