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Registration open for St. Joseph’s University men’s lacrosse camp, Showcase

Tuesday, 16th April 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Events, High School, Youth, Posted 4/16/13

Registration has begun for Overnight and Philly Showcase camps, a clinic and a Showcase, all hosted by the Joseph’s University men’s lacrosse program.

June 19-21: Overnight Camp, Grades 6 through 9St. Joseph's logo

Ages: Rising 6th-9th Grade Players
Dates: June 19-21, 2013
Price: $475 (Overnight), $415 (Commuter)

This camp is designed to help players of all ability levels improve their game with a specific focus on positional development. All four of the individualized programs run simultaneously. This ensures that after the teaching takes place you can put the new knowledge to work and test yourself in live game action!

The Division I Midfielder

The most important position in the game today…THE MIDFIELD; the Division I Midfielder is complete in all facets of his game. He can score, feed the ball, play defense, create transition opportunities, and do all the little things in between. We want to help young midfielders learn fundamental skills and tactics that will allow them to be successful all over the field. During camp attention will be given to all of the following areas:

Individual Defense – Stance, Footwork, Approach, Checking
Team Defense – Reading Dodgers, Slide Timing and Technique, Basic Defensive Systems
Between the Lines – F/O and Wing Play, Open Field Ground Balls, Dodging in Transition
Individual Offense – Shooting on the Run, Pressure Stick-work, Feeing on the move.
Team Offense – Reading Slides, Off-ball Movement, Basic Motion Sets.

Developing the True Attackman

In order to become a true attackman, one must possess the four main skill sets: feeding, dodging, off-ball movement, and shooting. Through a variety of different drills, our coaches will help you become a more accurate feeder, a quicker dodger, a smarter off-ball player, and an improved shooter. Our sessions will involve individual skill development focused on the fundamentals of the attack position. Each attackman will have the opportunity to showcase what he has learned in live game situations. Every day of camp will include full-field games and a touch of box lacrosse. More importantly, at the end of camp, each attackman will have a number of different drills that he can use on his own in order to become the true attackman!
$475 (plus 3% CC fee) – (Overnight) Attack

Defense from the Ground Up!

“Defense wins championships” and that is why developing your own individual skills are important. College defensemen are no longer the prototypical bulky, slow footed linemen. Now more than ever the college defensemen are more involved in every aspect of the game. We realize the need for individual instruction and we will cover every aspect of defensive play while creating a fun-filled experience for each camper. Daily games competitions will allow campers to apply the defensive concepts into live play!

Fundamental Focus Points:

The Art of Checking
Stick-work and Clearing
Footwork and Approach Angles
Navigating the Transition Game
Groundball Play
And Much More

August 4: “Last Chance Showcase”, Grades 9 through 11 (Class of 2014-16), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ages: Rising high school freshman-juniors (Class of 2014-2016)
Dates: August 4, 9am – 4pm
Price: $115


The Last Chance Showcase is an opportunity to for high school players to get one final look before the end of the summer recruiting period. With the NCAA recruiting quiet period beginning the day after camp, this is literally your “Last Chance” to be seen before summer recruiting screeches to a halt. This event is designed for elite players who have a specific interest in SJU, or simply those who simply want to get in front of college coaches one more time before the end of the season. The camp will be staffed entirely with DI, DII and DIII coaches who are looking for one more glimpse of high school talent before the start of the school year.

Elite Prospect Clinic

Ages: High School Class of 2014, 2015, 2016
Date: June 9, 2013
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Price: $115


Our prospect clinics are designed for elite caliber high school juniors (class of 2014) and sophomores (class of 2015) who are interested in playing at the college level. These single day, two-session, clinics provide the platform for each athlete to showcase their ability against top level competition, to gain insight into the life of a college lacrosse player, to learn about the recruiting process, while being instructed directly by the SJU coaching staff and players.

The first session is geared toward small group skill development and positional instruction. Between sessions lunch will be provided and the SJU coaching staff will present a recruiting seminar and program overview. The second session progresses into full field games. The afternoon session will be professionally video-taped and available for purchase.

What to Bring:

All lacrosse equipment (helmet, stick, gloves, arm pads, shoulder pads, mouth guard, cleats, turf shoes), water bottle.

$115 (plus 3% CC fee)

$115 (plus 3% CC fee)

The Boys Philly Showcase Camp

Ages: Rising high school freshman through juniors (Class of 2014, 2015, and 2016)
Date: June 16-18th
Price: $495


This camp was created for high school rising freshman, sophomores and juniors looking for the perfect blend of high level instruction and recruiting exposure in an overnight camp setting. If you want improve and be seen by college coaches at the same time, this camp is what you need.



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