Without proper fundamentals, a program has no foundation to grow. Our coaches have spent decades in the game, and have an acute understanding of how to develop the skills of young players. In addition, our close connection with US Lacrosse gives us access to the latest coaching techniques and theory.
Lacrosse Skills: We practice and emphasize the skills required to play the game at an enjoyable level. These skills are:
- Catching and throwing
- Picking up ground balls
- Defensive technique and positioning
- Team communication
- Field awareness
- See Age Specific Goals here
- Nutrition/Hydration: Young athletes require more sound nutrition and hydration practices than the rest of us. Working with guidelines set by US Lacrosse, we seek to educate players and parents about these best practices.
- Mental Preparedness: Its never to soon to teach young athletes the value of mental . From immediate skills such as knowing what they are doing when the run on the field, to large picture involve their success in the sport, the BBLC works on the mental as well as development of the players lacrosse experience.