Growing the Game: Face Off Clinics Soar in Japan

In a recent article, Chris Raffa (Maryland), Matt Schomburg (Adelphi/Team Australia) and Christopher Jinno (Team Japan) traveled to Japan as FOGOLAX to tech face off techniques to Japanese teens.

The trip signifies the spread of the sport and the interest the world has in it. The team was surprised to see the knowledge of American and lacrosse culture that the athletes had in Japan.  The clinic’s success provides hope for the sport as it continues to grow internationally. Watch the experience below:

 

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Jason Ross was born in Manhattan, NY and has moved around the tristate area since. Growing up he excelled in many sports in addition to academics. Now he continues his career at New York University studying Sports Management and Law while playing lacrosse as the starting goaltender.

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