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GAME SKILLS GOALKEEPER


WHAT IS IT? This is a critical position requiring special skills,


protective equipment and a big stick with a deep pocket.


WHEN games and practices WHERE in the goal circle


WHO courageous athletes with quick hands and good eye-hand dexterity


WHY to stop the ball from entering her team’s goal


FUNDAMENTALS


STANCE A goalkeeper should have her feet shoulder-width apart with her knees and elbows bent.


BODY MOVEMENT A goalkeeper should step toward the ball. She may stop the ball with her hand, body or stick when she is within the goal circle.


DEVELOPMENTAL U9 - Goalkeeper optional U11 - Goalkeeper optional U13 - Goalkeeper required U15 - Goalkeeper required


Teach the shooting angles in practice in front of the goal to help goalkeepers block more shots and to help attackers take better shots.


STICK Both hands are on the stick extended to make the save, then “give” as the ball lands in her stick.


COMMUNICATION The goalkeeper needs to help her teammates by telling them where the ball is.


PLAY SAFE


Goalkeepers should always get their bodies behind the save, in case the ball bounces out of their stick.


If the ball carrier goes behind the goal circle, the goalkeeper should stay in front of the open net and can face the player to mirror her as she moves around the goal circle.


The goalkeeper may stop the ball with her hand, body or stick when she is inside the goal circle.


Goalkeepers should always be properly equipped with lacrosse specific gear that fits properly and is in good condition.


84 GIRLS YOUTH RULES GUIDEBOOK


Goalkeeper must remain below restraining lines during the draw and may not shoot or score for her own team.


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