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    WINTER LEAGUE (1/17-3/7)* 

    Winter League at the Minnetonka Dome is on!  
     
    Consistent with other sports activities that are resuming, spectators will not be allowed and masks must be worn by all players and coaches.  In talking to league organizers, the spectator restriction may change by the time we start play on 1/17.  It sounds like the state will provide more details around game guidelines in the next week or so.  

    Dates:  Sundays (1/17-3/7), game times vary 4pm-9pm

    Cost:  $175

    PLEASE NOTE- THERE IS A 2 STEP REGISTRATION PROCESS!

    TO REGISTER-

    1) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER & PAY EDINA LAX >>>

     
    2) Once you complete your registration and payment to Edina LAX, you also need to register directly with the Minnetonka Lacrosse Association. Please have your U.S. LAX member # handy and choose "Edina" in the HS team drop-down menu. 
     

    WINTER TRAINING CLINIC (1/11-2/17)*

    9 session clinic run by non-Edina coaches picked by Coach Lee.

    Dates:
    Monday 1/11: 8:20 - 9:50
    Monday, 1/18: 8:20 - 9:50
    Monday, 1/25: 8:20 - 9:50
    Monday, 2/1: 8:20 - 9:50
    Wednesday, 2/3: 8:20 - 9:50
    Monday, 2/8: 8:20 - 9:50
    Wednesday, 2/10: 8:20 - 9:50
    Monday, 2/15: 8:20 - 9:50
    Wednesday, 2/17: 8:20 - 9:50

    Location:  Braemar Dome
     
    Cost: $150
     
     
     
       
     

    *Indicates separate registration requirement

     
     

    Updates can be found:

    Team Website: https://www.edinaschools.org/-> Student Activities-> Spring Sports-> Boys Lacrosse 
    Team Email: Edinavarsitylacrosse@gmail.com
    Team Twitter: @EdinaLacrosse
    Team Instagram: edinahslacrosse


    Best Ways to Prepare for the Season

    1. Play Multiple Sports
    2. Wall Ball
    3. Strength Training 
    4. Conditioning
    5. Playing Lacrosse
     
    Multi-Sport Athlete
    "Kids who play multiple 'attacking' sports, like basketball or field hockey, transfer learned motor and anticipatory skills --- the unconscious ability to read bodies and game situations ---- to other sports," David Epstein, author of "The Sports Gene" wrote in a New York Times opinion. "They take less time to master the sport they ultimately choose."
     
    Article: “The Sports Gene” 
     
      
    Wall Ball
    Playing varsity lacrosse requires outstanding stick skills. It does not matter how big, strong, fast you are -- if you can't catch/throw at an elite level we will have a hard time finding a place for you on the field. Wall Ball is the single most efficient way to develop your stick skills. It takes 10 minutes to get 200 reps in on the wall -- do that every day in the off-season and you get 50,000+ reps in before the next season.  
     
    Try THIS routine. 
     
     
    Strength & Conditioning
     
    All Boys Lacrosse players are expected to be strength & conditioning year round, starting in 9th grade and continuing through your Senior Season. There are many options, some cost money and some are free. 
     
    Weight Lifting Basics
    1. You need a plan! Showing up in a weight room and just picking up some weights will not get it done. You need a plan that pushes you to develop strength over time. Get a coach or join a group that will help you do this! 
    2. Be Committed! Progress will not happen over night. You should be consistently working out year round. At minimum, a Varsity level player is spending 4x per week developing his strength and conditioning. An All-American level player pushing 6x per week.
    Strength/Conditioning Options
    • EHS Wellness Center - FREE. For best results, get a partner or group that will push you in the weight room. 
    • Group Training - $$. Join a group training program that will get you lifting 3-4x per week. Think about the goals you are trying to achieve (get faster, get stronger, get quicker, etc) and find a program that will help you achieve that goal. We will frequently email out opportunities we come across.
    • Personal Trainer - $$$$ - Similar to group training, but more specialized on your individual needs.
    EDINA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LACROSSE partners with FORTIS ACADEMY (see above and Home Page) for effective, results oriented, exciting lacrosse specific training opportunities for the 2020 season. Please email edinavarsitylacrosse@gmail.com if interested. 
     
     
    Off-Season Lacrosse 

    There are opportunities to play lacrosse throughout the entire year. This is not mandatory, but often a good way to maintain your lacrosse skills and typically can be balanced with other sports. 

    SUMMER LEAGUE
    • Edina typically organizes a summer team.
    • Information released towards the end of the Spring Season
    SUMMER CAMPS/CLUB TEAMS
    • Highly recommend traveling out east to attend camp. This is often a great experience with teammates.
    • Highly recommend joining club programs around the Twin Cities. There are many options and all provide similar benefits: Consistent coaching, diverse team with players from around the state, high level of competition.
    FALL LEAGUE - see above and Home Page
    • Edina typically organizes a fall team. Team is filled on a first come/first serve basis
    • Information will be released towards the end of Summer
    WINTER LEAGUE - see above information and also on Home Page
    • Edina typically organizes a winter team. Team selections are based on your Spring Level team and Grade.
    • Information will be released during the Fall