Cradling

The art of using the movement of the stick to maintain possession of the ball.

  • Two-handed cradling.
  • Top hand 2-3” below the stick throat, responsible for controlling.
  • Bottom hand relaxed on the butt end, responsible for protecting.
  • Palm-in palm-out movement of the top hand to create centrifugal force to keep the ball in pocket.
  • Keep elbow up to hide stick inside body for protection.
  • Allow arms to move similar to natural movement when running.