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Traditional lacrosse stringing resources, including tutorials, expert advice, photos, and more.

Traditional Thursday: Interlock Tutorial

0 - Published August 29, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

If you want to learn how to string a traditional pocket, you need to know how to properly string a traditional interlock around a leather. It’s a seemingly tricky knot, but once you get it, it’s actually quite simple. The above video shows you just how to do it… it’s a time tested method!

Traditional Thursday: Tips And Tricks

0 - Published August 22, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

We have received a TON of questions over the last month or so, so I’m going through them and answering them one by one. If my answer doesn’t satisfy you, follow up with me in the comments, and I will try to help you out!

Traditional Thursday: Billy’s Recent Work

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Some of these pockets have been used in multiple heads already, and some have even been played with in the rain. These leathers take a beating from scooping groundballs on the NYC concrete sidewalks. I’ve been trying a little bit of everything, from removable top strings to sidewalls and water-proof leathers.

Traditional Thursday: MLL Championship Goals 2001-2003

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Traditional

It’s Traditional Thursday! This week we have Championship goals from Major League Lacrosse’s first three seasons, and each and every one is scored with a traditional stick! It’s a bygone day, where the best of the best all used leather and cross lace to get the job done. Lizards and Bayhawks just going AT IT!

Traditional Thursday: Jeremy Thompson Replica Part 2

0 - Published August 8, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Last week’s Traditional Thursday saw Connor Wilson’s take on Jeremy Thompson’s one-twist pita pocket. This week, I bring to you a throwback with my take on Jeremy Thompson’s pocket. When I strung this pocket up earlier this summer, I actually had no idea that Jeremy Thompson was using a similar set up. In fact, I had no idea who Jeremy Thompson even was (just kidding, obviously).

Traditional Thursday: Jeremy Thompson Replica

0 - Published August 1, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Connor Wilson noticed that Jeremy Thompson was using an interesting one twist pita/traditional variation earlier this Summer in the MLL, and had to give it a shot and try to figure it out for himself. What do you think of his effort?

Throwback Thursday: Look What Tommy Found!

0 - Published July 25, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

Tommy Gilligan is helping out at a yard sale today in New York, and he came across a true gem… an old plastic Brine goalie stick from Geneseo State!

Traditional Thursday: Contest Colin And Connor Hangout

0 - Published July 25, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Today, Thursday July 25th, at 2pm Eastern Time, Connor will be hosting a Traditional Thursday Google Hangout LIVE with Contest Colin from The Lacrosse Network! To view the traditional talk session, just head on over to the LaxAllStars YouTube page and Subscribe!

Traditional Thursday: Mini Traditional Sticks

0 - Published July 18, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Stylin Strings sent over an LAS-themed mini stick, complete with a pita pocket, and I love that mini sticks are getting the traditional love.

Forum Friday

Increasing Hold In A Pita Pocket

0 - Published July 12, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

This week we look at the Pita Pocket, and how we can help a community member get the hold he wants in his pocket. Know how to help? Make sure to sound off in the community forum!

Traditional Thursday: Goalie Traditional

0 - Published July 11, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday features a feat none of us at the LAS mothership have ever tried before: A Goalie Traditional.

Breaking In Traditional With Greg Rose

0 - Published June 29, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Here is a little video from Greg about breaking in your traditional pocket, and getting the leather to stretch, without getting too much whip on your wand!

Traditional Thursday: EverPocket Zeroh

0 - Published June 27, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Doug Trettin is back with another killer traditional pocket, and this it’s a one of a kind prototype, called the EverPocket Zeroh (as in zero buttons!). If you’ve seen Doug’s older EverPockets, you know he is a button King.

Jeremy Thompson Traditional

Jeremy Thompson’s New Traditional Stick

0 - Published June 24, 2013 by in Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

We’re back with a little more on Jeremy Thompson, as he’s been rocking a new traditional stick, and it’s got a Replaceable Top String!

Forum Friday

Ayudame! That’s leather for help.

0 - Published June 21, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

This week, one hot topic has been around one member’s issues with some leathers in his stick. He’s just not quite sure why they are messing up on him. Check out the post and a picture of his dilemma here.

Traditional Thursday: Jeremy Thompson

0 - Published June 20, 2013 by in Gear, Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday post is pretty epic. We have a video interview with Jeremy Thomspson after a recent Nationals game, photos of Jeremy’s stick in action (it’s a traditional variation that is NEW to us!), AND some expert tips from Mr. Thompson himself!

Traditional Thursday: New Pockets, Reader Questions

0 - Published June 13, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday focuses on two new pockets Connor Wilson strung up, the Drop Top Traditional and the Double Traditional. Connor also answers some fantastic reader questions, and keep dropping that tradish knowledge!

Traditional Thursday: My Recent Work

0 - Published June 6, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Towards the end of the college season, work picked up to the point that I couldn’t string as much as I’d like to, but now that things are slowing down just a little bit, I’ve found the time to dial just a couple of sticks… here’s a look at some of the heads I’ve been stringing.