NXT Enters Unprecedented Multi-Year Partnership with Nike
NXT has entered a five-year partnership with global sports leader Nike under which Nike will support NXT's elite Showcase events and the NXT Lacrosse Club.
This team will compete at the AA level in tournaments. 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. Learn to make quicker decisions, embrace contact, become a 2-way player, and master the 2-man game. Our Box teams have elite coaches, curriculum and events that will positively impact each player's overall experience. This team has 16 players + 2 goalies. Clubs represented: Bandits, Black Bear, Crabs, Dukes, Fusion, Freedom, Headstrong Quaker, IM3, Mesa, NXT, Phila Stars, Rising Sons, Team 11.
It’s fast, its physical, it’s fun!
We provide expert coaches, elite curriculum, goalie equipment and a best in class box experience. Not all box programs are created equal. Our program is built around training while some are built around leagues or just game experience. In order to have the success, we desire ample training time is required to teach players the proper techniques and strategy. Our mantra is we train more!
Box is fast paced with a 30-second shot clock, smaller goals and players get far more touches than in field lacrosse. These differences in the game lead to better decision making, learning to play in tight spaces, creativity and becoming the total lacrosse player. In field lacrosse, you have far more specialization whereas in Box you need to learn to play offense and defense. Defensemen are forced to play with short sticks and attackman are forced to learn to play defense. These scenarios are great for total player development.
Our box teams will compete in regional events but our model again is to train more. We believe in having small rosters to have proper coach to player ratios. 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.
We look forward to providing a best in class Box program this winter.
*Girls are welcome to try out
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