Boys Lacrosse Training Camp at King School in Stamford Connecticut

King School, Stamford Connecticut

Stamford, CT 06905


Overview

The King School Summer Institute is proud to announce that they will host GameBreaker Lacrosse this summer. This camp is open to boys ages 6-16 with a half-day option from 9:00 to 12:00 for players ages 6-9 and a full day option from 9:00 to 3:00 for boys ages 6 to 16. Campers will learn individualized stick skills, positional play and situational game play while engaging in fun contests, camp games and leadership activities. Come join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!

 

For Additional information please contact GameBreaker Lacrosse at Support@laxcamps.com or King Summer Institute's Brian Coughlan at bcoughlan@kingschoolct.org


About Our Coaches

Marc Saracino

Marc is the Head Coach at the King School in Stamford, CT. In his tenure as King's Head Coach he won the FAA Coach of the Year award twice, the FAA Championship and coached an All American Player. While at King Marc has also been involved with coaching multiple sports at both the youth and high school level. Marc is also one of Express North's Head Coaches and runs a multitude of camps and clinic's throughout the year.

 

 


Camp Details

Check in/out: All campers check in daily at 9:00 am. The full day campers will check out daily at 3:00 pm with our half day campers checking out at 12:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Our day camp is open to ages 6-16 with our Half-Day camp open to ages 6-10 and our Day camp open to ages 9-16. All ability and levels are welcomed.

Meals: Campers are to bring their own lunch to camp.

Day Camp


9:00 - Campers arrive and check in; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 - First Session - Individualized skill work
10:15 - Position specific training
10:30 – Break, team building and leadership events
10:45 – Unsettled situational game play
12:00 – Supervised group lunch, Half-Day Campers depart
12:45 – Camp games and team building events
1:00 - Team Concepts – Settled game awareness and play
2:00 - Team games – Scrimmages
3:00 – Daily review and award ceremony - Full-Day Campers depart

Morning Training Session 1

Fundamental Stick Work - Specialized stick routines involving box and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training

Defense - including a rotation of midfielders

Footwork – pivot, recovery and angles
Stick work – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – slide, recovery and on ball play

Attack 

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Riding – drop back, pressure and 10-man rides

Midfield

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Defensive Play – body positioning, field awareness and sliding

Goalie

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defensemen’s position and slides
Mechanics – placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement
Clearing – moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Face Off Specialist

Mechanics – footwork and body positioning
Outlets – pushing the ball to wings, communicating how and where they should go
Draw – speed work, counter moves and development of additional moves

Specialized Leadership Games and Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

Morning Training Session 2

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to each type of situation

2v1 Fast play from the ally, X and Y
Cross field 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Lunch

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the players position and the weeks on field technical activities

Afternoon Training Session 1

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield and LSM’s

1v1’s, 2v2’s 3v3’s, 4v4’s– from all positions on the field focusing in
on specific game philosophy’s, techniques and spatial awareness

Specialized Team Building and Leadership Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

Afternoon Training Session 2

Game Play -  Clear ride scrimmage, full field scrimmages, camp championship tournament, 7 vs 7, box lacrosse tournament

Daily Award Ceremony


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