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LEARN 2 LAX | Beginner Level Lacrosse Clinic

AGE:  5-8 years old 

DATES: Saturdays, February 13, 20, 27


Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

COST:  $65 per player for 3 weeks

LOCATION: Sports Alley in Bellmore

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.  

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Questions? Contact Chris Widelo 508-202-0546 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


- 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


Location and Directions



2549 Merrick Road
Bellmore, NY 11710