New to Lacrosse?

Grades 6th-9th are typical introduction years for girls lacrosse

  • We recommend anyone who is new to lacrosse or has not yet played in a lacrosse game begin with the practice only option. This will include scrimmage games but not the more competitive tournament games.  

  • This program is focused around the essential fundamentals to establish strong players.
     

  • Practices will be held twice weekly beginning September 14th and run through October 21st at Notre Dame High School on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-9:00pm.  

GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Players should arrive at practice safely prepared.  Required gear includes: 

  1. Lacrosse Goggles

  2. Lacrosse Stick

  3. Mouth Guard

  4. Cleats

*Additional lacrosse sticks and goggles will be available at practices if necessary. 

How to Sign Up: 
  1. Complete the Registration Form

  2. Pay for your selection "Practice Only"

  3. Watch for emails for important information and updates!

Fundamentals

It is very important to develop a strong foundation of these skills at a young age. Basic skills taught will include cradling, scooping, throwing and catching. These essential skills  will be vital as the lacrosse player develops more techniques and methods necessary for all levels of play.

Skill Development

Advanced skills with teammate integration will focus on footwork, running passes, quality shots, ground balls, and basic plays.  This phase of training expands on the fundamentals, and prepares the lacrosse player for team play. 

Positions

There are four basic positions and a total of 12 players on the field during a lacrosse game.  This includes 3 attackers, 5 midfielders, 3 defenders, and one goalie.  The beginners program will train players on responsibilities for each position and provide opportunities to try each position out.  

The Game

Lacrosse is a complex sport, and with many rules.  This is can be overwhelming to a new player, but our coaches take gentle and patient approach to ensuring the players learn the rules of the game.  If possible, we will provide optimal hands-on experience with scrimmages and games during the season.