This team will compete at the A or B level in tournaments. Most players will have some prior experience training and competing at events. You will be coached by former professional box coaches and players. Our training is fast, physical, and intense; helping you develop into a complete two-way player.
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, Mesa, NXT LC, Rising Sons, and Team Ten
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.
Not all box programs are created equal!
12 practices with Tony Resch, Peter Lawrence, Brett Manney, Scott Johnson, Adam Yee, Nick Taylor and Corey Shaffer
3 Tournaments: East Coast Box Championships, Best in Box & Philadelphia Indoor Lacrosse Championships
December & January Play Days with local clubs
Phila A's Box jersey & Helmet included
NXT continues to represent some of the best in lacrosse as 35 NXT boy’s club members earned all-league honors this season and 2 earned All-American honors. Overall, thirteen members of the Phila Stars, seven members of NXT 2021, eight members of NXT 2022, one member of NXT 2024, and six members of the Phila A’s box teams were named to various all-league teams.
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