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Training

We believe in developing the entire player into what we call “fundamentally sound, team-first lacrosse players.” Leverage players are taught early on the importance of the team as well as team concepts. We believe no one player is bigger than the whole. Depending on the age and skill level, our teams run a variation of similar drills, offenses and defenses, from our U9 teams all the way up to our high school teams. Lacrosse is the ultimate team sport that is based upon a cumulative set of skills that are developed over time via consistent reinforcement with similarly trained players. Keeping boys in the same training/game system with the same coaches and using the same terminology produces great teams and players facilitates this. It is not enough to “be around good players”. Team oriented players are developed as a group. This is not to say...

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The Complete Player

A Complete Player is not only fun to watch and coach, but they are fun to play with and be around. These are the players we strive to create....

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The Leverage Approach

From Day One Leverage Lacrosse existed for one purpose: to create a program where kids who want to play lacrosse were limited by their capabilities, not the limitations of the surrounding environment...

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Leverage Gives Back

Participating in community service is one of the most satisfying, fun, and productive ways to unite and meaningfully contribute to the world we live in. Helping people feels good, promotes self-confidence, and may lead to an undiscovered interest. Community service also promotes networking and good citizenship, both important in the increasingly competitive environment in which our children will need to thrive. Leverage Lacrosse provides organized monthly community service opportunities and encourages team members to participate. In the last year, Leverage members have sorted and packaged food for the needy, painted murals at a local elementary school, and worked on the Santa Monica Mountain Restoration project. The selfless act of giving back to the community not only makes a better player, it makes a better person. Another aspect of the Leverage gives back program is Leverage Lacrosse works with local/national companies as well as philanthropist to scholarship...

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