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Thinking about volunteering as a lacrosse coach? Even ifyou’ve never done it before, you can lead your team to a safeand exciting season. Coaching Lacrosse For Dummies shows youthe fun and easy way to get the score on coaching youth lacrossewith loads of tips and plenty of offensive and defensive drills.

This friendly guide helps you grasp the basics and take chargeon the field. You’ll get lots of expert advice on teachingessential skills to different age groups, determining positions foreach player, promoting teamwork, keeping kids healthy andinjury-free, helping struggling players improve their skills andencouraging your best players to make the most of their talents,and leading your team effectively during a game. Discover howto:

  • Recognize your behind-the-scenes responsibilities
  • Get a handle on rules and terms
  • Plan and execute practices
  • Teach basic lacrosse skills
  • Identify players’ strengths and weaknesses
  • Juggle the dual roles of coach and parent
  • Develop a lacrosse coaching philosophy
  • Motivate all of your players
  • Make practice and skill-building fun
  • Understand the league your coaching
  • Make sure your team has all the right equipment
  • Take different approaches to coaching girls and boys
  • Assign players to positions
  • Motivate players on game day

It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Make yourselfthe perfect somebody with a little help from Coaching LacrosseFor Dummies.

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