If you’re like many parents of children who are new to lacrosse, you might not know the difference between slashing and screening. As you start attending games, interacting with other parents and talking with your child about his new sport, you’ll want to know the most common rules and terminology.
The following is a list of basics you should know as a lacrosse parent.
THE AIM OF THE GAME
Like basketball, soccer and hockey, lacrosse is a game of two goals, with teams trying to score by getting their ball into the opposing team’s net.