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Creating an elite lacrosse goalie just got a lot easier...

You're just seconds away from the essential goalie training, advice, & support you need to transform your goalie into an elite ball stopper and a leader of the team.

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Stop me if any of these lacrosse goalie problems sound familiar...

  • You're a parent of a youth and don't know how to properly train your little lacrosse goalie
  • You're a beginner goalie with no goalie coach and don't know what to do to improve
  • You're scared of the ball and flinch at every shot
  • You want to be the leader of the defense but don't know how
  • You're an experienced goalie but you lost your confidence
  • You don't know which goalie drills to do to get better
  • You want to get quicker to react to shots
  • You played another position and have now been thrown in into goalie
  • You're not from a lacrosse hotbed and want to get exposure to big time schools

If it does, then you already know how frustrating and expensive it can be trying to get quality lacrosse goalie coaching

THAT’S WHAT INSPIRED ME TO BUILD THIS PLACE

Lacrosse is my passion and coaching goalies is honestly what I love the most. I grew frustrated talking to goalies who had the burning fire to get better but lacked the necessary coaching to really advance their game to the next level. So I've put together this goalie training academy to:

Sounds good, right?

Introducing the LAX GOALIE RAT ACADEMY

The Lax Goalie Rat Academy is the leading lacrosse goalie training community.

It’s a membership site dedicated to lacrosse goalie training!

And it’s packed with in-depth, practical training and resources on all aspects of the position, the game, and being a leader of your team. It's more than a goalie camp, it's an academy!

PLUS the community support you need to ensure you are supported in your lacrosse goalie journey.

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The Lax Goalie Rat Academy will help you:

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Feel confident in the fact that you know how to coach the goalie position. Spotting their weaknesses and performing the right training for rapid growth.

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Reduce a young goalie's anxiety that is so common when first starting out in a position with such high expectations and no room for mistakes.

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Understand all the technical fundamentals of great goalie play. Things like: stance, arc play, save movement and movement along the arc.

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Eliminate the guesswork when it comes to training your goalie efficiently and ensuring they are growing as a leader of the defensive unit and team.

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Tap into the collective knowledge & experience of a community of lacrosse goalies, coaches, Moms and Dads who are there to support each other

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Become infinitely better at managing your goalie during team practices so that you (and your goalie) have far less stress during practices.

WHAT MAKES THE LAX GOALIE RAT ACADEMY UNIQUE?

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ACCESS TO EXPERTISE

Tap into our 20+ years of lacrosse goalie coaching experience and a proven track record of helping goalies, coaches, and parents improve their goalie's game.

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WE WALK THE TALK

Inside the Lax Goalie Rat Academy we coach goalie qualities like ownership, humility, and strong work ethic - and those are the exact qualities you can expect from us when we're working together.

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PEER SUPPORT

With over 300 members - all fellow goalies, coaches and parents  - the Lax Goalie Rat Academy community is there 24/7 to answer all your questions and provide feedback and support.

REVIEW GOALIE FILM TOGETHER

Members say they learn a lot from watching me do video breakdowns of other goalies. So I make these public (with permission) so you can learn how to break down goalie film and improve.

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NO B.S. ALLOWED

We’re not into overblown hype, tricks or jumping on the latest shiny bandwagon. Just straight-talking, honest, proven and practical advice. No B.S., no tricks, just an honest plan to get better.

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OUR FULL COMMITMENT

We eat, sleep and breathe lacrosse goalie. The Academy is our 100% focus and we love helping our members achieve success. It's all we do, and we're not going anywhere!

ABOUT COACH DAMON

Hi, I'm Coach Damon - creator of Lax Goalie Rat- and I've spent years guiding the growth of hundreds of lacrosse goalies and coaches both via live and virtual training.

With 15+ years of lacrosse goalie coaching experience I have a proven track record of building up goalies from the ground up. I've also worked with tons of coaches and parents providing them with the tools they need to create dynamite lacrosse goalies.

In 2017 I decided to take all of that knowledge and experience and use it to help parents, coaches, and goalies just like you to achieve success with the best position in all of sports - lacrosse goalie. And so the Lax Goalie Rat Academy was created. My favorite part of my day is interacting with the goalies inside the Academy and helping them get better.

4 WAYS TO LEARN INSIDE LGR ACADEMY

In-Depth Lacrosse Goalie Training Videos

Both classroom and on field training to fully learn the in's and out's of the game

With the Lax Goalie Rat Academy in depth courses you'll get a full goalie education: technique, drills, defense, shot specifics, scenario play, head stringing, video breakdown, and most importantly mental game work.

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LIVE Q&A'S

Interactive live Q&A sessions every month with Coach Damon and special guests

Need advice and feedback tailored to your specific situation? We hold a live monthly call where we answer all your questions and provide individual advice. Plus you can get answers to questions 24/7 inside our member-only forum.

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EXPERT WORKSHOPS

Deep-dive masterclasses from the best goalie coaches and experts

Looking for in-depth insights on specific tactics and strategies? Our expert workshops have you covered! We've assembled a cast of seasoned coaching experts to teach you everything aspect of the goalie position.

Alex Ready

Alex Ready

PLL Goalie

Lindsey Munoz

Lindsey Munoz

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Ted Bergman

Ted Bergman

Harvard Asst. Coach

Ryan LaPlante

Ryan LaPlante

Goalie Evolution Academy

Rachel Vallarelli

Rachel Vallarelli

WPLL / Mens Box Goalie / RavLax

Chris Buck

Chris Buck

Thinking Inside the Crease

Plus tons more...

SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY OF PEERS

Interact with other coaches, goalies, parents and also Coach Damon

Our community is the heart of the Academy and the place to go for all your questions, asking for feedback, gaining support and getting to know other goalies, coaches, and parents

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LISTEN TO WHAT ACTUAL MEMBERS HAVE TO SAY

Chris Wagner
Chris "The Cannon" Wagner
Kickboxing Champion & Lax Goalie Dad
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Tim Flynn
Lacrosse Goalie Dad, Manhattan Beach, CA

Coach Damon's material was a tremendous help in preparing me for college lacrosse. Thank you for everything. I trained using the concepts and drills found in your lacrosse goalie camp and I played very well in the fall thanks to a lot of your tips. Going to keep re-watching every chance I get. This is the best lacrosse goalie camp out there for sure. Just wanted to reach out to say thanks for everything that you do with Lax Goalie Rat and for the lax goalie community.

George, Seattle, WA
Lacrosse Goalie

The goalie content been a HUGE help for me. I took on the responsibility of coaching the 2 goalies on my son's 2024 club team. I was a middie so my only knowledge was "shoot it where he ain't". Everyone thinks I'm doing such a great job and all I'm doing is the drills and coaching from your camp! I've given you credit on social media and in my e-mails to the other coaches. I really love how to break down the position of lacrosse goalie in simple, easy to understand principles.

Robb, Arnold, MD
Youth Lacrosse Goalie Coach (goalie pictured)

The videos are absolutely phenomenal. These videos give me the ability (non-goalie training dad) to train my son. The videos are clear and concise. The videos are perfect in length, not too long. I have to be honest, I never really knew of how many different drills there actually are to train a lacrosse goalie. Coach Damon has an excellent attitude and demeanor throughout all the camp! Love it.

Sandy, Long Island, NY
Lacrosse Goalie Dad (kid pictured)

I already give your online camp an A+ for value, and have seen a noticeable improvement in my son's mental toughness and body language on the field. I am really looking forward to seeing similar improvements in footwork, and lower body positioning once he gets a chance to tackle that portion of the material, as I think that is currently the area of his game that he has the most room for improvement on. Thank you for taking the time to put together this material.

Tom G, Orland Park, IL
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30 Day No Questions Asked MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

30 day money back guarentee

When you join the Lax Goalie Rat Academy you are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don't feel like you've received value and you decide you want to cancel any time within the next 30 days, just let us know and we'll send you a prompt refund. No hassles, headaches or hoops to jump through.

We've put our heart and soul into this training and we're confident that you'll find the Academy training useful, and we won't make you beg or invoke any silly rules or conditions - if you're not satisfied within your first 30 days then we'll refund you without any fuss.

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If you're ready to take your lacrosse goalie game to the next level by enrolling in the Lax Goalie Rat Academy, simply choose your payment option below and click the button to join us...

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Things you'll learn inside the LAX GOALIE RAT ACADEMY:

Lacrosse Goalie Stance

Perfect Save Technique

Lacrosse Goalie Arcs

1x1's

Outlet Pass

Quickness Drills

Leading the Clear

Leadership

Mental Toughness

Moving on the Arc

The Flat Arc

Slow Break Defense

Setting Goals

Conquering bad habits

Foot Speed Drills

Ball at X Play

Drills to get in Shape

4x3 Fast Breaks

Man Down Defense

Bounce shots

Hand Eye Coordination Drills

Screen Shots

Hand Speed Drills

Off-Stick Hip Shots

Low SHots

5-Point Arcs

Wall ball Routine

Save Technique drills

Baiting Shooters

College Recruiting Tips

Strength Drills

Dodges for Goalies

YOU + 

Argentina Lacrosse

I've teamed up with Argentina Lacrosse and a portion of EVERY sale of this lacrosse goalie camp is going to be donated to help fund the growth of lacrosse in Latin America.

I recently made a trip my wife's hometown of Córdoba, Argentina and put on a lacrosse clinic in addition to donating a bunch of sticks and balls with the proceeds from this camp.

Lacrosse gear (sticks, helmets, gloves, pads) is the biggest need right now as its extremely hard to buy (and expensive) in Argentina. If you have extra gear to donate, please email me: damon@laxgoalierat.com.

Give yourself the gift of improving your lacrosse goalie game AND the gift of lacrosse to those less fortunate. We've already donated lots of sticks, balls, equipment and coaching but they need more! On behalf of the (hopefully) thousands who will be impacted by your contribution, MUCHAS GRACIAS!

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For more info, check out Argentina Lacrosse. #GrowTheGame

Get Instant Access
to the LAX GOALIE RAT Academy!

If you're ready to take your lacrosse goalie game to the next level by enrolling in the Lax Goalie Rat Academy, simply choose your payment option below and click the button to join us...

PAY MONTHLY
$40
per month

Recurring payment - cancel anytime in just a few clicks!
Hassle-free 30 day money back guarantee

Join Today
PAY YEARLY
$360
per year

BEST VALUE: Save $120 when you join on an annual subscription!
Hassle-free 30 day money back guarantee

Join Today
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