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... two teams compete against each other with the aim of having scored more goals than the opposition at the end of a certain time period… don’t worry I’ll tell you a little more about the rules etc a little bit further on! Lacrosse prides itself on being, “the fastest ... Read review

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Community Level 2wease

wease

Britains Best Kept Secret

AdvantagesFast, fluent game, Fab to watch, Fab to play, England got the Bronze at the last World Cup

DisadvantagesNowhere near enough support in the UK

"...a pretty good op on lacrosse in this category, but it’s my sport so I simply cannot leave this ciao stone unturned! However, I am going to talk specifically about ladies lacrosse. So, erm unfortunately, I think some of you will at this precise point in time be saying, “Um lacrosse? That’s the one with the… er the, oh you know that ball thing…” Sadly I have to say you are not alone and I do spend a fair amount ..." Read review
30.07.2002

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Community Level 2Natalie

Natalie

Visit Women's Lacrosse World Cup 2001

AdvantagesEntertaining to watch, fun, fast, furious, skilful game!

DisadvantagesNot given enough coverage on TV/Radio/Sports programmes

"Lacrosse is one of the most under-rated sports in England, whilst it has become the fastest growing sport in the US. This year sees England host the Women's Lacrosse World Cup 2001 at High Wycombe. Incase you are unfamiliar with Lacrosse, here is a brief overview. If you just want information surrounding the World Cup, please scroll down... THE (UNOFFICIAL) HISTORY Created in the 1400's by Native American Indians, Lacrosse was originally called ..." Read review
03.07.2001

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Community Level 1Deef11

Deef11

Lacrosse for beginners

AdvantagesFast, fun, easy to learn

DisadvantagesSome fitness required!

"Lacrosse is a lot of fun. It is easy to pick up the basics, but it takes time and practice to get very good. Men's lacrosse is not as well partcipated in, however there are some clubs around the country and that number is growing. I am a member of the University of Birmingham Lacrosse Club. Great people, very socialable. For complete beginners:- Lacrosse originated in America and was invented by the native americans. It was playd over large ..." Read review
23.11.2002

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Great way to stay fit and have fun
Injuries can happen (*)
promotes confidence and discipline
high cost of travelling expenses (*)
It's non-stop action and not violent like boxing
Very little coverage on Television (*)
Very Fun, You will laugh out loud, a once in a life time bucket list item!
It's over quickly, and not nearly as extreme as you anticipate, also very weather dependent (*)
Unbelieveable, Feel likes your an angel
Absolutely Nothing (*)
It's just sick
Lots of rules (*)
Cheap and cheerful, easy for beginners, 2-in-1 efficiency
low quality for more serious users (*)
Thoroughly exciting, the sense of freedom is awesome
Costly and dangerous unless you are sensible (*)
all can play, great exercise adn skills developement
kit prices this side of the Atlantic ,still seen as a kids sport, and UK weather lol (*)
Extremely energetic, fun and excellent form of exercise
A few risks of injury if appropriate care is not taken (*)
Helps hand-eye co-ordination, a sport that less able-bodied children can take part in
Can be a bit noisy (*)
Healthy, Reasonable costs, Good social life
Can become addictive (*)
Great, hard-core workout
Depends on the instructor (*)
Great hobby
Can be costly (*)
Excellent Feel!
Price (*)
(*) Reviews by Ciao members