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Lacrosse for Dummies (Paperback) (Jim Hinkson)

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Lacrosse For Dummies is the ultimate guide for fans and players of this rapidly growing sport alike. The book offers everything the beginning player needs to know, from the necessary equipment to the basic rules of the game, with explanations of the women's game and the indoor game, too. It also offers a wealth of information for the experienced player, including winning offensive and defensive strategies, along with skill-building exercises and drills. Finally, there's information on how armchair lacrosse players can get their fix of the sport on television, online, on in print.

How to play, improve one's game-and become a better fan of- lacrosse

With its new ten-year deal with ESPN in 2007, and weekly airtime on ESPN2, lacrosse has hit the big times. Once a Native American pastime, lacrosse is now a major league franchise with almost half a million players in organized teams. For newcomers to the game, Lacrosse For Dummies provides all the basics to the sport, outlining its rules of play, equipment, and the differences between indoor lacrosse and women's games. Seasoned lacrosse players will get a wealth of information on winning defensive and offensive strategies, along with skill-building exercises and drills, designed to improve their game.

  • The latest edition focuses on field lacrosse, the version played primarily in the U.S.

  • Loaded with info for armchair lacrosse players on how to fully enjoy the sport on television, online, or in print

  • Other titles by James Hinkson: Lacrosse Team Strategies and Lacrosse Fundamentals

The essential guide to this popular and growing sport, Lacrosse For Dummies is a must for diehard fans, seasoned players, or newcomers.

Number of Pages: 330
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Lacrosse
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Jim Hinkson
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2010
TCIN: 12159400
UPC: 9780470738559
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-4222
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