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Buffalo Development Day  Lacrosse

2018-11-23 00:00:00.0
ADPro Sports Training House
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Dear Players, Parents & Coaches;

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Face-Off & Goalie Development Day in Buffalo, NY at ADPRO Sports Training House. The Clinic will take place on November 23rd, 2018 from 5:30-7:30PM.

Face-off training will be led by Coach Joe Nardella of the Atlanta Blaze. Coach Nardella was a standout at Rutgers University where he was named an All-American, an Academic All-American, Big Ten Specialist of the Year, 3x All Conference, and ranked top 5 in the nation in FO win % 3 years in a row. Coach Nardella recently concluded his 4th MLL season in which he was named an All-Star for the second time. In his Professional career Coach Nardella has logged a FO win % of 56.08, tallied 1177 face-offs taken (top 20 all time), and has won 655 of them (top 20 all time).

Goalie Training will be led by Coach Kris Alleyne. Coach Alleyne recently helped guide Puerto Rico to the quarterfinals at the World Championships in Israel in their first ever appearance. A four-year letterwinner with the Scarlet Knights, Alleyne appeared in 53 contests, posting a 10.40 goals against average and a .522 save percentage while recording 545 saves, the fifth most in school history. The 2013 BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year and First Team All-BIG EAST recipient, Alleyne was a seventh-round draft pick of the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. He played for the Rattlers during the 2017 season, recording a season-high 15 saves in his debut against the Florida Launch. 

Our FOF Development Day includes:

  • FOF warm-up that emphasizes the importance of hand speed/coordination and antagonistic stretching.
  • Following, training will consist of fundamental and technical reinforcement, advanced moves, counters, proper footwork, and body positioning. Drilling will be competition based and take place in small groups (sorted by age and ability).
  • The clinic will conclude with our signature Faceoff Factory tournament. We will be filming the players during their live competition reps. Players will be given access to the film once it is uploaded. Spots are very limited and will close quickly. Please register as soon as possible.
  • Additionally, Goalie Training will also offer clearing, positioning, and mental tips.

Why Faceoff Factory?

Here at Faceoff Factory, we take pride in our grassroots approach. We have had great success with the curriculum we have developed and tested over the course of 5 years. Our training has translated to proper faceoff technique and fundamentals that will ensure immediate and prolonged success at the faceoff position.

Additionally, students will be introduced to and challenged to master core fundamentals, advanced moves and techniques, counters, disruptions, anticipation tactics, proper footwork, appropriate body positioning, tie-up strategy, and situational IQ.

Coaches (Free of charge) - Our clinics are always open to coaches, free of charge. We allow coaches to take notes, record video, and ask questions during/following the event.  This is a great way for coaches to get right in on the action, learn from the staff, reinforce what their players learn, and further educate themselves.

Cost: $74.99 per player

Please direct any questions to Joe Nardella ( 315-727-6914.

Thanks and best regards,

Faceoff Factory

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