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3 Exercises to Help Keep You Injury-Free

0 - Published 9 hours ago by in Featured, Training, VOLT ATHLETICS

Even though the game is tough on the body, there are some proactive steps you can take to make sure you avoid truly catastrophic injuries like ACL tears or pulled hamstrings. The key is making sure your body is operating with proper mechanics and structural integrity, and having the mental awareness to move your body in safe patterns.

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Tuesday Tie Up: Ty Thompson

0 - Published August 19, 2014 by in Featured, Gear, Mesh, Stringing

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.

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Ohio Machine Count on Momentum Through Semi-Finals

0 - Published August 16, 2014 by in Featured, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Players, coaches, and staff, all laid out a challenge to Machine fans coming into Saturday’s game, and they accepted. Fans packed Selby Stadium in Delaware, Ohio Saturday night for the final home matchup between their Ohio Machine and the visiting Florida Launch. The ecstatic crowd knew exactly what was on the line; win and in to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

NFHS’s New Rules: Interpretations, and dodged bullets

0 - Published August 15, 2014 by in Featured, High School, Stringing, Stringing Rules

I am reminded heavily of the NCAA rule changes a little while back. The nervousness of the community was the same and the rule changes are potentially identical.I will get into the potentials in a moment. This should not be seen as a limitation, but rather another opportunity to let your creativity run wild. First, CALM DOWN, second, read this article!

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Hot Pot: Making Lacrosse Safer

0 - Published August 13, 2014 by in Coaching, Featured, Hot Pot, Youth

Everywhere we look, people seem to be talking about making lacrosse safer in one way or another. It ranges from hitting being reigned in at the collegiate level through new rules, to concussion studies, a debate about helmets for girls in Florida, and beyond.

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Trameshional Tradmesh Stringing Tutorial

0 - Published August 12, 2014 by in Featured, Stringing, Tutorials

A couple of months back, we put up a couple of tradmesh pockets photos on Instagram that I dubbed Trameshional. Perhaps that name is stupid, but I’d never seen this variation of tradmesh done before, even though I’m sure it has been. People asked for a tutorial, I took my sweet time in making one, and now it’s here.

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New High School Lacrosse Rules: Goodbye U Shooters

0 - Published August 11, 2014 by in Featured, High School

The National Federation for High Schools Sports (NFHS) has released new high school lacrosse rule changes for 2015, and many of them echo the moves in the college game. While many of the rules will impact the game in one way or another, one rule will definitely impact a number of players, and that is the 4″ rule for shooting strings. Say goodbye to U and V shooters!

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College Lacrosse Shot Clock Debate Renewed

0 - Published August 4, 2014 by in College, Featured, NCAA

The Rules Committee for NCAA Lacrosse is meeting this week and that means the college lacrosse shot clock debate is relevant fodder for editorializing and conversation wherever lacrosse is played or consumed. Let’s take a look at all the different influences on the shot clock debate.