Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/10/20
Registration is open for the Torque Lacrosse Academy at Exeter Fieldhouse in Reading. The Academy is led by Jake Plunket, Muhlenberg College head coach.
The Torque Lacrosse Academy provides progressive and position specific training for lacrosse players looking to take their game to the next level. The training is specialized toward developing specific skills, teaching advanced techniques, and providing them with a foundation to build on.
Torque was designed to break down bad habits, stress the fundamentals, and adopt the advanced training methods and mechanics of lacrosse. Through individualized instruction, our players will receive elite level coaching, designed to help them reach their full potential.
TORQUE LACROSSE ACADEMY DETAILS
Position Specific Training Opportunities
(limited number of spots per age group)
Defensive Instruction (60 minute sessions)
Foot speed, defensive stance and positioning, and footwork training
Defensive stick checks and takeaways
Team defensive strategies and concepts, communication, slide and recoveries
Ground ball training and stickwork
4 Sessions (Thursday’s 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3) @ 7:00pm
*players will be grouped by age
Face-Off Instruction (60 minute sessions)
Introducing the rules of the face-off position, the changes to the position, and adapting skill sets and techniques for individual strengths
Developing face-off stance, mechanics, techniques, hand speed, and advanced concepts
Teaching effective face-off moves, counters, tricks, and strategies for success at the X
4 Sessions (Thursday’s 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3) @ 8:00pm
*players will be grouped by age
Shooting Instruction (60 minute sessions)
Instruction on the proper shooting technique, mechanics, and efficiency to improve power, speed and accuracy for offensive minded players
Developing footwork, agility and foot speed
Teaching progressive dodges and concepts for creating separation from an opponent
4 Sessions (Tuesday’s 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22) @ 7:00pm
4 Sessions (Tuesday’s 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22) @ 8:00pm
NEW! Developmental Instruction (60 minute sessions)
Focusing on the mechanics of passing, catching, cradling and footwork.
Working on the fundamentals of dodging and shooting, defensive stance and technique, and ground ball skills.
Developing offensive and defensive strategies to build overall lacrosse IQ and knowledge of the game.
2 Sessions (Thursday’s 11/12 and 11/19) @ 6:00pm
Cost: Developmental Grad Years 2029-2031 – $40
Youth Grad Years 2025-2028 – $150
High School Grad Years 2021-2024 – $175
(ALL PLAYERS RECEIVE A TORQUE LACROSSE GATOR MASK)
Giveaways and prizes!
** Additional Small Group Torque Instruction **
(5:1 player/coach ratio)
Available Upon Request
Torque Lacrosse Academy – Position Specific Training
4401 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, PA 19606
Meet Coach Jake Plunket
*Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Muhlenberg College
*Co-Director of Blak Widow Select Lacrosse
*Division I Men’s Lacrosse Player at Syracuse University
*Team Captain and Two-Time Division I National Champion
*Professional Player for Rochester Rattlers and 2008 MLL Champion
*Inducted into Homer Central High School (NY) Athletic Hall of Fame