Instructions for a Lacrosse Over The Head Check

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Instructions for a Lacrosse Over The Head Check

This page provide details on how to throw an effective lacrosse "Over The Head" check. This is an advanced lacrosse stick check suited for tall lacrosse defensemen.

For other stick checks (i.e. wrap check), please visit the main Lacrosse Stick Checks section.

Tips & Instructions for Over The Head Check

  • This is an advanced and risky check as you can be called for striking your opponent's helmet.
  • Moreover, if this check does not work, you will find yourself out of position as your opponent runs past you.
  • This check is most effective for taller players. You can use your height to look down at your opponent and see his stick. Therefore, you are more likely to hit his stick with this check.
  • Members - Add step-by-step instructions here.

Instructional Video for the Lacrosse Over The Head Check

Demonstration Video for the Lacrosse Over The Head Check

Demonstration Video for the Lacrosse Over The Head Check





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