Skill Level Descriptions


A player who is trying lacrosse for the first time or who is just acquiring the basic skills to play in a competitive situation. A beginner should work on fitness and basic catching, carrying, throwing and shooting skills.


A player who has acquired the basic skills and knowledge of the game. Having joined a team, and competed against other teams multiple times. An intermediate player should be able to run plays and understand how to play either or both offense and defense.


A player who possesses the skills of both the physical and mental game of lacrosse. An advanced player should be able to use both his dominate and non-dominant hand with equal skill. An advanced player will have years of experience playing at a highly competitive level and should be able to run plays, understand more complex in-game strategies and lead a team.