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Sweetlax Academy

October 3, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Boys Grades 5 - 12

REGISTER HERE

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The Sweetlax Academy is for high-motivated lacrosse players driven to take their game even higher. Our program matches a player’s intensity with small-group, position-based instruction built on Division I training curriculum.

Players in grades 6-8 are welcome to register. We will be splitting players up accordingly.

October 3, 24, 31 | Sundays

AGES: Boys Grades 5-12

LOCATION: The Lax Ranch, Daniel Island

TIME: 12:00 - 1:15

COST: $35 per session or $95 for all

REGISTER

CURRICULUM:

Our curriculum is position-specific and is based off college-level training. Players will be challenged each day and work on the skills necessary to become elite at their respective position.

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BY POSITION

Attack

• Advanced stickwork for the complete attackman

• Getting to the island and scoring

• Crease play: cutting and finishing.

• Dodging through change of direction at X and on the wing

• Creating space from your defenseman

• Feeding technique and accuracy

• Time and room shooting

• 2-man games

• Mastering playing without the ball

Defense

• Advanced stickwork for the complete defenseman

• Approaches: behind, wing and up top

• Nothing Top Side: playing the arc

• Shutting down wing dodges

• Fire, Fill and Find: sliding and recovering

• Defensive ground balls and escapes

• Checks: what and when to throw

Midfield

• Advanced stickwork for the complete midfielder

• Dodging to create space through change of direction

• Feeding technique and accuracy

• Crease play: cutting and finishing

• Defensive approaches and short-stick defense

• Time and room shooting & shooting on the run

• Mastering sliding & recovering

Goalie

• Advanced stickwork for the complete goalie

• Tracking the ball and hand-eye quickness

• Footwork, angles, and positioning

• Making saves on island shots and time and room shots.

• Leading a Defense: communicating Fire, Find and Fill.

• Get the Break Going: outlets and starting transition.

• Tennis ball & reaction ball training

FACEOFF

• Advanced stickwork for the complete midfielder

• Feeding technique and accuracy

• After the Draw – the tough ground ball

• Defensive approaches and short-stick defense

• Shooting on the run

• Eyes on the prize: playing offense in transition

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SCLA'S LACROSSE RANCH

1651 Oak Leaf St, Charleston, SC 29492

DIRECTIONS

FROM MT. PLEASANT:

  • Take 526 towards North Charleston/Savannah
  • Exit Daniel Island #24
  • Continue 1.3 Miles on Seven Farms Drive to Daniel Island Drive (Pass Governors Park on left, Publix on right, Family Circle Tennis Center on left)
  • At 3rd light turn left onto Daniel Island Dr (Providence Baptist Church on Right/Holy Cross Episcopal Church on left)
  • Continue 1.1 Miles to Oak Leaf St (Pass 5 stop signs, Berkeley County Library, Daniel Island School & Smythe Park/Lake)
  • Turn Right onto Oak Leaf St and continue past the Crows Nest Community Pool.
  • Turn Left at the end of Oak Leaf St. The Lax Ranch will be located on your right after 4 fields.

*Parking can be found alongside the road before you reach the fields and in front of the field 1.

CONTACT

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR