The lacrosse dodge is a fundamental skill of lacrosse. Developing good dodging skills is critical to the ability of your team to score. The goal of any dodge is to protect the stick for a pass or shot. All dodges share a common goal which is to keep the stick and ball away from the defender to set up your next move, be it a pass, or a shot.
There are many different types of dodges, but the thing they all have in common is that when you dodge you are trying to avoid the opponent. The dodge is an offensive attempt to evade the defense. There are many different dodges. Here are a few of the most popular:
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