Cradling is an important Lacrosse move. However, many players don’t understand the purpose of cradling or why they’re doing it and many simply are not doing it right to begin with. Cradling allows you to control the ball while allowing different stick positions. When properly cradling the ball in the pocket, you can hold the stick vertically to run through your checks. The actual purpose of cradling is to get the ball in the “sweet” spot of the pocket before you throw it.
Proper hand positioning is key to this maneuver. When you have the stick in your hand, you don’t More >
If you’re familiar with lacrosse, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the term “Fall Ball.” It’s that wonderful time of year when the leaves change, the air gets colder, and all those Summer bags on heads return to a more legal form. It’s a time to get used to new teammates, and sharpen your skills so they are second nature come game time.
Few train like LXMPro and STX pro player Kyle Harrison, so it would make sense to learn from the best to be the best. For you offensive players, especially middies, STX recently posted a new video in their training series, More >