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IMLCA Convention: One Expo to Rule Them All

0 - Published December 9, 2013 by in College, Training

Peter Tumbas is making the trip back to the IMLCA convention this year. There may only be two major coaches conventions, but the event run by the IMLCA (Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association) is the only one you should make a point to attend. Why?

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What The Heck Is InCrosse?

0 - Published December 9, 2013 by in Box, Training

Johnny Mouradian runs the American Indoor Lacrosse Association and he is also the GM of the Philadelphia Wings. The AILA just announced a bunch of new program partnerships and we thought it was important for Johnny to fill our readers in on what the AILA does… We also want to know, What the heck is InCrosse?

Hot Pot: How To Spend 10,000 Hours

0 - Published October 16, 2013 by in Hot Pot, Training

The 10,000 hour rule is an interesting concept. Malcolm Gladwell raised the idea a number of times in the book Outliers, and the theory basically states than any “master” of a particular discipline has put in at least 10,000 hours of dedicated work to learn and perfect their skill set within that discipline. While the exact number of hours is still up for debate, and further statistical analysis is needed, I am confident that the overall point stands: The truly great put in the hours and the effort in order to be truly great.

Hot Pot: Challenge Yourself

0 - Published October 9, 2013 by in Hot Pot, Training

How can lacrosse players ensure that they are improving and keeping up with top national level lax talent, even if their local barometer is a little cloudy? It’s all about challenging yourself!

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Greg Gurenlian’s Face Off Academy

0 - Published October 8, 2013 by in Interviews, Training

We caught up with Greg Gurnelian and crew earlier this Summer at one of his Face Off Academy clinics in New Jersey, and later asked him some questions about the art of facing off, why he started the FOA, and what he thinks about the future of specialization at the collegiate level.

Interview: Eric Law Joins Denver City Lax

0 - Published September 26, 2013 by in Interviews, Training

We recently learned that Eric Law has taken a job with Denver City Lax, so we sat down with DCL’s Ben Allison to talk about this new hire, and what DCL has in store for the future. The Denver City Lax guys are true Game Growers, and we’re excited to see more professional lacrosse players of Law’s stature getting involved!

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Kyle Harrison: Shooting Low to High

0 - Published September 25, 2013 by in LAS Insider, Training

While visiting Boise, Idaho, Kyle Harrison spent time teaching local lacrosse players how to appropriately and efficiently shoot the ball while starting with the stick head low and finishing with the ball hitting the top of the net.

How To Pinch ‘n’ Pop With Greg Gurenlian

0 - Published September 23, 2013 by in LAS Insider, Training

I caught up with Greg Gurenlian the other week to cover Team USA tryouts and his Face Off Academy camps and clinics. I also asked Greg to demonstrate the perfect pinch’n’pop face off move, and the Beast delivered, so much so that I think I could actually win a face off using this technique now.

Traditional Thursday: Wooden Stick Tricks

0 - Published September 19, 2013 by in Stick Tricks, The Life, Training

I’m back at it with Stick Tricks in the Basement, and while I haven’t added many new tricks, I am now pulling them off with a wooden box lacrosse stick. The woodie makes these tricks much harder. Thankfully, the location is still pretty killer. It slightly makes up for my average display of wizardry.

Clinic Photos: Norway Lacrosse

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in Training

Matt Schomburg of FoGoLax.net is in Norway right now, putting on clinics and sharing the Beauty of the Face Off Battle. While Schommy was in Scandinavia, he snapped a couple of photos, and it’s clear that LAS is taking of in Norge!