Stringing 6 Diamond Traditional Pocket With Single String

traditional pocket greg rose


For this traditional, I stuck with what I’ve been doing recently, in that it is single string, but have adjusted it to the specific player. This traditional is 6-diamond, which is basically the median for traditionals, between 4 and 8. Read More…

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A Journey and Book: Zen, Lacrosse and the Art of Stringing

A Journey and Book: Zen, Lacrosse and the Art of Stringing


Zen, Lacrosse and the Art of Stringing begins with a journey across the country to different locations, based on the start of the lacrosse season in that area, teaching as many players, parents and coaches how to understand their game better through learning how to understand their pocket, string the perfect pocket for their game at that moment and how to progress as they progress as people; the culmination will produce a hard copy book. Read More…

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Live Online Stringing Class with the Stick Doctor and Rose School of Stringing

stick doctor


Stick Doctor fans, we are happy to announce the partnership with Rose School of Stringing to provide LIVE ONLINE stick stringing classes. Classes will be taught by myself, Greg Rose, of Rose School of Stringing. The idea: we wanted to provide a more active forum for learning to string a stick online, not just hitting stop and start on a YouTube video. Read More…

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MLL Weekend: Pockets vs. Irene

mll championship weather


With the MLL weekend come and gone faster than you can not find a flashlight at your local hardware store, I wanted to note how admirably all the players dealt with the conditions laid forth: IRENE. For those of you who spent Saturday and Sunday glued to your couch watching the MLL, whether by choice or not, you probably noticed the distinct, severe difference between Saturday’s weather in Annapolis when compared to Sunday’s. Read More…

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Live Online Stringing Class with the Stick Doctor and Rose School of Stringing



Stick Doctor fans, we are happy to announce the partnership with Rose School of Stringing to provide LIVE ONLINE stick stringing classes. Classes will be taught by myself, Greg Rose, of Rose School of Stringing. The idea: we wanted to provide a more active forum for learning to string a stick online, not just hitting stop and start on a YouTube video. Students will be encouraged to follow along, pose questions, and learn! Keep Reading…

RIP Pocket…It’s Been a Good Run



As the season is winding down, I’m sure many of you are getting to the end of your pocket’s life. Can you remember that perfect pocket you had? Great hold, shot hard, passed accurately, etc. etc. Fast forward to now. Are you starting to drop the ball more? Are your passes sailing depending on the ball you’re using? Has your shot speed declined? These are all tell-tale signs of your pocket being TOO OLD.

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When Humidity Strikes, Get Loose



Laxers and lax lovers, good morning. I hope this post finds you all well on your way to a successful lax season in one way or another. I wanted to share a quick tip and story about humidity and how it may effect your game!

The Post-Shot Pocket Scrub



Notice the FIRST thing some offensive players do after they score a goal. Even before their celebration, a player will take the back of their head and rub it against their hip.

Woodgrain Easton Launch + Brown Leather Technique Talk



Hello laxers and lax lovers! Sorry for the week hiatus. In the videos below, I talk about a leather technique used by some. I hope that if you’re thinking about doing a leather bag, you would try this technique sometime.

Posted in: Easton, Stringing

Symmetry Is One Of The Building Blocks Of Beauty; Also, Pockets



Good morning laxers and lax lovers. After teaching my Gonzaga workshop this week, I obtained some more insight into what troubles beginner stringers: symmetry. Symmetry is among many of the important aspects to stringing your pocket. Some of the other most important parts: sidewalls and tension.