I created a new stringing tutorial on our YouTube page, and this time around I’m getting a little crazy, and teaching you how to string mesh! I know, anything but traditional from me is weird… but I played with mesh for years in college, and still know how to string a great pocket.
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.
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?
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.
This week’s Reader Poll goes viral, which pocket is the best in the game?
Welcome to another Traditional Thursday! This week we’re back, and answering reader submitted questions about traditional stringing and pockets.
Have you ever seen a goalie head with a pita pocket? Now you can say you have!
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.
One of the things I learned from Tufts Lacrosse Coach Mike Daly was how to do a simple test to tell if any player’s stick was holding them back.
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?
“It’s not the wand, it’s the wizard” – Duff Goldman. Truer words could not have been spoken, especially when it comes to lacrosse. The problem comes when a new lacrosse player has a brand new stick with a horrendous factory pocket in it.
Get to know one of the most important people in lacrosse! Jimmy Butler has never stepped onto a field as a player, but he’s been on two world championship teams. Learn more about the man, the myth, the legend: Jimmy Butler!
We got a great question regarding Pita Pockets, so CW made a short video explaining how he likes to set up his pocket. Got a question about traditional? HIT US UP, and maybe we’ll answer YOUR question next week! Check out the Traditional Thursday archives. Want to share your work with the world? Hit us up on the Tipline! Here is the Teardrop Traditional Top String Toturial:
With new rules being put in place to regulate the length of shooters, how far down they can be, and if the ball will roll out, I think it’s time we take a look at the bigger issue – the stick itself.
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!
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.
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?
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!
Doug Trettin’s legendary EverPocket2 gets a FULL review from a true appreciator of traditional lacrosse stringing.
Connor Wilson explains how you can EASILY learn the Teardrop Top String for your traditional sticks.