Lacrosse Skills Catching Scooping Passing BACK Lacrosse requires speed, stamina, endurance and great hand-eye coordination . Each skill below involves playing with the ball.
History BACK <ul><li>Lacrosse was “created” by the Native Americans. It was used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Train young boys to become warriors </li></ul><ul><li>As a way to settle tribal disputes </li></ul>< A game of lacrosse on ice A warrior lacrosse player >
Rules BACK <ul><li>There are many rules to lacrosse. Below are three important ones: </li></ul><ul><li>You may not trip a player with your stick </li></ul><ul><li>Players must wear protective helmets and gloves </li></ul><ul><li>3. Players can run with the ball in their stick as far as they want </li></ul>
Great Players BACK There have been many great lacrosse players since the sport was invented. Few people know that Wayne Gretsky and Jim Brown were both excellent lacrosse players before going on to glory in other sports. CLICK BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT TWO OF THE BEST PLAYERS EVER Gary Gait Mark Millon
QUIZ When you feel you are ready to take the quiz - click on the button below. Make sure to study all the slides before testing your lacrosse knowledge. Use the back button if you need to study more - Good luck! QUIZ ME NOW BACK
Catching BACK Remember to catch the ball like it is an egg ! When the ball hits the stick - give a little and it will stop in your pocket.
Scooping BACK Scooping is how you pick the ball up off the ground. Always keep TWO hands on your stick when you scoop.
Passing BACK Remember to keep the stick straight up and down when you pass.
Mark Millon BACK Mark Millon is one of the best goal scorers in lacrosse history. He was named the World’s Best Attackman at the 1998 World Games.
Gary Gait BACK Gary Gait is the “Michael Jordan” of lacrosse. He is arguably the best player ever.
Sources Pictures and images for this power point were found at: “ Laxpower pictures”. Oct. 24, 2006. www.laxpower.com “ Google Images: Lacrosse”. Oct. 24, 2006. www.google.com Back