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Boys Lacrosse Camp
Learn or improve your lacrosse skills in this five-day camp with local coach John Long, assisted by other coaches. The “fastest game on two feet,” lacrosse is the oldest team sport in North America and was originally played by Native Americans. Players will work on skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship with scrimmages each day.
This camp is designed for beginners and seasoned players. Players will be grouped by skill level, and mentoring will be used to benefit the new and the skilled in this fun, positive environment.
Skills to be covered include:
• Cradling • Passing • Throwing
• Rules • Shooting • Groundballs
• Body Positioning
• Goaltending (angles and stick & body positioning for goal)
• Live Game Positioning and Strategy (defensive and offensive set-ups)
Helmet, Stick, Mouth guard, Cleats (not metal), Shoulder pads, Protective jock strap, Sneakers
John Long, head coach, serves as President of the Litchfield Hills Youth Lacrosse Association and is an eighth-grade English teacher. He has coached both boys and girls and hopes to interest many more children in this sport.
Water and nut-free snacks provided.