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Phila A's 8th Grade

Most players will have some prior experience training and competing at events. We believe this to be the best off-season training for field players. Our training is fast, physical, and intense; helping you develop into a complete two-way player.

Introducing the Phila A's

The NXT Box programs are all officially rebranding as the Phila A's! Varsity all the way down to the 3/4th grade team will now dawn the blue and red of the Phila A's.

While the jersey may be different, the best-in-class box experience remains the same. 

#PHILABOX

WHY BOX?

It’s fast, it's physical, it’s fun!

Expert coaching, an elite curriculum, and a best-in-class box experience is what you can expect with Phila Box. Our program is built around training while some are built around leagues or just game experience. In order to have success, you need ample training time to learn the proper techniques and strategy of the indoor game. Our mantra is we train more!

Box lacrosse is played in a fast-paced environment with a 30-second shot clock and smaller goals. You get far more touches and reps than in field lacrosse. These differences lead to better stick skills, quicker decision-making, and creativity. Defensemen are forced to play with short sticks and attackmen are forced to play defense. These scenarios ensure total player development. 

Our box teams will compete in regional events but our program is built around training and player development. We believe in having small rosters to have proper coach-to-player ratios. We believe this to be the best off-season training for field players. Learn to make quicker decisions, embrace contact, become a two-way player, and master the two-man game.

Clubs represented in 2020-21: Big 4 HHH, Brotherly Love, Black Widow, Freedom, Fusion, Mad Dog, Mesa, NXT LC, Rising Sons, Team Ten, United.

SAFETY

It is encouraged to have kidney pads that are not traditionally used in field lacrosse. Player safety is something we take pride in at NXT. We provide athletic trainers at every practice as the game is faster and more physical than field lacrosse.

PHILA A'S BOX EXPERIENCE

Not all box programs are created equal!

  • 12 practices with Tony Resch, Peter Lawrence, Nile Thompson, Adam Yee, Brett Manney, Doug Hughes, and Corey Shaffer
  • 3 Tournaments: Fusion Northeast Regional Box Lacrosse Tournament, East Coast Box Championships & Philadelphia Indoor Lacrosse Championships
  • Phila A's Box jersey & Helmet Included 
  • Girls are welcome to try out!
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PILC PHOTOS

Check out some action shots from our President's Day weekend at the Philadelphia Indoor Lacrosse Championships!

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