Sign up: Women's Coaching & Officiating Programme


England Lacrosse has recently ratified the move to implement the World Lacrosse women’s 10 a-side rules across all levels of women’s lacrosse throughout England.

To ensure that our teachers, coaches, and officials are best prepared ahead of the coming season, England Lacrosse is running a coaching and officiating training programme over the summer providing advice and guidance on learning and playing the new rules.

Friday 21 June - Caterham School - 1pm - 3pm - Umpiring Workshop

Sunday 7 July - St Helen & St Katharine Clinic - 10am - 3pm - Coaching AM - Umpiring PM

Thursday 22 August - Queen Anne's Caversham Clinic - 10am - 3pm - Coaching AM - Umpiring PM

Thursday 29 August - Rendcomb College Clinic - 10am - 3pm - Coaching AM - Umpiring PM

Wednesday 4 September - England Lacrosse Head Office - 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Theory Session 

The coaching and umpiring programme will be looking at the following:

Coaching the Women’s 10-a-side Game

1. Coaching 6 in Attack

• Formations & set up

• The Building Blocks to a 6 Player Attack

o 2 player game

o 3 player game

o 4 player game

• Transition

o What will be different?

o Slow breaks

• Extra Player Attack

• Practices

2. Coaching the Defence

• Slide patterns

o early vs late

o Post up vs cross crease

• Backer defence

• To slide or not to slide that is the question?

Umpiring the Women’s 10-a-side Game

1. New FIL rules

• Key rule changes

• Key differences

• Clarification

2. Self-start

• Observation

• Review of footage