I am not the first person to create a Men’s Trakker Pocket. The fact is, this type of pocket has been around for well over a decade, and Paul Gait used to play with one in Major League Lacrosse. So what is the Trakker Pocket? How is it supposed to be used? And how can […]
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Today we’re showing you how to string traditional lacrosse pockets, but we’re not just teaching you how to string ONE pocket… we’re teaching you how to string ALL the pockets!
The 1907 Wooden Lacrosse Stick is something extremely special. It’s incredibly rare, important to the history of the game as far as patents go, and it’s a serious piece of art work! Welcome to Traditional Thursday!
What is a good head for traditional lacrosse stringing? We’re talking solid frames for the leather and crosslace.
Welcome to Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered! We get great questions via email and answer them. Hopefully this helps you out as much as it helps the person who submitted the original question!
Welcome to an English Stringing Explosion for your Traditional Thursday! I met a Welsh player in Denver this summer, and he had a perfectly strung Rock-It Pocket in his neon green STX head… except it wasn’t strung by Rock-It Pocket… it was strung by Chris Wilson, an English traditional stringing expert from Manchester.
It’s high time for Readers Questions Answered! You guys send in some excellent traditional lacrosse questions, and every once in a while we sift through some of the most intriguing comments and questions, and actually respond. I know, we should do this more often. Maybe we will!
The Stanwick Lacrosse Camp is run down in Maryland, and we were lucky enough to get photos from the camp from Craig Chase. The early premise of this post focuses on the traditional sticks on display at the camp, but it quickly degenerates into Scott Rodgers doing bicep curls with campers, ice bucket challenges, and […]
Joe O’Neill, from Stringer’s Shack, owns one of the most amazing and rare old school lacrosse sticks that I have ever seen, and today we’re showing it off to you! It’s a special stick from Etobicoke Sports!
Was there a lot of traditional at the World Lacrosse Championships? Yes there was, and I figured there would be at least a bit, but in the end there was WAY MORE TRADITIONAL than I thought there would be.
Welcome to a Baby Oil Leather Traditional Thursday! Today I’m showing you how to weatherproof your leathers at home using the all important baby oil. It’s a tried and tested method, and I learned it from Jeremy Thompson, so you know it’s good. The genesis of this conversation followed an MLL game between the New York Lizards […]
I’m back with another “how-to” video, and this time around it’s a traditional lacrosse pocket tutorial. This video focuses on the single string method of stringing or netting a traditional diamond leather lacrosse pocket. I used a matte grey Gait Recon XL Universal spec head from Gait Lacrosse, bright orange cross lace, white leathers, white […]
I used goalie leathers from Stick Doctor as my four leather runners. I used the original cat gut sidewall, and was even able to salvage original leather from the pocket to re-attach the cat gut to the wooden wall. I then used about 26 feet of cross lace to string the tight ten-diamond pocket.
Recently we received an email from a reader asking us if we’d be willing to put together a tutorial for a Kobra pocket. After scanning the interwebs for a few hours I decided to dive into a twist (pun intended) on a Kobra. Below is my take on what it seems like people are calling […]
I got to know Julian Maliszewski at this year’s Ales Hrebesky Memorial, and I asked this dominant face off man why he used a traditional pocket. We got to talking, and I wasn’t shocked to find out that Julian knew a lot about the art of leather and string, so I sent him some questions […]