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FUNDAMENTAL PROGRAMS

Fundamental level skills training is for new to experienced players, ages 7-14.

ABOUT FUNDAMENTAL

Play Fast Training is NXT's fundamental-level program for girls who want to fine-tune their skills and elevate their game. Our professional coaches work with players through our the carefully-designed Play Fast curriculum that challenges all skill levels. 

The 8-to-1 player-to-coach ratio is designed to maximize quality reps. During each session, players engage in fast-paced, high-energy drills and small-sided games that reinforce concepts.

Play Fast Lacrosse Training in the fall, winter & spring seasons run 90 minutes in either 4 or 6-week blocks.

Play Fast Lacrosse Camps run each summer from 9 AM - 3 PM, Monday through Thursday in the greater Philadelphia area.

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WHO IS IT FOR?

Play Fast is perfect for beginner to intermediate level girls lacrosse players ages 7-14 who want to continue to develop their lacrosse skills. We break into groups by age & skill level to make sure all players are challenged.

  • Players from any team who want to keep their skills sharp in conjunction with their middle school and township seasons.
  • Play Fast is also the perfect continuation for Cradle Lacrosse alumni looking to expand their skill set. 
  • Play Fast is great for any middle school player who needs extra attention with specific skills!  
  • Play Fast challenges players who aren't seeing improvement with their township or school programs.
  • Play Fast is also ideal for experienced players looking to improve specific skills.  
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
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Stickwork

Rep it right! We break down proper stick mechanics and emphasize correct form both stationary and on the move.

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50/50 Situations

Embrace the battle! Learn strategy and form for winning ground balls and draw controls.

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Shooting & Dodging

Work on different ways to shake your defender and take your shot.

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Odd Man Scenarios

Learn man-up/man-down concepts and increase Lax IQ both on offense and defense.

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Footwork & Communication

Think fast! Rep footwork, agility and change of direction while focusing on defensive communication.

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Possession

Its all about timing! Learn how to be an effective teammate, work off-ball, create space and get open.

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WHAT TO BRING

• Stick
• Goggles
• Mouthguard
• Water bottle

*Players will also receive a Play Fast lacrosse reversible

COACHES

Our coaches know the game and bring the energy!

They have experience playing in college, playing professionally, coaching high school, coaching at the collegiate level as well as having backgrounds as teachers and educators. All of our Play Fast Lacrosse coaches are PA 153 certified compliant and background checked.  

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FAQ

My daughter already plays on a team, will she be challenged?
• Yes.  We break into groups based on age and skill level.  Our coaches also are constantly evaluating groups and are happy to make adjustments throughout the course of a Play Fast program. 

My daughter has never played before, can l still sign her up for Play Fast?
•Yes. Players will get lots of reps working on individual skills and are in groups with players of similar skills and ability levels.  

 

My daughter wants to be in the same group with her friend, can you make sure they’re paired together?
•Of course, just let us know!

If we miss a session, is there a way to make it up?
•We handle these situations on an individual basis. In many seasons, we run multiple Play Fast sessions.  If you are unable to make one week, it is likely you can hop in to another session. 

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Kate Henwood
Executive VP of Girls Lacrosse
Kate Henwood
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