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
o What will be different?
o Slow breaks
• Extra Player Attack
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
• Review of footage