6U (mini-tyke)


Mini Tyke is for kids aged 5 and 6 years old.

The purpose of the Mini Tyke league is to introduce, emphasize, and develop the fundamental skills of lacrosse. The focus of practices as well as games is to promote an environment that encourages participation, skill development, and overall enjoyment of the game.

 The Mini Tyke program follows the guidelines as set forth by the Canadian Lacrosse Association Long Term Athlete Development Plan.

The format for Mini Tyke will be:

  • Session times - 45min
  • 15 minute warm-up / skills - 15 minute game - 15 minute skills session
  • Running time
  • Players on floor for 3 minute intervals during the 2 x 15min period games.
  • Play the width of the floor
  • Contact Rule is ‘equal pressure‘
  • No referees - coaches manage the floor
  • No penalties - stop when necessary to explain infractions
  • The fall back rule applies when the goaltender is in possession of the ball. All defensive players must enter the neutral zone where they must wait until the ball crosses the restraining line.  

The purpose of the Mini Tyke league is to introduce, emphasize, and develop the fundamental skills of lacrosse. The focus of practices as well as games is to promote an environment that encourages participation, skill development, and overall enjoyment of the game.

 

 

 

 

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