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2013 College Lacrosse All Traditional Team

0 - Published June 3, 2013 by in College, Gear, NCAA, Stringing, Traditional

The College All Traditional Team is back for 2013 and better than EVER! More NCAA D1 lacrosse players using traditional means a bigger team. See who made this all-star squad for the 2013 season!

Traditional Thursday: Billy Learns To String

0 - Published May 23, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Last week Billy met up with a couple of guys from Throne of String, Cesar and Chris, and the three of us got the chance to hang out, and learn how to string traditional, down in Brooklyn, with the one and only Greg Rose of Zen, Lacrosse, and the Art of Stringing.

Traditional Thursday: Lance Gibson’s Connor Pocket

2 - Published May 16, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Lance Gibson strung up a super clean 6-diamond traditional pocket in a brand new Brine Clutch Elite, sent the photos in, and even referred to it as a “Connor Pocket” because he used a tear drop top string. I am honored that anyone would name their traditional work after me, but when a stringer of Lance’s quality does it? It’s a pure compliment!

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Traditional Thursday: Steele Stanwick Video Interview

1 - Published April 18, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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.

Traditional Thursday: Boston Cannons Ari Sussman

0 - Published April 4, 2013 by in Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

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?

The “Deal” With Traditional Stringing

19 - Published April 2, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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.

Which Type of Pocket is the Best?

9 - Published April 1, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Reader Poll goes viral, which pocket is the best in the game?

Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered #2

1 - Published March 28, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Welcome to another Traditional Thursday! This week we’re back, and answering reader submitted questions about traditional stringing and pockets.

Traditional Thursday: Goalie Pita Style

0 - Published March 28, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Have you ever seen a goalie head with a pita pocket? Now you can say you have!

Traditional Thursday: Shooting String Theory

0 - Published March 21, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Stringing Rules, Traditional

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.

Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered!

2 - Published March 14, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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?

Throwback Thursday: The Legend of Jimmy Butler

2 - Published March 7, 2013 by in International, Stringing, Traditional

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!

Traditional Thursday: Pita Pocket Tips

0 - Published March 7, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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 […]

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Traditional Thursdays: A Tribute

1 - Published February 28, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

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!

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Traditional Thursday: Rise of the Pita

6 - Published February 21, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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.

Traditional Thursday: Professional Pockets

1 - Published February 14, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse, Stringing, Traditional

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?

Traditional Thursday: Synthetic Leathers Really Work!

0 - Published February 7, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

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!

Traditional Thursday: Testing The EverPocket2

1 - Published January 31, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Doug Trettin’s legendary EverPocket2 gets a FULL review from a true appreciator of traditional lacrosse stringing.