Box Lacrosse is essentially the sport of lacrosse when it is played indoors on cement or artificial grass. Rules may differ slightly for teams playing in the National Lacrosse League, but here is a general overview:
Most box lacrosse teams have 23 players, however, only six can play at one time. Positions for each team include the centers, attack, goalie and forwards. Each game lasts an hour and is divided into four periods. Teams can take two short timeouts during the first half and again during the second half, and each Read the rest of this entry »
Finding out the basics when it comes to the rules of field lacrosse will give you a more functional and comprehensive understanding of this popular game. If it has always been a mystery to you, it may be very rewarding to learn more about the game and how it is played. With so much excitement to offer both players and spectators alike, lacrosse is a game well worth learning more about.
Further education on any sport is found online with ease. Searching there should give you plenty of information on the history, rules and current events within the Read the rest of this entry »
Here are the top ten rules for beginners when it comes to men’s lacrosse:
1. You should always keep in mind that the lacrosse field should be 110×60.
2. In collegiate and professional lacrosse games, quarters last for about 15 minutes in most cases.
3. In high school lacrosse games, quarters only last for about 12 minutes.
4. There should only be ten players on the field to play the game.
5. You should remember that there are also various rules for the net. The goal that a player has to make must be 6×6 feet exactly.Check out this link here.
6. In a lacrosse match, a player can’t push Read the rest of this entry »
Many schools and recreation centers have added Lacrosse to their list of sports. Ten tips for inexperienced girl Lacrosse players are as follows:
1. Make sure you keep moving the ball with an up-and-away motion. Downward and outward motions are illegal.
2. When playing offense you cannot have more than seven players on the restraining line and when playing defense there cannot be more than eight players.
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Knowing the basic rules for women’s lacrosse helps avoid embarrassment and fouls. The rules for women’s lacrosse cover everything from equipment to field size and markings, but the basic rules of the game include game play and game length.
A women’s lacrosse game is typically an hour long — high school team rules may limit the game to 50 minutes — with the game play divided into two equal halves. Only two time-outs are permitted each game.Check out this link here. A basic women’s lacrosse is noncontact and the teams have 12 players each: six defenders, five attackers and one goalkeeper, Read the rest of this entry »
You may have direct TV choicextra for all the football channels but did you know many prominent lacrosse games are also aired on TV? While college LAX is taking off the professional scene is gaining some strength, toocheck out these three cities who have recently made LAX news.
Charlotte: The city was chosen as one of 6 to receive a professionally sanctioned Lacrosse team for 2013 and they’ve decided to call it the Hounds. It’s one of the most southern Read the rest of this entry »
Lacrosse is a game that was started by the American Indians. The game is played with a stick with a net on the end. A ball is tossed, caught, and carried down a field with these sticks. This game became well known internationally and became a popular competitive team sport. Germany started competing in the 1930′s. It started with their college teams and then filtered into the high schools and eventually they started competing with Read the rest of this entry »
Lacrosse has often been looked at as an East Coast sport but in the new millennium it has reached across the nation. More and more colleges are adding lacrosse to it’s intercollegiate lists and with nation television networks covering more games every year, it is spreading like wild fire. Many people are unaware of how lacrosse actually started in the states however.
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Lacrosse began as a contest between warriors of various Indian nations in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Valley regions of the United States. The tribes played stickball as it was called at the time for religious, recreational, and training purposes.
The games were held over a period of several days and was considered a major event. Lacrosse was regarded to be much more than a game or competition. Native American Indians believed it to help in the healing process and for spiritual development made by the Creator for his enjoyment.
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Lacrosse is commonly accepted as America’s fasting growing sport. One of the most basic skills that a new player needs to possess is the ability to the pass and throw the ball accurately. There are a few steps that a player must ensure to do if they want to be successful.
The first thing a player must know is proper hand placement on the stick. If the player is right handed then the right hand belongs at the middle of the shaft and the left hand at the bottom. The same goes for left handed players but just Read the rest of this entry »