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The Luxury of Lacrosse. Play it at Georgia Club, Laguna

Looking for hobbies to engage in while staying at your luxury home developed by Brittany Corp? Why not take up Lacrosse. It’s a good sport to try and is also a great way to stay in shape. If you’ve always been active, you’ll find the game enjoyable and addictive.

Lacrosse Basics

Lacrosse is a team sport that uses long-handled stick called lacrosse stick, also referred to as a crosse, and a small rubber ball. The sport is of Native American origin and is mostly played in the United States and Canada.

Lacrosse is played as a contact sport. The lacrosse stick has a head with loose mesh that catches and holds the lacrosse ball. The objective of each team is to score by shooting the lacrosse ball into the opponent’s goal in the same manner that a score is made in soccer. A team’s offense involves catching, carrying, and passing the ball until a goal is made. A team’s defense aims to keep the opposing team from scoring by getting the ball through stick checking, positioning, or body contact. There are ten players in a team, assigned to four positions: midfield, attack, defense, and goalie.

The Lacrosse playing field is 110 yards long and 60 yards wide. The goals are 6 feet wide and 6 feet high, sitting inside a circular “crease” that measures 18 feet in diameter.

Lacrosse combines the speed of basketball, the endurance of soccer, and the hitting common in hockey. Lacrosse is showing signs of serious growth as a team sports although it is still not in the level of football and soccer.

Lacrosse Training Programs

Lacrosse can be played by both men and women, regardless of age level. The sport is played in different age groups in American schools and colleges. Lacrosse training programs are available in many parts of the United States. The game requires speed and power and most training programs are geared towards the development of these skills that are necessary to be competitive players.

A good training program gives importance to the development of attributes that will be needed to become a successful Lacrosse player, such as effort, respect, discipline, and teamwork. Coaches train the participants in the program to be committed to their team and the game. Participants are trained, not only in the skills of Lacrosse, but also in the skills of living a good and balanced life.

Lacrosse Equipment

The Crosse – The Lacrosse stick is made of wood or synthetic materials with a length of 40 to 42 inches for attackmen, or 52 to 72 inches for defensemen. The stick has a head with a net pocket at the end. The head of the crosse measures 6.5 to 10 inches wide for the players and 10 to 12 inches wide for the goalie.

The Ball – It is made of solid rubber measuring 7.75 to 8 inches in circumference and weighing 5 to 5.25 ounces. The ball could be orange, yellow, or white.

The Helmet – Players must wear protective helmets with face mask, chin pad, and four point chin strap.

The Mouthpiece – It must have a very visible color.

The Glove – Lacrosse players need to wear protective gloves that must never be altered.

Other protective equipment, such as shoulder pads, arm pads, and protective cups must be worn by all players, except the goalkeeper.

You can play with your own Lacrosse team at Georgia Club, Laguna. There’s plenty of space to play in and you’ll never be hard up in finding interested members to join you. This is just one of the perks in living in a first class community master planned by Brittany Corp. and Vista Land.

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