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Encore Brand presents “Combining Cultures” – Visiting Japan thanks to the sport of lacrosse

- Published April 16, 2014 by in Featured, Gear, International, Videos

As the title sponsor of elite men’s lacrosse club The Crease Monkeys, Encore Brand takes us behind the scenes with lacrosse all star John Christmas on the team’s recent journey to play the Japan National Team in Tokyo.

“Lacrosse Makes Friends”

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

As a professional lacrosse player and coach, I’ve realized immense benefits from the game of lacrosse, it has opened academic doors, and even enabled me to travel the world, literally. But through my latest adventure running camps in Tokyo, Japan and now Melbourne, Australia, I’m reminded of lacrosse’s strongest gift – friendship.

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Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update #6

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are only a Spring season away, and we’re all extremely excited. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!

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Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update #3

0 - Published March 4, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are only a Spring season away, and we’re all extremely excited. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!

Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update #2

0 - Published February 26, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are rapidly approaching! We’re all extremely excited. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!

Video: Australia vs. Japan 2013

0 - Published September 23, 2013 by in International, NCAA, Videos

Japan brought a team to Melbourne, Australia to take on an Aussie side in an international friendly match this Summer. The game was played in June, and both teams brought competitive squads, focused on improving for the 2014 World Championships in Denver this Summer.

New Video: 2006 Japan Hidden Ball Trick

0 - Published August 23, 2013 by in International, Videos

Earlier this week we put up a video from 2010, featuring a Japan Hidden Ball Trick. The announcers called it the first successful hidden ball trick, but we knew that couldn’t be true. Thanks to Kentaro Shimizu, we now KNOW that the statement was false, because we’ve got video evidence from 2006!

2010 Video: International Hidden Ball Trick

0 - Published August 21, 2013 by in International, Videos

If you believe the announcers on the video, this is the first time the hidden ball trick has ever been successfully pulled off at the World Championships. I can’t imagine that is actually true, as Canada has been playing in that thing forever, but that’s not the point.

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UPDATED: Will China Lacrosse Be An Immediate International Superpower?

7 - Published March 13, 2012 by in Grow The Game, International

China (along with Peru) has become the newest Associate Member Nation of the Federation of International Lacrosse. So what does this mean for the sport of lax internationally? BIG THINGS!

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Grow The Game: Hawaii Lacrosse Video

2 - Published November 10, 2011 by in International, The Life

When Josh Rottman was at the Hawaii Lacrosse Invitational, he didn’t just play lax. He made sure everyone was growing the game too! Check out the great new Grow The Game lacrosse promo video he put together.

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Fireside Chat: Thomas Palestrini – Singapore Lacrosse

0 - Published September 29, 2011 by in International, Interviews

Connor Wilson sits down with Thomas Palestrini of Singapore Lacrosse to get the full scoop on the growth of lacrosse in his country, and the rest of Asia. The Fireside Chat Interview Series is BACK!

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Thirsty Thursday Summer Lacrosse Drop

2 - Published June 30, 2011 by in College, High School, International

There are a ton of smaller, yet still awesome, lacrosse stories out there and the Lacrosse Drop brings them right in to your front step. All you need to do now is click, enjoy and learn!

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Fireside Chat With Asics Lacrosse

2 - Published February 11, 2011 by in Gear, International, Interviews

Rob McQuade sits down with an Asics Lacrosse representative to discuss Asics’ entry into the American Lacrosse market. What do you think? Can Asics make a dent? Do you like their cleats? Kind of snazzy, right? We’d rock ‘em.

International Lacrosse Team Gear Top 10

15 - Published December 30, 2010 by in Gear, International

As Winter Fashion Week rolled on, I wanted to make sure we talked about the International lacrosse scene as well. Which teams are doing it right? Come on in and see our version of a Top 10. Yes, our version.

Video: Have Stick, Will Travel

3 - Published October 12, 2010 by in Grow The Game, International

The USA Starz Summer 2010 documentary has arrived.