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.
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!
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.
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?
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 […]
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?