Hot Pot

Hot Pot
Wake up on Wednesdays to the Hot Pot of Lax. An interesting take on a current lacrosse topic coupled with news and links to top stories and the lax video of the week.
Dealing with bad weather in lacrosse can be tough for a couple of reasons, especially during the winter months
Terry Crews tells us how to be a man. It's a modern world, the times are changing, and Terry Crews has been a part of all of it! From playing in the NFL to stints on radio and TV to immensely popular Old Spice commercials, Crews has been all over the place, and it's often in a "manly" context.
I'm on vacation this week in Puerto Rico, and sometimes you just need a break from it all. Let's talk about Lacrosse on Vacation!
Spring lacrosse tryouts may seem like something you don't need to worry about right now, but try out preparation is paramount to success, and being ready to roll on Day 1 doesn't happen by itself.
Stringing Patterns have plenty of upside, but there is also a downside to using a pre-set methodology for stringing your lacrosse stick. I tend to stay away from specific patterns, but I do use a lot of the same knots in the same places on different heads, and that is because of the pros and cons I'm going to list out inside!
The Path Less Taken can definitely lead to an end result of ultimate success, and it is an interesting concept, but there is also great potential for the Path Less Taken to be misunderstood, or misconstrued. The Path Less Taken isn't really a path at all... it's hacking your way through the jungle of life, and just trying to move forward.
How important is fall ball, really? Could a program go without it completely and still see success? Do the best teams at the end of the year do similar things during the fall? Is there a "right way" to do fall ball lacrosse? What are some common pitfalls of an overly structured or relaxed fall ball season?
Yesterday I wrote a post about College Lacrosse and Rape. I noted how the two things are not one and the same, but I also stated that we, as a community, can and should do something about this issue. When you consider how the mainstream media loves to connect lacrosse to rape, the latter belief becomes even more evident. But of course, not everyone sees it that way.

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