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Cradle Lacrosse Training

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*NEW THIS YEAR! 

Haven Youth Lacrosse has partnered with NXT to bring Cradle Lacrosse to Little Panthers at Strath Haven Middle School.  

About Cradle Lacrosse

The Ultimate Introduction to the Sport

NXT's Cradle Lacrosse teaches basic lacrosse skills in a one-of-a-kind, unrivaled environment. Our six-week program focuses on building players' confidence through a unique curriculum that allows kids to be introduced to lacrosse in a fun, unique way. 

Strath Haven Middle School
200 S Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086

Why Cradle?

Don't have a stick? No problem! We provide all equipment, bring the energy and provide a professional, positive first experience! Cradle programs are run by enthusiastic staff who have been trained on our curriculum and are background checked.

CURRICULUM

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WEEK 1 | CRADLING & GRIP

• Learn grip and  cradling mechanics
• How to maintain control of the ball at different speeds

WEEK 2 | GROUND BALLS

•Learn proper ground ball form stationary and on the move
•Practice communication with teammates on the field

WEEK 3 | SHOOTING

•Learn power foot, telescope aiming, and following through
•Practice shooting, passing and catching 

WEEK 4 | DODGING

•Learn roll dodge, face dodge, and stutter step
•Use dodges to maintain possession against defense

WEEK 5 | DEFENSE 

•Learn proper defensive stance, footfire and agility
•Practice using footwork and communication

WEEK 6 | EVERYTHING!

•Review shooting, ground balls, defense, and cradling
•Wrap up with favorite Cradle games

Cradle Lacrosse
DIRECTORS
Marty Kupprion 2
Director of Boys Lacrosse
Marty Kupprion
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Manager of Girls Youth Lacrosse
Theresa Giunta
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