NoCo Lacrosse - Youth lacrosse program in Northern Colorado (Fort Collins, Windsor, etc)

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Ground Balls

 

The ball ends up on the ground often in lacrosse, so knowing how to scoop a ground ball (and hold onto it) is an important skill.

 

 

1. Technique instruction:

 

 

2. Practice tips:

  • Start out by learning to scoop while standing still. Then move on to scooping while walking, jogging, and finally sprinting.
  • Practice both right and left handed.
  • Drills to try: