ELEV8 Scoop

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.

WHY SCOOP?

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!

Details

AGES : 

5 – 13 yrs

 

SCHEDULE

SCOOP 1

Tuesdays  – January 17 – February 21, 2023

 

TImE: 

6:00 – 7:00 pm

 

LOCATION: 

Calgary Soccer Centre  

Annex Building – Charlie Field

 

COST: 

$239.99 + GST & Transaction Fee

 

Registration Opens 

November 23, 2022

 

ELEV8 SCOOP CURRICULUM

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.

ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT 

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.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

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

scoop includes

Program Director

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.

Professional Profile

INSTRUCTORS INCLUDE

Bob was drafted 16th overall in the 2010 NLL entry draft by the Philadelphia Wings and today currently plays with the Vancouver Warriors of the NLL.  

Professional Profile

Dan is a two time NLL Champion, and ELEV8 Lacrosse Director of CLASSROOM Lacrosse.

Professional Profile 

location information

Calgary Soccer Centre

Annex Building – Charlie Field

Calgary, Alberta