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2018 Youth Winter Training

12/13/2017, 2:00pm EST
By AT

9 weeks of skill development and training

EDGE Lacrosse is pleased to offer a 9 week winter development program for players to train and develop in the off season!

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The winter development sessions will provide participants 1 hour of on field training along with 1 hour of fitness and strength training by certified trainers. Participants can expect small group training in a fast paced environment in order to maximize reps and touches. Players will focus on training and developing a variety of basic and advanced lacrosse skills. All sessions will be led and instructed by EDGE coaches. EDGE Lacrosse coaches are former/current NCAA/NLL players who have the desire to give back and coach the next wave of Canadian players. Following the on field training, players will participate in 1 hour of speed and conditioning training with RPM Fitness. Certified trainers will focus on lacrosse specific training to improve speed, strength, explosiveness, agility, footwork, and conditioning, Over the 9 week program, players can and will see improvement and growth in all areas of their lacrosse skill and knowledge. 

On Field Sessions Will Focus On:

Stick Work (Cradling, Triple Threat Position, Ball Protection, One handed-cradle)
Passing (Proper Mechanics, Passing on the run, Passing Accuracy)
Shooting (Overhand, On the Run, Outside/Inside Shooting, Shooting Velocity/Accurary, Shooting Mechanics)
Dodging (Variations: Split, Face, Question Mark, Roll, Rocker)
Defense (Theory and Positioning, footwork, stick checks - Poke/Lift/Slap)
Goaltending (Theory and Positioning, Angles, Arc, Technique, Passing)

Off-Field Sessions Will Focus On:
- Speed and Conditioning
- Lower, Upper and Core Strength
- Explosiveness and Reaction Time
- Agility and Footwork

If any questions regarding the winter training program, please do not hesitate to contact program director, Alan Tsang - a.tsang@edgelacrosse.com

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Dates:

Saturdays January 20th - March 17, 9am -11am

Ages:
2005 - 2008 (2009 may be accepted, please contact us)

Location:
Mentor College
40 Forest Ave, Mississauga, ON L5G 1L1
https://goo.gl/maps/oNWZ1UfG2iH2

Reminders:
Indoor field is turf, please bring running shoes or cleats
Please bring running shoes for the gymnasium
Full Equipment
Water

Founder of Next Level Lacrosse. Played NCAA DI Lacrosse at Bellarmine University. Graduated as the program's all time leader in goals scored, points and male athlete of the year in 2008.

http://www.nextlevellacrosse.ca/pages/staff/directors 

Defensive Coach - MJ Kiekebelt

2x All-American 
3x Empire 8 1st Team All-American 
Empire 8 Player of the Year
ECAC Player of the Year
338 career ground balls and 162 caused turnovers at RIT
Played in the MLL for the Hamilton Nationals
Asst.Coach at RIT for 2 seasons 2011 - 2013
Asst.Coach at Cornell University 2014 - 2015

Offensive Coach - Gianni Bianchin

2011 + 2012 Team Ontario National Champion
Trinity Pawling Prep School 2012
EDGE 2007 - 2012
University of Massachusettes

Bryan Campbell - Defense and Goalie Instructor

2017 Team Jamaica FIL World Championships
EDGE Coach 4+ Years (2021 and 2023)
Brock University
Specializes in Defensive and Goalie Coach

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