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

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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.

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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.

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.