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AGE:  6-9 and 10-13 years old

DATES:  Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27; Dec. 4, 11, 18

TIME:  Boys:      Girls:     

LOCATION: Teamworks Northborough

COST:  $135.00

This is the perfect introduction to the sport of Lacrosse!

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

7 week program focused on introducing the fundamental skills needed to play the sport.

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

Only a lacrosse stick is needed to participate. No stick?  No problem!  We have a limited number of introductory lacrosse sticks for players to use for this program.   


Questions? Contact Chris Widelo at (508) 202-0546 or chrisw@xcellax.com

Program Overview

Week 1 - 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

Week 2 - 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


Week 3 - Catching and Throwning

- 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

Week 4 - 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

Week 5 - Dodging

- Coaches will introduce ways for the ball carrier to ellude 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 chaning of direction and variation of speed


Week 6 - 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

Week 7 - 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



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.


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