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Objectives

US Lacrosse’s objectives for lacrosse participants as related to contact:

  • Embrace contact in the men’s game as a part of the game.
  • Educate where contact happens in the men’s game, and how learning to accept impact can keep players safe.
  • Explain proper contact form and application to keep the play safe and legal.
  • Encourage drills and skills to be taught at all age levels based on the appropriate level of contact at that age group.
  • Educate players, coaches, and parents on the situations that occur around contact and how to discuss and handle them as they occur in the sport.