Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/7/23
Are you training with a purpose, doing drills that translate to actual play, taking quality “reps”, learning new skill sets, or improving your lacrosse IQ in a competitive environment that will prepare you for the 2024 spring season? If not, the Performance Academy Elite HS Girls Invite Only Winter Group Training & 4v4 Games will focus on what you need to improve your overall game and prepare you for the upcoming season.
Each 90-minute session will start off with 45 minutes of advanced positional, group and situational training. The last 45 minutes will consist of 4v4 play in a controlled environment using 6×6 goals.
Goalie- clearing, outlook patterns, footwork, passing, eye hand coordination, playing the inside shot and outside shots, angles, and much more.
Attack & Midfield- shooting, dodging, footwork, vision, playing with and without the ball, understand spacing, being efficient with the ball, and much more
Defense- Footwork, approaches, angles, defending picks, communication, on ball and off ball play, stick work, shooting, stick protection, and much more.
Todd MacFarlane, Scottish National Men’s Team Assistant Coach, Episcopal Academy Girls Assistant Coach, US Lacrosse National Team Development Program Girls & Boys Evaluator/Coach, former Redwoods LC Assistant Coach in the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL), University of Pennsylvania and Maryland Men’s staff member and National Lacrosse League Professional (NLL)
Chris Collins, current Redwoods LC Defensive Coordinator and Assistant Coach (PLL), former Drexel University and University of Delaware Assistant Coach, Eight Year Major League Lacrosse Professional (MLL), Thirteen Year National Lacrosse League Professional (NLL), and US Men’s Indoor National Team Member.
Both Coach MacFarlane and Collins have worked with All-Conference, All- American, All-Pro and All-World players for more than 25 years and know how to improve their skill sets.
Saturdays from 2-3:30pm
December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, and 10
Location: Steelyard Sports Arena- 538 Swedeland Rd, King Of Prussia, PA 19406
Requirements For Program
- Accomplished HS varsity player (All League, State, Conference, Region)
- Started on a highly ranked club team.
- Has committed to an NCAA program or is actively being recruited.