Barrie Bombers Free Drop In Clinics, News (Barrie Minor Hockey)

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Barrie Bombers Free Drop In Clinics
Submitted By Steve Fontaine on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Barrie Minor Lacrosse is providing free drop in clinics for New Players as well as Girl Only clinics on separate nights.

Please click on the link for more details.

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How do hockey players benefit from playing Lacrosse?

·         Prevents sport burn-out by playing a new, fast-paced sport

·         Develops stick handling creativity

·         Develops creativity in tight areas

·         Increases the ability to read the play

·         Develops strong, dynamic defensive tactics

·         Builds up strength and endurance

·         Increases hand-eye coordination

·         Teaches players to play with their head up and to be more aware of their surroundings

·         Reinforces the importance of quickness and agility around the net

·         Teaches leadership skills

·         Hones goal scoring skills by shooting at smaller targets and picking corners

·         Teaches the creativity of fakes, back passes and shots

·         Develops the use of both hands

 

If you’re serious about Hockey, you should play Lacrosse, too!

·         Hockey Canada lists Lacrosse first among its top 6 sports and activities to develop players. 

·         The Hockey Canada Long Term Player Development Plan identifies Hockey as a “late specialization sport” and recommends participating in a variety of sports before specializing between the ages of 12 and 15. 

·         To quote  Corey McNabb, Senior Manager of Player Development at Hockey Canada, “The ability to learn agility, balance, and coordination that comes from playing a variety of sports, builds a solid foundation for athletic success, physical fitness and more importantly, staying active for life.”

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