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Alex Hoppman's Keys to Powerful Lacrosse Shooting

Friday, April 1, 2005; Page D08

• Keep your feet on the ground. The popular, mid-air shot might be flashy, but a strong stance generates more power.

• Rotate the hips: Almost as if it were a golf swing, Hoppman starts his shot with his front shoulder facing the goal and follows through until his hips point at it.

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• Shoot overhand: Hoppman brings his right arm high over his shoulder and follows through toward the ground. "It's like pitching in baseball," he said.


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