Player Development

Next Level Lacrosse is dedicated to the development of the individual player and introduction of lacrosse skills with our Little Laxers Program. Our program at Next Level focuses on high intensity training camps and clinics designed to refine skills and educate players. We utilize both block and random practice planning to ensure fundamentals and thinking skills translate into not just short term gain in practice but long term gains in your games and season play.

Next Level Lacrosse training is for all players or teams looking to take their game to the Next Level. All of our programming is designed to support low student to instructor ratio that allows for high repetitions and instructions during individual/positional portions of our training.

Lacrosse Player Development is at the core of Next Level Lacrosse's mission. Our commitment to nurturing individual players' skills and fostering a love for the game begins with our Little Laxers Program. This program serves as the stepping stone for aspiring lacrosse enthusiasts, where they embark on a journey toward becoming well-rounded players. We firmly believe that player development is a continuous process, and our approach is designed to cultivate excellence at every stage.

At Next Level Lacrosse, we recognize that excellence doesn't happen overnight. That's why our high-intensity Lacrosse Training Camps and clinics play a pivotal role in refining players' skills and knowledge. Through a carefully structured curriculum, we address both the physical and mental aspects of the game. Our training philosophy incorporates both block and random practice planning, ensuring that players not only grasp the fundamentals but also develop the strategic thinking skills necessary for long-term success.

The key to our success lies in our unwavering dedication to Lacrosse Player Development. We understand that lacrosse is not just a sport but a passion, and we are here to fuel that passion. With a low student-to-instructor ratio, our programs offer high repetitions and personalized instructions during individual and positional segments. The result? Short-term improvements that translate into enduring success on the field, both in games and throughout the season.

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Team and Organization Training (House League, Rep or Club Teams for Boys or Girls)

We work with each individual club to come up with a program that is right for you and your teams needs. House League: Working with beginners and house league programs we start by building sound fundamentals of the game for the players while also helping teach the game to new coaches. We will work with you on how to hold the stick, throwing and catching, proper shooting mechanics and defensive position. Rep Programs: We will work with you do lay a strong foundations of fundamentals of shooting,dodging, offensive and defensive skills, then we move onto more advance skills through game like situations.

  • Run Tryouts and Evaluations on floor
  • Evaluate Tryouts 
  • House League Player Development Programs
  • Rep Level Player Development, weekly programing ( Winter, Spring or in Season)
  • Pre Season Training Camps
  • Pre Provincial or Qualifier Training Camps
  • Specialty Clinics (Shooting and Dodging, Goaltending, Face-Off, Box, Field)
  • Game Film or in Game Player Analysis

Contact us directly for pricing and creating a program just for your organization. Please click on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page. 

Half day and Full day Lacrosse training camps for boys and girls

Half Day or Full Day Training Camps - Boys and Girls

Our full day training camp is designed to put the players through a full team practice and to show you what the Next Level looks like. You will then be grouped by positions and work in small groups on specific skills related to their position.

Over the lunch break the learning does not stop there. Players will have a 1-hour chalk talk that includes lacrosse philosophy and a theory seminar. At the end of the day, the team and each player will have individual meetings and be provided with the next steps so that you will know exactly what work you can to do to bring your game to the Next Level.

Next Level Lacrosse offers the best way to get a leg up on the competition and find out what it really takes to succeed.

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Individual and Small Group (Boys/Girls Field, Box lacrosse, Face-Off, Goalie)

There is not a better way to get the most dedicated coaching and instruction available to you or a small group. These sessions are designed to meet the needs of the individual or small group. Designed specifically for the offesive player looking to score more goals and improve their dodging and shooting ability or a program designed for the defense player who needs to work on footwork, throwing checks and working on 1V1's.

If your job is shutting the door and stopping the opposition from scoring we have a program for you to take your game to the Next Level. We work with you to meet your goals and improve at a very fast rate. We are able to work with you in a setting where nothing is missed and no shortcuts can be taken. If you really want to take your game to the Next Level, then this is the program for you.

Lacrosse Skills Taught:

Offesnce/Midfield/Attack: Proper shooting mechanics, different types of dodges, finishing in close and from the outside, shot selection, deception

Defence: positioning, footwork, loose balls, 1vs1 battles,throwing checks, defending from different areas on the field, stick skills

Goalie: Proper warm up, positioning,  stance/technique, rebound control, footwork

Face-Off: face-off warm up, rules/procedures, the Stance, face-off mechanics, moves and counters, grip, style, winning the ball, what to do after, groundball technique

  • CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A DATE AND TIME if you have any questions complete "Contact Us" form below
  • Purchase 5 sessions in advance and get one free, all sessions are a 1 hour time slot in Whitby.
  • Individual $75
  • 2 players $65 each
  • 3 players $55 each
  • 4 players $50 each

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Coaching Clinics and Training Manuals

We are available to help train and further educate any coaches within your program. We understand that many organizations rely on parent volunteers and that their technical knowledge of the game of lacrosse maybe limited, we are here to work with you to help your coaches help your players grow. We can work with you in practice planning, improving your technical knowledge of  lacrosse skills and help create a player development program for your entire season.

Coaching clinics can also include stick stringing and stick maintenance training.  

chalk talk session in training camps held during the lunch break

Lacrosse Training Camps

When it comes to taking your lacrosse skills to the next level, our Lacrosse Training Camps are the perfect platform for players of all levels. Our Full-Day Training Camps, available for both boys and girls, provide a comprehensive experience that simulates a full team practice. Participants not only get to fine-tune their individual skills but also experience what it means to elevate their game collectively.

One of the unique aspects of our training camps is the "chalk talk" session. During the lunch break, players engage in an in-depth discussion that delves into the philosophy and theory of lacrosse. This interactive session equips players with a deeper understanding of the game's nuances and strategic elements. It's not just about mastering physical skills; it's about comprehending the game on a cerebral level.

Furthermore, our camps conclude with individual meetings, ensuring that every player receives personalized feedback and a roadmap for their future lacrosse journey. We believe that knowledge is power, and by providing players with clear next steps, they can confidently work towards reaching their full potential. Next Level Lacrosse offers a holistic approach to Lacrosse Player Development, giving participants the tools they need to succeed.

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Lacrosse Coaching Clinics

At Next Level Lacrosse, we understand that coaching plays a pivotal role in nurturing talent and fostering a love for the game. Our Lacrosse Coaching Clinics are designed to empower coaches within your program with the knowledge and skills they need to guide players effectively. We recognize that many organizations rely on dedicated parent volunteers, and we are here to bridge the gap between passion and expertise.

Our coaching clinics encompass a wide range of topics, including practice planning, enhancing technical knowledge of lacrosse skills, and creating player development programs. We believe that a well-informed coach can make a significant impact on a player's growth, and we're committed to providing coaches with the tools they need to excel in their role. Additionally, our coaching clinics can also include stick stringing and stick maintenance training, ensuring that coaches are well-rounded in their understanding of the sport. Our aim is to not only develop exceptional players but also to cultivate exceptional coaches who can inspire and guide the next generation of lacrosse stars. With Next Level Lacrosse's coaching clinics, your organization can be confident that your coaches have the expertise needed to lead players to success on and off the field.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What can I expect from Next Level Lacrosse's Lacrosse Training Camps?

Our Lacrosse Training Camps offer a comprehensive experience for players of all levels. You can expect a structured program that includes full-day practices, small group sessions, and in-depth discussions during our unique "chalk talk" sessions. These camps are designed to not only enhance your individual skills but also provide you with insights into the strategic aspects of the game. Additionally, you'll receive personalized feedback and clear next steps during individual meetings at the end of each camp, helping you to take your game to the next level.

Q2: Are Lacrosse Training Camps suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! Our Lacrosse Training Camps cater to players of all skill levels, including beginners. We understand that every player has a starting point, and our expert coaches will tailor the training to meet your specific needs. Whether you're new to lacrosse or looking to refine your skills, our camps provide a supportive environment for growth and development. Join us, and we'll help you build a strong foundation in the sport while advancing your game.

Q3: What topics are covered in Next Level Lacrosse's Lacrosse Coaching Clinics?

Our Lacrosse Coaching Clinics cover a wide range of essential topics for coaches. These include practice planning, improving technical knowledge of lacrosse skills, creating effective player development programs, and even stick stringing and maintenance training. We equip coaches with the knowledge and tools they need to guide players effectively, regardless of their coaching experience. Our goal is to help coaches become well-rounded and confident leaders on and off the field.

Q4: Who can benefit from Lacrosse Coaching Clinics at Next Level Lacrosse?

Our Lacrosse Coaching Clinics are designed to benefit coaches at all levels of experience. Whether you're a seasoned coach looking to enhance your skills or a parent volunteer new to coaching, our clinics offer valuable insights and expertise. We understand the diverse coaching landscape, and our clinics are tailored to meet the needs of each participant. Join us, and let us empower you to become a more effective and knowledgeable lacrosse coach for your players.



Contact Us to Begin Your Lacrosse Journey

Ready to elevate your lacrosse skills and take your game to the next level? Have questions or need a customized program for your organization? At Next Level Lacrosse, we're passionate about player development and committed to helping you succeed on the lacrosse field.

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