ON HOW PLAYING BOX LACROSSE HELPED YOU IMPROVE AS A LACROSSE PLAYER:
"The pace was faster than what I was used to and I got better at shooting and moving quicker. This helped me develop my ability to make quick decisions and I was able to develop more accuracy in passing and shooting. With every game, I felt like I was improving!" - Blake D.
"My speed and cradling got a lot better." - David B.
ON IF THEIR SKILLS IMPROVED AS A MEMBER OF THE JR. SWARM:
"Yes! My shooting and passing skills improved the most. I also noticed improvement with my reflexes and overall quickness. Since box is in a tighter space, and our overall competition was fierce, I learned that there is no time for second guessing, I learned to trust my instincts and to rely on each other as a team." - Blake D
"I have improved a lot skill wise and became more dedicated to the sport of lacrosse in the time with Jr. Swarm." Jack D.
ON WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH PROFESSIONAL SWARM COACHES & PLAYERS:
"It was amazing just learning from them and being able to hear their experiences as lacrosse players and being able to learn from that." - Brandon H.
"It was fun!! I learned a lot from their coaching and I felt like a pro! I feel like I was taught a lot in a short period of time. I will never forget all that I learned from Coach Caines and Beni!" - Blake D.
ON WHAT WAS IT LIKE TRAVELING THE COUNTRY & CANADA TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS:
"It was the chance of a lifetime & the best time of my life." - Jack D.
"I had a blast traveling and playing all over the US and Canada with the Jr. Swarm." - Peter H.
ON THEIR FAVORITE PART OF BEING ON THE JR. SWARM TEAM:
"Being with other lacrosse players and feeling like we were representing MN Box lacrosse and the Minnesota Swarm across the country." - Peter H.
"Getting to know all the guys and coaches! I made a lot of new friends and I got the best coaching I could probably ever get because of their experiences being a pro and coaching professional players. I enjoyed being able to represent Minnesota lacrosse and the Jr. Swarm!" - Blake D.
"I have improved a lot skill-wise and became more dedicated to the sport of lacrosse in the time with Jr. Swarm." - Jack D.