The Portledge Summer Sports Academy is excited to host the premier staff from Max Lax Lacrosse to instruct a weeks of fun at the Lacrosse Academy. The staff will emphasizes skill development, game concepts, sportsmanship, as well as an overall love of the game. Using “Power Rep” and “Maximum Participation Strategies” your child will learn the game in a uniquely positive and friendly way. We are confident that your son or daughter will leave the program a much better player, having a great time learning the fundamentals of the game. Equipment is available upon request. This summer, Max Lax will offer two programs For More Experienced Players and one for younger, less experienced players. Each program is designed to best serve the individual needs of young lacrosse players. We also encourage teams and groups to consider enrolling together for a team workout and training session with John and his coaching staff. Group discounts are available for five or more who take advantage of this option. For the Younger Player, Max Lax is a co-educational program that introduces children to the sport of lacrosse as well as to other cooperative games. Your child will learn the basic skills of lacrosse and participate in competitive games, which will help your child develop specific skills while also having fun. The academy will also introduce your child to various team-building games such as capture the flag, water balloon team tag, lacrosse baseball, dodge ball, and European handball. Your child will also get to cool off from the summer sun on the Max Lax Mega Slip n’ Slide, which is a camp favorite. Let Max Lax teach your child the fundamentals of lacrosse while emphasizing teamwork, fair play, exercise, and having fun.