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Traditional Thursday: The Leather Pocket Transfer

4 - Published May 9, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

Do you have a traditional pocket that you love, but you worry that you will someday break the plastic head that it is in? And do you not use the traditional because of the 100% rational fear? If so, or if you have a broken stick with a great leather and lace pocket in it, have no fear! CW is here to show you how to move your traditional pocket from one head to another…

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Traditional Thursday: Steele Stanwick Video Interview

1 - Published April 18, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Welcome back to Traditional Thursday! This week we’re coming at you from Columbus, Ohio. Billy Nguyen was fortunate enough to hang out and talk about traditional pockets with Steele Stanwick at the Midwest Lacrosse store last weekend.

Traditional Thursday: Boston Cannons Ari Sussman

0 - Published April 4, 2013 by in Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

Last week I filmed a bunch of MLL guys training for the 2013 season. After it was all said and done, I got the opportunity to speak with Ari Sussman of the Boston Cannons, and we hit up the topic of traditional stringing because, well, what the heck else would we talk about?

The “Deal” With Traditional Stringing

19 - Published April 2, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

StringKings recently dropped a new website on the world, and part of that website has been articles on lacrosse stuff. Their post on Traditional Stringing is a clear piece of troll bait, but I’ll bite on it, because I’m a sucker for stuff like that.

Which Type of Pocket is the Best?

9 - Published April 1, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Reader Poll goes viral, which pocket is the best in the game?

Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered #2

1 - Published March 28, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Welcome to another Traditional Thursday! This week we’re back, and answering reader submitted questions about traditional stringing and pockets.

Traditional Thursday: Goalie Pita Style

0 - Published March 28, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Have you ever seen a goalie head with a pita pocket? Now you can say you have!

Traditional Thursday: Shooting String Theory

0 - Published March 21, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Stringing Rules, Traditional

This week’s Thursday Traditional covers shooting string theory in traditional pockets using a new traditionally strung pocket for the one and only Jonny Namer.

Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered!

2 - Published March 14, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday selects a couple of readers’ questions, and then answers them! Want to know more about the floating sidewall? Or how to keep your stick from bagging out and whipping shots into the ground?

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Traditional Thursdays: A Tribute

1 - Published February 28, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

Mom keeps the family together; coach keeps the team together. Mom knits and makes baskets; I string lacrosse sticks. Get a pink stick, string a traditional pink pocket. Show your support!

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Traditional Thursday: Rise of the Pita

6 - Published February 21, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

With Connor up in Syracuse prepping his own traditional wand for a game tonight with Team LAS against the Syracuse Stingers, I offered to take over this week’s Traditional Thursday post with a reader’s submission and my own Pita Pocket that I have been working on lately.

Traditional Thursday: Professional Pockets

1 - Published February 14, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

Consider this the beginnings of a follow up to the 2012 Professional Lacrosse All Traditional Team. It’s box lacrosse season. Who’s using leathers?

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Hot Pot: Searching For College Lacrosse Traditional

3 - Published February 13, 2013 by in College, Hot Pot

It’s a traditional call to arms! If you see a college player using traditional stringing, we want to know so we can put them on the 2013 College Lacrosse All-Traditional Team!

Traditional Thursday: Synthetic Leathers Really Work!

0 - Published February 7, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

We’ve run through some pretty spectacular traditional lacrosse pockets over the last couple of months in our Traditional Thursday posts, and this week is no exception!

Traditional Thursday: Testing The EverPocket2

1 - Published January 31, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Doug Trettin’s legendary EverPocket2 gets a FULL review from a true appreciator of traditional lacrosse stringing.

Traditional Teardrop Topstring Tutorial

0 - Published January 30, 2013 by in Stringing, Tutorials

Connor Wilson explains how you can EASILY learn the Teardrop Top String for your traditional sticks.

Traditional Thursday: Synthetic Leather

3 - Published January 24, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

We kick things off with a group photo of traditional sticks, and then get right into a new synthetic leather being offered by the Stringer’s Shack, in Massachusetts. Leather lacrosse game changer?

Hot Pot: The Pros and Cons of Traditional

12 - Published January 23, 2013 by in Hot Pot, Mesh, Stringing, Traditional

As the Spring season gets closer and closer, CW takes a look at the benefits, and the drawbacks, of traditional lacrosse pockets vs. mesh.