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 […]
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.
After watching the US – Loyola game, CW has some realizations about the 2013 Rule Changes, and how they should truly impact college lacrosse this year.
Sam Bradman can flat out score, and while we all know a good player can play with just about any stick, he must be doing something special with his stringing. Fortunately for us, STX just wrapped up a three part stringing series in which Bradman teaches viewers how to lace up a gamer like his.
We kick things off with a group photo of traditional sticks, and then get right into a new synthetic leather being offered by the Stringer’s Shack, in Massachusetts. Leather lacrosse game changer?
As the Spring season gets closer and closer, CW takes a look at the benefits, and the drawbacks, of traditional lacrosse pockets vs. mesh.
Two kids in Harlem had the traditional lacrosse stick obsession, so we hooked them up with some top notch string jobs on their Gait Fuel and Reebok 10K heads!
#TraditionalThursdays are back, and we’re featuring a two-leather pocket called the Eagle’s Nest. It almost looks like Monster Mesh, but it’s cross lace and leather.