16 Characteristics of a Complete Women's Lacrosse Player
(Via US Lacrosse - http://www.uslacrosse.org/multimedia-center/blog/postid/441/16-characteristics-of-a-complete-womens-lacrosse-player.aspx)
Characteristics of a Complete Player
Speedy and quick.
Mentally and physically.
Equally strong with both hands.
Balance equals body control.
Respectful and eager to try new things.
- Student of the game
Learns every day.
Never satisfied and always looking to improve.
An aggressive decision-maker who’s not afraid to make mistakes.
Welcoming of new teammates.
Conscientious about health and nutrition. Respects her body, and understands what it takes to perform at a physical peak on a consistent basis.
Values team success over individual success.
Not afraid to express herself and get her teammates fired up. Understands the importance of communication on and off the field.
- Confident and self-assured
Recognizes when she’s good, but knows that there’s always work to do.
- Fundamentally sound
Understands the importance of being able to execute the fundamental skills—all the little things—well and consistently.
Uses criticism, comments and feedback constructively. Makes changes rather than excuses.
Not only has physical courage, but the moral courage to do the right things under challenging circumstances.