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by posted 03/15/2018
F&M vs. Swathmore March 24th 3:00pm
The Franklin and Marshall Men's Lacrosse program is celebrating Central Pennsylvania  lacrosse at their game on Saturday, March 24.
Youth players are invited to attend the 13th ranked F&M Diplomats versus Swarthmore Men's lacrosse game at 3:00 pm on Saturday, March 24. Admission is free of charge. Players are encouraged to wear their jerseys or pinnies in recognition of their respective programs.
We look forward to a great day of lacrosse on the field, and a celebration of growth throughout the Central PA lacrosse community. 

by posted 03/15/2018

Registration for 2018 Winter Skills and Spring season is now open. 

Go to the Register Online section on the left pane or use the following link:


Please note: If you register now for the 2018 Spring season you do not need to register for Winter skills it is included in your Spring registration.  If you are not ready to register for Spring but want to attend the Winter skills you can do so on the registration page. 

We look forward to another great season of lacrosse!

MT Boys Youth Lacrosse Club 

by posted 12/19/2017
Increasing Your Lax IQ


Many parents and players often ask, "How can I/my son get smarter as a player?"

The answer may seem complicated: extra coaching, reading books, watching videos.

While all of these will help, they are very time consuming, complicated, and expensive. Luckily, we live in a digital age and there are options available. Every high school, college, and club coach I talk to recommends that you watch more lacrosse. Watching lacrosse played at a high level will improve the Lax IQ of everyone.

Where to Watch:

1. Click this Link for the 2018 Lax TV Schedule

2. ESPN3 - if you have ESPN, you can use your cable access information to access espn3 on your computer or Roku. They will carry over 100 games this year. They will also archive 1-2 weeks of games for viewing later.

3. - broadcasts select Baltimore and Philly High School games. Booker Corrigan is the announcer and the kids find him hilarious.

What to Watch For:

1. Accuracy of ball movement - all the passes are accurate, there are few dropped balls. This is why we push wall ball and line drills. This should be possible at 5/6 and older.

2. Off Ball Movement - watch how when a play starts, everyone is moving, not just the player with the ball. Most goals come off of a pass to a moving player near the goal, not a dodge and shoot play.

3. Defensive Positioning - watch how the defenders all approach from the top side to take away the middle of the field.

4. Clears - watch how the defenders and defensive middies spread out and move to open lanes to clear, primarily the way the attack men come up to midfield to provide a release.

5. Communication - listen how the players talk constantly.


Even in small doses, you can learn a lot about lacrosse fundamentals from watching it on TV. Most of the announcers are trying to grow the sport and their commentary will be appropriate for our age groups and parent levels.

by posted 02/25/2016
2016 Rules Changes

2016 Rules Changes

Below is a video sent out by US Lacrosse to all of their coaches and referees. They suggest that all parents watch this prior to the season as well to help understand some points of emphasis that the referees may be looking for this year.

by posted 02/22/2016
Wall Ball


Wall Ball is the quickest way to establish the proper fundamentals of throwing and catching. Many kids practice well but it does not translate to field play. A large part of the reason for this is that they have to concentrate to perform the basics of throwing and catching. Wall Ball takes these fundamentals, and through allowing for a large number of repetitions in a short time, makes these skills automatic. This allows the players to focus on game strategy, lax IQ, and situational awareness.

The use of Wall Ball is a critical component to advancing stick skills in every player, regardless of level of skill or age. It is promoted as the most important practice tool of every professional and college coach/player. To see what it entails, I have included links (such as the one below) to multiple Wall Ball programs touted by many different professional players in the instruction section of the website. You can access these by hovering over the Home tab > Instruction > Wall Ball Programs.

We look forward to improving the stick skills of all of our players through this extremely beneficial program.

by posted 01/02/2016
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