The program focuses on teaching basic fundamental lacrosse skills in an ideal learning environment for aspiring young lacrosse players. The program focuses on building players’ confidence utilizing an innovative curriculum in a positive and unique way through drills, games, and activities while having fun, learning basic lacrosse skills, and new concepts or refining skills to take players to the next level.
Perfect for players looking to try the game for the first time or return to practice some more!
A fun, dynamic and energetic program focused on introducing basic lacrosse skills, new concepts and refining skills to take players to the next level.
ELEV8 Scoop focuses on fun and playing lacrosse with your friends!
Bring your helmet, gloves and indoor running shoes, we’ll share our Warrior EVO Junior warp sticks or you are more than welcome use your own!
5 – 12 yrs
May 8 to June 12, 2024
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Optimist Athletic Park
5020 26 Avenue SW
$259.99 + GST & Transaction Fee
FUTURE SCOOP SESSIONS
Sep 4 – Oct 9
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Calgary Soccer Centre
June 17, 2024
ELEV8 SCOOP Outline
Scoop caters to beginners looking to discover the sport for the first time and advanced beginners will continue to develop fundamental skills and gain further confidence in lacrosse. There will be frequent changes of activities and predictable routines and that build basic movement and fundamental skills in the context of lacrosse. ELEV8 professional coaching staff offer lots of praise and reinforcement to keep players engaged. Players can expect non-stop active engagement, in a relaxed, inclusive, positive and fun environment! Achieved through stations, games and activities; 1:1 ball to player ratio including self-directed play.
Running, jumping, hopping, twisting, turning, stopping, starting, static balance.
Dynamic balance, bilateral coordination, throwing/tossing and catching away from body with either hand, flexibility, strength.
Introducing running with the ball, scooping, throwing, catching, cradling, exposure to all skills, experimentation, terminology.
Proficient at stick handling and scooping, Exploring and developing other fundamental lacrosse skills–catching, passing, shooting, cradling, dodging.
TACTICAL STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT
Experimentation with body, stick and ball in a defined space containing “special” areas (ie goal). Stopping, starting, changing pace, running to open space.
Developing 1v1 and 2v2 offence and defensive concepts, exploring 2v1 offensive and defensive concepts.
Bring your helmet, gloves and indoor running shoes, we’ll share our sticks or you are more than welcome use your own.
WHAT TO BRING
Geoff Snider, has played 19 Seasons of professional lacrosse. His complete dedication at all levels of the sport is both genuine and passionate. Geoff is compelled to assist ELEV8 student-athletes reach their maximum potential while creating enriched training and learning opportunities both on and off the field.
Optimist Athletic Park