First Class
Journal

Blogs about breakdowns, discoveries,
recruiting tips and more.

Want to get our latest discount codes and event dates first? 

Sign Up Here

3 min read

First Class Lacrosse Notebook: NSHLS Fall 2022

The last weekend headed into Thanksgiving Break featured top talent and strong competition at the NHSLS Fall High School event. Winds held off, and the sun was out, making it a bit more bearable than a typical November weekend in Baltimore. Let's...

Read More

3 min read

Post Game Conversations

As a player, have you ever gotten into the car after a game and the last thing you want to talk about is lacrosse? And even if you had a great game, sometimes you still don’t want to talk about lacrosse?

Read More

5 min read

Best In Class: Boys 2024 Commit Recap

After a successful year 2 of Best In Class, we wanted to take some time as we settled in this fall, and look ahead to winter, to recap some stats and highlight some commitments from our class of 2024.

Read More

5 min read

FCL Session 1: Intro to Mindfulness

Over the last decade the elite athlete community has transitioned towards placing more of an emphasis on the mental aspect of sport. Sport Psychology, mental performance and even mental health are slowly gaining more and more traction for athletes across...

Read More

4 min read

Best In Class: Girls Committed 2022 Recap

This past summer, we launched our first Best In Class Women's event. The talent, coaches, and recruiting aspects were top notch. 5 of the Top 10 ranked 2024s (by Inside Lacrosse) were in attendance, and competition was deep throughout.

Read More

4 min read

First Class Lacrosse Notebook: Chesapeake & Rivalry

Fall Ball 2022 kicked off this weekend with 2 great events and great weather at the Chesapeake Invitational & Rivalry events. You never know what you're going to get weather wise this first weekend! I was on hand to watch the 2025 and 2026 age groups...

Read More

3 min read

Skill Development - Transferring Knowledge Into Execution

When I coach or work with players consistently I will from time to time “quiz them” on the concepts we have covered.

Read More