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Paul Rabil – Talking Pockets

Talking Pockets! Paul Rabil spent an hour with me a couple weeks ago talking about lacrosse, his path to stardom, and so much more, but we didn’t cover his pocket all that much… or did we?

It turns out, I actually did ask Paul Rabil to talk about his pocket, and what he says is endlessly interesting! Paul talks about natural whip, his stringing set up, and the ONE THING that holds most kids back from having a great pocket in their lacrosse stick.

Check out Paul’s stick, listen to his pocket wisdom, and then try to steal his pattern, and try out his pocket for yourself! Or just listen and learn. Either way you should know that Paul Rabil does NOT use waxed mesh. I could tell you which brand he DOES use, but what would be the fun in that? Offer up your best guess… it will probably be correct!

Talking Pockets: Paul Rabil

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For more from Paul Rabil, check out 60 Minutes with Paul Rabil, or Paul’s AWESOME posts right here on

The Little Things: Paul Rabil’s Secret to Success

Stickwork Cannot Be Mastered

My Life as a Visual Learner

My First Club Lacrosse Experience

The Best Lacrosse Camp I Ever Attended

Thanks to Paul Rabil for spending time with us, and for sharing his thoughts on an ideal lacrosse pocket! Make sure you check out Paul each weekend playing for the New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse, and stay tuned to for more awesome, original, authentic, lacrosse content!

As a bonus, here are a couple more killer videos to watch from LAS (subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE!):

Keep your eyes peeled for another awesome video dropping shortly on the Australian U19 Team’s recent trip to Long Island for training and scrimmages. It’s never ending excellence here on LAS!