ELITE SPORTS Lacrosse is the purest form of lacrosse training in the Northeast. Sponsored by Under Armour and ran by Elite Sports. The Elite Sports coaching staff are highly trained individuals who will be able to show your child new skills in the great game of lacrosse while providing a fun and safe environment.
Player Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced are welcome
Programs Offered: Boys Summer Lacrosse Camp, Girls Summer Lacrosse Camp, and Girls Summer Connecticut Elite Lacrosse AAU Travel Teams.
Lacrosse Fundamentals: An introduction to lacrosse basics for players who are brand new to the sport or have less than two years of experience. Participants will develop a broad base of introductory skills including how to cradle, scoop, pass, catch, and shoot. They will get to utilize these skills in game competitions that are designed to develop a love for the game in a relaxed atmosphere. The only required equipment will be a lacrosse stick.
Stickwork Skills: Designed for the advanced player looking to make dramatic gains, this class will focus on the development of stick skills through high repetitions. Players will work on developing both hands while playing wall-ball and in small group dynamic settings. They will also learn the fundamental techniques of shooting that will allow them to become effective shooters.
Attack: Focuses on the stickwork, shooting and dodging necessary to succeed at the Attack position. Class structure will include a content period followed by crossover time with our Defense class where Attack players will be able to put their skills to the test.
Group Work: Players will learn how to play both offense and defense in even and uneven game situations. Small field situations will allow higher reps while teaching game fundamentals.
Defense: Focuses on the skills necessary to succeed as a defender including defense specific footwork, positioning and stickwork. In addition, players will learn sliding and help defense concepts that will allow them to play effective team defense. Camp structure will include a content period followed by crossover time with our Attack class where Defensive players will be able to put their skills to the test.
Face-off: Focus on the important specialty position of face-off mid-fielders. Face-off mids will learn proper stance along with face-off techniques and counters.
All Around Midfielder: Built for the position that is required to do it all on the field. Players will spend time on stickwork, shooting, dodging, defense and overall situational play.
Shooting: Designed to improve on all aspects of your shooting including room and time and on the run. Structure will include a content period followed by crossover time with our Goalie class where the shooters will be able to put their skills to the test.
Goalie: Goalies will learn positioning, shot stopping techniques as well as communication and outlet passes. Structure will include a content period followed by crossover time with our Shooting class where the goalies will be able to put their skills to the test.
Scoring: Stick skills and techniques to allow them to become dangerous offensive threats. Players will learn how to become effective dodgers from both in front and behind the cage as well as off ball play. A major emphasis will be placed on fundamental and efficient shooting techniques both on the run and with room and time.