The Best Shooting Coach You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Paul Rabil is considered the best lacrosse player on the planet. If you have ever wondered how he got so good, just ask Scott Pugh, his coach for three years at DeMatha Catholic High School and one of the men Rabil credits for winning championships in high school, college and as a professional. With resume boasts like this, Coach Pugh has become one of the most sought after private instructors in the DC-Metropolitan region. Just this past weekend, on Sat Oct 4th, Coach Pugh teamed up with former pupil Pat Harbeson (DeMatha ’10 / University of Virgina ’14) for a Shooting Clinic on the campus of Mater Dei School in Bethesda, MD. Players from the most prestigious schools in the area including Gonzaga, Georgetown Prep, DeMatha, The Heights, Landon, & Richard Montgomery came out to match their skills with the best in the area. Read More…

Posted in: D1, High School

ESPN NCAA Lacrosse Commercial Will Give You Chills

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ESPN hired former University of Virginia lacrosse All-American Jay Jalbert, now a filmmaker, to produce this open to the network’s NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships this month….and it’s awesome! Read More…

Posted in: D1, videos

Vision Wear Launches Emerging Lacrosse Apparel Brand

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Toronto based Vision Wear is focusing on starting up with a performance socks line unlike anything on the market and intend on expanding to other sorts of apparel. Vision Wear socks provide maximum comfort, durability, and a variety of styles. Read More…

#BostonStrong For Lax Players – Now Head To Toe

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We first introduced you to ChariToes last year when they started raising money for the One Fund Boston with their Boston Strong / One Fund-themed socks. Charitoes is making a big impact this season, too. Read More…

Posted in: Accessories, Apparel

STX Recalls Shield Throat Protector Due to Laceration Hazard

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STX is recalling 4,000 units of the Shield Throat Guard which is a piece of equipment worn by goalies. The Shield Throat Protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a laceration hazard to the user. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. Read More…

Posted in: Goalie equipment, STX

East Coast Lacrosse USA And Canada Shirts

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We figure with the Olympics coming up that you might want some fresh gear to rep where you’re from. East coast Lacrosse has just designed new USA and Canada shirts. All four are made in the USA with a quick-drying body and breathable inserts. Read More…

Posted in: International, Shirts

The Best Helmet Wrapz You’ll See All Day

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Kennesaw State Men’s Lacrosse club will be taking their game to the next level this season in stylish new helmet decals. The team installed fresh Gorilla Wrapz to their helmets and the finished product is clean. Friday night made for quite the party for the strong MCLA team entering its 5th season. Read More…

Posted in: Gorilla Wrapz, Helmets

Must See One Handed Practice Goal From University Of Michigan

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We just received an inbox from a loyal LPG reader and it’s a BEAUT! The message is below followed by the sick highlight. One handed goals never get old. Read More…

Posted in: D1, video

StringKing Lacrosse Launches uSTRING BETA

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Lacrosse Playground is proud to share StringKing Lacrosse’s new announcement with the entire lacrosse community. Years of hard work, trial & error, pocket testing, photo editing, and shooting video have resulted in their latest release: uSTRING BETA. Read More…

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Faceoff Academy Coaches School Us on Face-Offs

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Face-off rules have been tinkered with for the better part of the last decade, but the role of the face-off man got a little extra attention last spring because of some media articles and coaches questioning the necessity of facing off. The Face-Off Academy is one of the nation’s leading instructional academies for face-off specialists. We spoke to Face-Off Academy coaches Greg Gurenlian, Chris Mattes and Jerry Ragonese about all things face-off related. Read More…