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Updated listing of Philly boys’ lacrosse training & clinics

Sunday, 11th September 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Clinics, Club, Events, High School, Training, Youth, Posted 9/11/11


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Skill Sessions at United Sports; Sundays starting September 11. Six 1-hour sessions, the perfect amount of time to sharpen the essential skills needed to be a competitive lacrosse player. Skill sessions are ideal for beginner to intermediate players. Each session will focus on a different set of skills or concept, but all fundamental skills will emphasized each session. Contact Keith Jacoby, for more information.
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The Duke’s Lacrosse Club has revised its schedule for the annual Ricky Whelan Developmental Program clinics. The first clinic was held Sunday, Sept. 11; all remaining clinics are as follows:

*Saturday, Sept. 17, 2:30-5 p.m. at Shipley School’s new turf field on Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr. (walkup candidates should try to arrive at 2:15 to avoid long lines). Parking should be available off of Montgomery avenue entrance.

*Sunday, Sept. 25, 4-6 p.m., Harriton High (walk-ups at 3:30)
*Saturday, Oct. 1, 2:30-5 PM at Shipley School.
Parking should be available off of Montgomery avenue entrance.
*Sunday, Oct. 9, 4-6 p.m. Harriton High
*Sunday, Oct. 16, 4-6 p.m. at Harriton High.

Walkup registration is $85 per Sunday or $510 for six Sundays. Checks should be made out to: 141 LACROSSE, Jason Christmas, 214 Maple Terrace, Ardmore, PA, 19003

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

Black Bear Lacrosse has teamed with West Chester Lacrosse to present a FREE boys clinic at Kelly’s Field on Saturday, September 17th from 3:30 – 5:30. Top coaches and current and former pro players will run the program. Players from 6 to 14 years old are invited. Space is limited, register at to save your spot!

The Logan Schweiter benefit/fundraising clinic for all elementary school and middle school age boys, Sunday, September 18, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Wilson Park. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. A donation of $25 is suggested. The clinic will be run by Dave Metzbower, Malvern Prep coach, Peter Scott, CYL coach, and Conestoga High School lacrosse players. On July 25, Logan was caught under water in a flooded creek. He was pulled out, resuscitated and taken to Bryn Mawr Hospital and then later transferred to CHOP. To help with the many injury-related expenses not covered by insurance, a fundraising campaign in Logan’s honor has been established with National Transplant Assistance Fund (NTAF). NTAF is a local nonprofit that has been assisting the transplant and catastrophic injury communities for more than 28 years. All donations are tax-deductible and are administered by NTAF for injury-related expenses only.
Checks should be made payable to: NTAF Mid-Atlantic Traumatic Brain Injury Fund, note: In honor of Logan Schweiter. For more information and to register:

2011 Fall Lacrosse Instructional Clinics for boys in grades K-8, Sept. 18 – Oct. 9, at The Haverford School Sessions run from 1:00 pm – 3:00 PM. 4 Sunday sessions: September 18, September 25, October 2, October 9. $225 fee or individual session cost of $60/session.

Lacrosse players get better by playing in game situations and learning key components to excel. Whether it is playing game after game or being individually coached with demonstrations and instruction, each player will be taught the skills necessary for success.

Each two hour session will include include 1 hour of positional instruction (attack, defense, midfield, goalie) and 1 hour of games; designed to improve technique, and game skills. Sessions will include but are not limited to: dodging, shooting, feeding, checks, defensive positioning, slides, and stick skills. There will also be special sessions for goalies and face-off men. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff will provide you with the skills and confidence needed to take your game to the next level.
If you have any questions please email:,

Elite Defense Academy with Brett Moyer; Monday Nights starting September 19 at United Sports. Training and comprehending the “Team Defense” concepts while acquiring the skills to become a master defender. Contact Brett Moyer, with questions about the Academy. Program consists of 5 – 1.5-hour sessions, 2 divisions; 5th-8th grade (5:30-7:00pm) and 9th-12th grade (7:30-9:00pm).
Relentless Lacrosse Website:
Program Website:

Boys Lacrosse Academy at United Sports; Thursday Nights starting September 22. The Academy curriculum has been developed by the Relentless Lacrosse staff to challenge participants. Receive training by current and former professional lacrosse players. Contact Keith Jacoby, for more information.
Relentless Lacrosse Website:
Program Website:

Warrior/Brine free coaches clinic Sunday Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the St. Paul’s School in Baltimore, MD. The clinic will feature many top coaches in the sport and will cover the following areas: Man Up Offense, Developing Goalies, Man Down Defense, Practice Drills, Transition Drills, Face Off Drills, Settled Offense, and drills for younger player development. Coaches providing instruction are: Dave Metzbower (Malvern Prep, former longtime assistant at Princeton), Dave Cottle (Chesapeake Bayhawks), Charlie Toomey (Loyola), Shawn Nadelen (Towson), Don Zimmerman (UMBC), Jay Dyer (Johns Hopkins Strength and Conditioning), Alex Smith (Team USA /Bayhawks/Delaware alum), Bryan Kelly (Calvert Hall), and Rick Brocato (St. Paul’s School). The clinic, free to all levels of coaches, will also feature on-field interactive clinic with demos from professional players and lunch. RSVP to

Lehigh Boys Fall Lacrosse High School Elite Clinic for Juniors, October 23, 1:00pm-5:00pm, Lehigh University Goodman Athletic Campus.

This clinic is designed for elite level high school juniors. It will allow for the athletes to compete against top level competition while working with the Lehigh coaching staff and players. The day will start with small group positional skill work and progress into full field games. The Clinic will be capped at 75 players to maximize player experience.

Players need to bring: Lacrosse equipment (helmet, stick, gloves, arm pads, shoulder pads, athletic supporter, mouth guard, cleats, turf shoes), water. Clinic Fee $100.

To register: or for more info call 610-758-4392 or email

Old School Lacrosse Winter Lacrosse Training starts Dec 4th at the Phelps School Indoor Field house, Malvern. December 4th will be an evaluation date. Following evaluation you will be notified of what session to attend. Sessions will be broken down by skill level. Dates are Dec, 4, 11, 18, Jan. 8,15,22,29, Feb. 5,12. Sessions are either Session #1- 3:30-5pm or Session #2 -5-6:30pm. Fee: $400 (Only “30” spots available for each session).

Old School Winter Lacrosse Training will give you the tools needed to prepare yourself for the up-coming season. Training will consist of Stick Skills, Offensive/Defensive, Strategies/Positioning, controlled scrimmages and more.

Players need to bring: full lacrosse equipment, mouth guard, cleats, running shoes, sweat top and bottom, shorts, t-shirt, reversible practice tank-top.

Staff: Dave Metzbower, Head Coach Malvern Prep. Todd MacFarlane, Athletic Director The Phelps School. Adam Muller, Head Coach Avon Grove Youth Organization. John Nostrant, Head Coach and Athletic Director Haverford School. For more information:

Old School Lacrosse Pre-Season Combine, December 28-30, from 9am-3pm with an hour for lunch, at The Phelps School Indoor Field house, Malvern. Fee: $300 (Only “40” spaces available).

This fast paced, intense Pre-Season combine will separate you from the competition. The Combine will offer Stick Skills, Speed and Conditioning, Offensive/Defensive Strategies/Positioning, Plyometrics, Weight room workouts, Agility Training, College Recruiting Information/Preparation Awareness.

Players need to bring lunch, full lacrosse equipment, mouth guard, cleats, running shoes, sweat top and bottom, shorts, t-shirt, reversible practice tank-top

Staff: Dave Metzbower, Head Coach Malvern Prep. Adam Muller, Head Coach Avon Grove Youth Organization. Todd MacFarlane, Athletic Director The Phelps School. For more information:


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