We police ourselves in the effort to provide an outlet for kid. By allowing the shaft of the stick to roll and move freely in your fingertips, you will remain in control. Yes No.
Try to catch yourself swinging the head wildly, and always be aware of how consistently you are cradling. When a ball is in your pocket and you hold the stick perfectly horizontally, the ball should not be visible above the rim of the head.
Keep your stick vertical to the ground. Pull the stick up to a cradling position on your non-dominant side, letting your dominant hand slide to the butt of the stick. Sign In Subscribe Now! Slide your dominant hand up to the "throat" of the head.
Start cradling as soon as the ball hits your pocket. Practice picking up ground balls. Position your body between the ball and the defender.
Hold the shaft of the lacrosse stick just below the head. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. There are no standings kept, no league championship or playoffs.
It takes practice to cradle a lacrosse ball. Don't stop when the ball is in your stick—push through the ball, then drop your bottom hand down to the butt of the stick in order to keep the ball inside. Practice catching—have someone throw the ball to you, or throw it to yourself against a pitch-back or brick wall. Coaching Youth Lacrosse: At first, practice cradling while you are standing still. Learn more. Cradling will help you maintain possession and protect the ball from a defender.