mesa youth boys
3rd thru 8th grade
5 practices - Sunday's in mid-September thru mid-November
Winter Skills Sessions/Box Practices - Field Players & Goalies are Separated
Sunday's in mid-December thru mid-February
Field Players - The Winter Skills Sessions are all about improving each player's individual skills and lacrosse IQ through high reps in order to maximize touches at full speed. Depending on the age group, the Winter Skills Sessions may be supplemented with Box Practices and 1 box tournament. Box principles are taking over the outdoor game. Watch any college game these days and you will see the indoor game woven into almost every teams’ schemes. In order to compete with the Canadians, American players must learn and adopt these principles.
Goalies - These sessions will focus on the technical aspects of the position - stepping, arc play, getting their hands vertical, turns, alley shooting, in tight shooting, pipe play, clearing, wall ball drills.
5 practices - Sunday's in mid-March thru mid-May
2 play days
10 practices - weekdays in late-June thru mid-July
3 tournaments - the 3rd grade team will play in 2 tournaments