The Faceoff Academy Video Coach is FINALLY HERE

The Faceoff Academy Video Coach is FINALLY HERE


It’s hard to believe the Faceoff Academy is only 11 months old. In that time we have prided ourselves on delivering the most advanced, comprehensive, and honorable coaching that the faceoff position has ever seen. We have held over 50 FOA events, produced recruiting pipelines for our athletes, and have cultivated great relationships with some of the top high school and collegiate programs in the country. Read More…

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The Faceoff Academy Announces National Tour

The Faceoff Academy


I’m proud to announce The Faceoff Academy’s National Tour. I am Greg Gurenlian, Major League Lacrosse All-Star player for the New York Lizards. Along with the help of my partners, Chris Mattes and Jerry Ragonese, we’ve created the perfect platform for every face-off man. There is a national instructional tour, an online space for commentary, recruiting strategies, and direct contact with coaching staff 24/7. Read More…

Long Island Lizards’ Greg Gurenlian Tests the New Warrior Blade Pro (Video)

greg gurenlian, lacrosse playground


After getting my hands on the new Blade Pro from Warrior, I strung it up and put it to the test. I did my usual routine for warming up and compared the heads side-by-side. I then checked for flexibility, scoop, and a bunch of other features. Here’s my comparison. Read More…

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Face-Off Training: Be a Beast at the “X”

greg "beast" gurenlian, professional lacrosse face-off


For Starters, I want to apologize because I should of written this article a very long time ago. I’ve received a ton of emails over the past few years asking for advice on training specifically for Face-off men. Read More…

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My Road Back to Recovery (Video)

south beach lacrosse


January 2012 was a big Lacrosse month for me. Presented at the National Lacrosse convention, started my Face-off clinics in PA with Lax EVO and finally received clearance from my surgeon and PT’s to play lacrosse again for the first time since June 3rd. What better way to test out the new knee than to fly to South Beach for the Bump N Grind tournament, right? Read More…

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Myth Beasters by Brawlic Strength



Brawlic Strength was founded by former Penn State FOGO, Greg Beast. Besides playing for the MLL, Greg also works as a full time personal trainer. He takes his health seriously and wants to help others reach their full potential. Enjoy his latest writeup about beasting myths.

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