Unless you are working with a strength coach, chances are you don’t have too much guidance in your off-season training. This can lead to a lot of common mistakes that many athletes make when trying to develop their fitness for the upcoming season.
Winning the hottest new product on the market for yourself is one thing, but winning enough of it to outfit your entire team? Now that’s just living the dream. Now through September 28th, you and your teammates can enter to win a bucket load of awesome prizes from our friends at Blue Collar Lacrosse, including the newest style of Marc Mesh.
The Six Nations Chiefs defeated the Victoria Shamrocks in Six Games to win the 2014 Mann Cup at home in the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena in Six Nations. The second time in as many years!
The Six Nations Chiefs are leading the 2014 Mann Cup series over the Victoria Shamrocks 3-2. Game 6 is tonight and the Chiefs can become the outright champions.
Welles Crowther was a former Division 1 lacrosse player working in the World Trade Center on September 11th. This ESPN piece from Outside The Lines tells the heroic story of his life, and it’s simply something you have to see and hear to believe.
Today NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP) approved multiple rules changes for the 2015 Men’s Lacrosse season. In my opinion the highlight of these approvals are the rules regarding stalling and the faceoff, but there are so many good ones.
The following is the story behind the history of multicolor mesh, told in coordination with BC Lax co-owner Tim Weston. Blue Collar Lax is confident that multicolor Marc Mesh was the spark that led to all of the multicolor lacrosse heads we see today. They note, before Marc Mesh came out with multicolored netting there was only solid color stick heads offered by the manufacturers. Around 2010, a few manufacturers came out with some basic multicolor designs and they were obviously successful as we saw over half the heads available on the wall of a lacrosse store were multicolored by 2011.
I wrote about problems and solutions in youth lacrosse yesterday, and my commentary applied best to the North American region of the world. My key problem areas were Coaching, Peer Pressure, Too Much Gear, and the Scholarship Lie. But what about international youth lacrosse problems? Are there different issues facing the international lacrosse community? If so, what are they?
Well if you didn’t believe the Shamrocks could win it all after a sudden victory overtime in Game 2; then you got to believe it can happen after last night’s display of poise and confidence to come from behind 4 times and win another thriller in OT.
Today we’re talking about how to select the US Box Lacrosse Team for the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships (2015 WILC)! Some have speculated that the team is already decided, but with a year to go before the 2015 games, I find it doubtful. The time to select a team though, is now, so what’s going to happen for the 2015 US Box Lacrosse team?
This fall we have all read a number of article talking about youth lacrosse problems, and problems that face almost all youth sports. The specific topics covered were diverse, and the entire collection of readable material paints an interesting picture. So what are the major problems facing youth lacrosse? And what can be done?
Welcome to our new weekly series, Tuesday Tie Up! Each week, we will have a different lacrosse pro or personality talking about how they string up their head, and each post is brought to you by Epoch Lacrosse. This week: Casey from Lavin Lacrosse!
Simply put; there’s no way you can watch a Mann Cup lacrosse game without knowing this is one of the most fiercely fought over trophies in all sports. The Six Nations Chiefs are tied with the Victoria Shamrocks at 1, this one might go the distance!
While being fast is important for lacrosse, is speed really the main performance trait we should be training? How often do lacrosse players achieve top speed in a game? More often than not, a lacrosse athlete is either accelerating or decelerating in the midst of the game play.
Welcome to our new weekly series, Tuesday Tie Up! Each week, we will have a different lacrosse pro or personality talking about how they string up their head, and each post is brought to you by Epoch Lacrosse. This week: Jake from StringKing!