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Musket Lacrosse Composite Shaft

Gear Review: Composite Shaft by Musket Lacrosse

0 - Published September 20, 2013 by in Gear, Gear Reviews

When Bryan Jenkins first started creating Musket lacrosse shafts, he had one goal in mind. That goal was to bring reasonably priced, high performance lacrosse shafts to his players, who play in non traditional areas. Bryan coaches lacrosse in Montana and he created Musket shafts with HIS players in mind. There are two composite Musket shafts, one black, and one white.

Chenango Top String

Top String Tuesday: Chenango Time

0 - Published September 17, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing Rules

If you are a gear-head like myself, you will have noticed the latest top string trend sweeping the nation: The Chenango Top String! As far as we can tell, this top string was first created by Syracuse player Matt Pratt in his attempt to deal with and alter the four inch shooting string rule.

Stick Trick Saturday

Stick Trick Saturday: The Vandal Pick-up

0 - Published September 14, 2013 by in Stick Tricks

Welcome back to Stick Trick Saturday! In honor of my University of Idaho football program’s home opener this weekend, I came up with this little combination of tricks called The Vandal Pick-Up. There are three steps to this stick trick. To have the best chance of successfully executing it, I would recommend practicing every step […]

Stick Trick Saturday Week 5

0 - Published August 24, 2013 by in Stick Tricks, The Life

In honor of Major League Lacrosse Championship Weekend, this Stick Trick Saturday features an stick trick I learned watching the MLL. Kevin Buchanan pulled this one out at the Freestyle competition during All-Star Weekend in Charlotte. Be careful with this one, it could get destructive! Work on those soft hands. This trick will help immensely with hand-eye […]

Stick Trick Saturday Week 4

0 - Published August 17, 2013 by in Stick Tricks

This week, the difficulty level of Stick Trick Saturday is jumping up a bit compared to previous weeks. So remember to be patient and keep at it. There is no name for this trick as of yet, so if you can think of one, go for it!

Stick Trick Saturday Week 3

0 - Published August 10, 2013 by in Stick Tricks

This week’s stick trick is inspired by, none other than the master himself, Matt Gibson. I saw him do this trick in the UCLA video and thought it would be perfect for this week.

#SharkWeek

0 - Published August 9, 2013 by in General

The best week of the year, other than championship weekend, is upon us. Yes, you are correct, Shark Week! This week is all about giant swimming, eating, and killing machines that are sharks!

Maverik Spider Stringing With Colton

0 - Published August 3, 2013 by in Stringing, Tutorials

Colton Raichl with you again to show you his way of stringing up a Maverik Spider 17. Colton had never used a Spider before, and really likes the way it turned out. The shape of the head allows for a very nicely formed mesh pocket. Here is a tutorial.

Lacrosse on top of an RV - Matt Gibson Henry Fitzpatrick

Introducing Stick Trick Saturday

0 - Published July 27, 2013 by in Stick Tricks, Training

Colton Raichl here with you today with the first installment of Stick Trick Saturday. The purpose of these drills are to improve your stick skills and creativity in your backyard, eventually transferring to the field. You can also impress your friends and have fun with it too.

Mesh Stringing Tutorial With Colton Raichl

0 - Published July 27, 2013 by in Stringing, Tutorials

Colton Raichl here to show you my way of stringing up a head. I have been stringing for about 4 years now. I have strung almost every head on my high school team, a few on my college team, and a couple more for anyone who comes in to the Bend Lax Shack during the summer!

2013 Bigfoot Summer Bender

0 - Published July 18, 2013 by in Club

Bend, Oregon is the home of the Bigfoot Summer Bender Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. 2013 was the 3rd year of the tournament’s existence. In each of the previous years, the Bender has seen exponential growth in not only participants in the tournament, but the talent as well.