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LEARN 2 LAX | Beginner Level Lacrosse Clinic

AGE:  6-9 and 10-13 years old

 

SESSION 1:
Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec. 1, 8, 15

Boys: 1:00 pm. Girls: 3:00 pm

 

COST:  $135.00

SESSION 2:

Dec. 22, 29; Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9 

Boys: 2:00 pm. Girls: 2:00 pm

COST:  $150.00

LOCATION: Teamworks Northborough

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This is the perfect introduction to the sport of Lacrosse!

The goal of this program is to teach the basic skills of lacrosse in a fun, high-energy environment and share our passion for the game of lacrosse.

Our experienced staff specializes in working with new players to introduce the skills necessary to be a successful player and then reinforce those skills through activities and games.  

Questions? Contact Chris Widelo at chrisw@xcellax.com

Program Overview

Basic Stick Skills

- Players will learn how to properly hold the stick and position thier hands to cradle the lacrosse ball

- Players will learn how to move with the ball through the use of the cradle at different speeds and directional change

Picking Up/Scooping Ground Balls

- Instruction on the basic techniques to scoop up balls that are on the ground and transition to a cradle

- Players will learn the basic communication used by teammates during a ground ball situation and the overall importance of communication in the game of lacrosse

- Ground ball activities and games will be used to reinforce goundball techniques

 

Catching and Throwing

- Coaches will demonstrate the proper hand position and technique for catching and throwing.  Players will mirror their actions

- Coaches will work with players to develop the proper catching and throwing techniques including hand and arm position, upper body movement and footwork

- Players will participate in drills to work on this skill both stationary and on the move

Shooting

- Like throwing, coaches will demonstrate the proper hand position and technique for shooting

- Proper hand and arm position along with upper body rotation and footwork will be emphasized

- Players will participate in shooting drills that incorporate previously learned skills too

Dodging

- Coaches will introduce ways for the ball carrier to elude their opponent using a skill called dodging

- Players will work on the footwork, stick work, and body movements that result in a successful dodge

- Face dodge, roll dodge, and split dodge will be introduced in addition to teaching change of direction and variation of speed

 

Defense

- Coaching staff will introduce the basic concepts of individual player-to-player defense

- Players will work on proper stance, footwork, body position and defensive techniques 

- Players will be guided as to the basic rules of playing defense with an emphasis on safety and the use of body posititioning over checking

Wrap-up

- This is the chance for players to show the cumulative skills they have learned over the session

- Activities and games will be used as an opportunity for players to show off what they have learned

- Players will be divided into teams based on size and ability for a few rounds of QUICKLacrosse

 

Location and Directions

 

TEAMWORKS NORTHBOROUGH

185 Otis Street
Northborough, MA 01532

Teamworks is conveniently located off of Route 9 in Northborough, between Worcester and Framingham.  This  70,000 square-foot indoor facility features a non-boarded turf field and 3 boarded turf fields.

www.teamworksnorthboro.com

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