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Updated listing of Philly girls’ lacrosse training & clinics

Sunday, 11th September 2011

Categories Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Training, Youth, Posted 9/11/11


2011 Fall Girls Lacrosse Skills Sessions, Sundays for 6 weeks beginning 9/11/11
United Sports; 1426 Marshalton-Thorndale Road; Downingtown, PA 19335
Divisions & Times: (Beginner 12pm-1pm) (Developmental 1pm-2pm) (Advanced 2pm-3pm)
Six 1-hour sessions on our indoor turf surface are ideal for the beginner to intermediate player to sharpen the essential skills needed to be a competitive lacrosse player.
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Registration Deadline: September 2, 2011, Cost: $125/player

Lil’ Laxers Program For Boys & Girls ages 3-to-8 6 Week session begins Week of September 12, 2011; Offered Tuesday or Saturday.
Tuesday: Joeys 5pm-6pm; Boomers 5pm-6pm; Jacks 6pm-7pm Saturday: Joeys 9am-10am; Boomers 10am-11am; Jacks 11am-12pm
Divisions: (Joeys: Ages 3 & 4) (Boomers: Ages 5 & 6) (Jacks: 7 & 8}
United Sports; 1426 Marshalton-Thorndale Road; Downingtown, PA 19335
Six, 1-hour sessions aimed to develop your young child’s motor skills and basic lacrosse fundamentals in a way that is fun and positive.″>Click here for registration
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2011; Cost: $88/player

Free Motion Lacrosse Instructional Clinic, Saturday, Sept. 10, noon-2 p.m., at Mill Road Fields, Wayne, There is no fee and prior experience is not necessary to participate. The clinic is open to all rising 3rd – 8th grade girls of all abilities interested in becoming part of the fastest growing sport in America; as well as those players interested in learning more about our program. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis. U.S. Lacrosse membership is required. Will do our best to accommodate all players. Location: Mill Road Fields 1400 Mill Road Wayne, PA 19087

Tournament Select Clinics, designed for advanced youth players in grades 5th – 8th (grade entering as of September 2011). The clinics are ideal supplemental training for Motion Tournament Team players and/or elite players seeking to be identified for the “Girls In Motion” Tournament team program. Motion’s staff will provide intensive training emphasizing individual skill development and tactical (game-awareness) development.

Fall 2011 Tournament Select Clinics
Saturday, September 10 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 24 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Registration Fee of $30.00 per Player per Clinic , Location: Mill Road Fields 1400 Mill Road Wayne, PA 19087

Fall T/E SCOOP for 1st & 2nd Graders, Motion Lacrosse, three Saturdays in September and October, at Mill Road Fields, Wayne. Fun games and drills tailored to the beginner and advanced beginner lacrosse player, each participant will learn (and/or further hone) the ability to scoop, cradle, catch, throw and shoot. In addition to all the skills and drills development, participants will receive education regarding FUNdamentals of the game: player positions, field markings, rules of the game, and basic game strategy. Participants will really enjoy the creative ways they’ll learn about team play and the game of lacrosse. In addition to outstanding lacrosse instruction tailored to young children, Motion Lacrosse provides all equipment for each session. The equipment provided includes a stick with a soft, all-plastic head with a molded pocket and soft balls. The sticks are easy for youngsters to handle and allow more success with scooping, cradling and catching at young ages. The balls are soft plastic and are larger than regulation lacrosse balls, again providing greater ease of handling. Most importantly, the sticks and balls allow increased safety for young Scoopers versus regulation sticks and balls.

Fall T/E SCOOP for 1st & 2nd Graders
Saturday, September 17 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 24 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 1 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Registration Fee
of $60.00 total per player for all 3 sessions (Must register for all three sessions) Location: Mill Road Fields 1400 Mill Road Wayne, PA 19087

September Spectacular, run by the Lehigh University Women’s Lacrosse program, Sunday, September 18, at Lehigh University’s Ulrich Turf, 9:30 a.m. -2 p.m., Camp Weather Hotline: 610-758-3589, Rain date: Sunday, September 25th 9:30-2
Minimum of 6 field players PLUS a goalkeeper required.
With instruction featuring: Skills and strategy of team defense and team attack in half field game; Midfield transition including man-up and man-down situations
Cost $50 per player
Contact Kelley Putnam at 610-973-4125 or with logistical questions.
Contact Greg Strobel at 610-758-3589 or with registration questions.

Player Development Clinics, open to girls in 3rd – 8th grades (grade entering as of September 2011). Motion Player Development Lacrosse Clinics are for players of all ability levels, including beginners. Participants will be divided into groups with other players of similar age, skills, and abilities.

Fall 2011 Player Development Clinics
Saturday, September 24 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 15 12:00 pm -2:00 pm
Saturday, October 29 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Registration Fee of $30.00 per Player per Clinic Location: Mill Road Fields 1400 Mill Road Wayne, PA 19087


Goalie training by Stephanie Ellis for all levels and ages. Ellis was an All-American at Radnor High School and a Regional All-American at Penn State. Each GK will have: an individual evaluation, personalized coaching plan to improve, agility and speed work plans specific for goalies, emphasis on mental toughness. For info, contact 610.316.4798 or Email:


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