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Women's lacrosse : a guide for advanced players and coaches

Author: Janine Tucker; Maryalice Yakutchik
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, in association with U.S. Larcrosse, ©2008.
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"Women's lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Each chapter provides a detailed explanation of a specific skill or technique, illustrated with easy-to-read instructional diagrams and photographs. Coach Tucker begins with lacrosse survival skills - throwing, catching, cradling, and scooping ground balls - and then moves on to more advanced techniques, such as precise checking, fast  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tucker, Janine.
Women's lacrosse.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, in association with U.S. Larcrosse, ©2008
(OCoLC)653054988
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janine Tucker; Maryalice Yakutchik
ISBN: 9780801888465 9780801888472 0801888468 0801888476
OCLC Number: 176648850
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The creator's game, re-created --
The complete player --
The coach --
The game --
Lacrosse survival skills --
Individual offensive skills --
Individual defensive skills --
The art of checking --
The draw --
Team offense --
Team defense --
Goalkeeping --
Effective practices --
Off-season strategies --
Recruiting.
Responsibility: Janine Tucker and Maryalice Yakutchik.
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Women's lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. This guide to women's lacrosse covers the field with vital information. It includes chapters that provides explanation of a  Read more...

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An articulate, well-structured resource... this book will be welcomed by those involved in this fine sport-as coaches or as players-and its continually changing environment. Choice 2008

 
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