Lacrosse For Dummies®
How to play, improve one`s game-and become a better fan of- lacrosse
With its new ten-year deal with ESPN in 2007, and weekly airtime on ESPN2, lacrosse has hit the big times. Once a Native American pastime, lacrosse is now a major league franchise with almost half a million players in organized teams.
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Lacrosse and You.
Chapter 2: Suiting Up: Buying the Right Equipment.
Chapter 3: Meeting the Team.
Chapter 4: Laying Down the (Lacrosse) Law.
Part II: Playing Lacrosse.
Chapter 5: Getting the Ball into the Goal: Developing Offensive Skills.
Chapter 6: Putting the Ball in the Goal: Shooting Fundamentals.
Chapter 7: Keeping the Ball out of the Goal: Developing Defensive Skills.
Chapter 8: Goaltending.
Chapter 9: The Possession Game.
Chapter 10: Practicing Team Offense and Defense.
Chapter 11: Calling on the Special Forces: Specialty Teams.
Chapter 12: Becoming a Better Lacrosse Player - Physically and Mentally.
Part III: Coaching Lacrosse.
Chapter 13: Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse.
Chapter 14: Developing Your Coaching Philosophy for the Offense.
Chapter 15: Coaching Defensively.
Part IV: Following Lacrosse: The Fan`s Point of View.
Chapter 16: How to Watch Lacrosse.
Chapter 17: Getting in the Game.
Chapter 18: Keeping Up with the Pros.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten of the Greatest Men`s and Women`s Lacrosse Players.
Chapter 20: Ten Reasons to Get Excited about Lacrosse.
Chapter 21: Ten Interesting Facts about Lacrosse.