Mass Maritime Boys Lacrosse Camp

Massachusetts LAX Training at Mass Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA


Overview

GameBreaker is excited to announce that we are going to hold a boys lacrosse camp at Mass Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, MA. Campers will have the opportunity to train with our elite level coaches. Campers will enjoy playing on the school's athletic fields and staying in the dorms on campus.


About Our Coaches

Matthew Colombini

Matt Colombini is entering his fifth season as the Head Coach of the Emerson Lions Men's Lacrosse Team.  Coach Colombini came to Emerson after serving as the assistant coach at Colby College in Waterville, ME.  Prior to Colby, he was the assistant and subsequent interim head coach at Wheaton College.

Colombini led the Lions to their first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Victory in 2019, defeating the Wheaton Lyons 8-7 in overtime.

Colombini attended Ursinus College in Pennsylvania where he studied history with a minor in coaching and secondary Education. While at Ursinus Colombini played Goalie for their varsity lacrosse team and was named to the 2011 All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Team.


He is well versed in the NEWMAC Conference and will bring excellent expertise, insight and enthusiasm to the program.  We are extremely fortunate to have someone of his character and caliber to lead the lacrosse program to an elite level in the highly competitive NEWMAC Conference.


Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check in at 12pm on the first day of camp and Check out at 12pm on the last day. On the second and third day of camp the extended day campers will arrive at 8:45am and get picked up at 9:00pm.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to boys ages 8-16, all ability levels welcomed.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers will be provided with all meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Extended day campers will be provided with Lunch and Dinner

Camp Overview 

Developmental 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

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

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

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

Daily Award Ceremony

*Curriculum Varies Per Location and Director*

*For Sample Times of Daily Schedule, Visit Highlights Page*


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Edward Cox. -Camper

I loved the shooting drills the coaches put us through and it was cool attending camp with my teammates from home.

reviews-10 James McCormick

It was pretty cool to be able to compete with other players from across the state. It really brought out my competitive spirit and helped me get better!

reviews-10 Louis Begley. -Camper

I think I really improved my passing and my general IQ of the game. I feel that I understand the game better now and can\'t wait to play for my team back home.

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