FoGoLax On The Road – Brooklyn

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A good mate of mine is a HS Lacrosse coach in Brooklyn, NY at Eagle Academy. He recently asked me to come work with his face off guys that had just started to play lacrosse. I said YES!

FoGoLax On The Road – ROC to FLA


Matt Schomburg of FoGoLax provides a journal detailing his trips to Rochester and Florida. Get more from this great coach and funny Aussie on LAS!

Teaching Face Offs In Japan

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Teaching Face Offs in Japan! Charlie Raffa and Matt Schomburg took a recent trip over to Japan with FoGoLax to teach the art of face offs.

Top 5 Long Island FOGOs

Top 5 Long Island FoGos

Today we’re talking about the Top 5 Long Island FoGos! LI consistently produces some of the top face off specialists in the country, so who is the best?

Hell Week For Australia U19 Lacrosse

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The Australia U19 Lacrosse team recently went through their very own version of Hell Week, where the strong separate themselves from the weak. We have a full report on the camp!

Better Behind The Back Face Off Video

I’m pretty sure this will never become super popular amongst college players or coaches, but for the kids who really hone their F/O craft, it’s impressive, and adds another level of challenge to winning a draw. This time around it’s Kieran Lee, a 2015 player out of Pine River HS in New York. Like Stephen Cuccurullo, Lee is also a product.

Ever Seen A Behind The Back Face Off?

Stephen Cuccurullo of the Tenacious Turtles wins a face off clamp, pulls the ball out with one hand, and goes behind his back to keep possession. I am pretty sure I couldn’t do that! The ref is in the way, but the video should be slow enough where you can see the action. Pretty insane stuff from a kid who is still quite a few years away from playing in college.

The Beauty of The Face Off Battle

I was out in Syosset, Long Island, recently and took in a camp. I’ll have more from the camp in the next week, but for now I wanted to share some great video I got from the session. It’s just face offs, up close and personal. It might look like an ugly scrap from afar, but up close the Face Off battle is a work of art, and something to behold.

Great FOGOLax Camp Drill And Update

FoGoLax has been around since 2005, and last week, Matt Schomburg and Co. wrapped up their 8th straight sold out camp of the Summer. The last camp was filled with players from all over the nation including states Florida, California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut and New York. With top level counselors from […]

Matt Schomburg: Perfecting The Art Of Facing Off

Schommy is one of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and competitive people I’ve ever met. He’s also a great friend, proud Australian, and one heck of a face off instructor. CW has known Schommy since 2001, and it’s about time you get to know him too.

FoGoLax Traveling, Teaching Face Offs All Summer

Now Schommy runs FoGoLax, and he travels around the country doing clinics, and passing on his knowledge base to kids, and the future FoGos of tomorrow. Last weekend, he was in St. Louis, and had a great turn out of players, and kids who wanted to learn the details of the battle at the X.