Describing the components of lacrosse in a step-by-step fashion, author and coach Jim Hinkson clearly explains and illustrates the most effective ways of mastering individual skills for passing, catching, cradling, and checking, as well as tactics and strategies for winning team play. In addition, the book offers dozens of drills applicable to both coaches and players for refining these techniques and contains specific instruction for both the indoor and outdoor game. Written with precision by one of the world's leading authorities on playing and coaching lacrosse and featuring numerous illuminating photographs and illustrations, this book is ideal for coaches, players, parents, and fans of the sport.
"[Coach Hinkson] does an authoritative job of demonstrating and analyzing the individual fundamentals of the sport ... [breaking] each of these techniques down to its component parts and telling the reader exactly how to perform and practice them." -- Scholastic Coach magazine
Jim Hinkson is a former lacrosse player on Canada's national team and has both played and coached in the National Lacrosse League. He is the author of "Lacrosse for Dummies" and "Lacrosse Team Strategies." He was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2000. He lives in Haliburton, Ontario.