The Music City Meltdown – Hosted by Rise Lacrosse

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Taking place is the heart of the Southeast, Rise Lacrosse is excited to be hosting the inaugural regional lacrosse tournament – The Music City Meltdown! Centralized in Nashville, TN, The Meltdown has been designed to be a regional lacrosse tournament while also providing it’s participate with the opportunity to experience Music City. The Meltdown will […]

Throttle Lacrosse Training Tool By Discover Your Game

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The Discover Your Game Throttle takes a popular drill for improving shot technique and perfects it. Every coach has yelled at some point to “SHOOT OVERHAND” and coaches like Dave Cottle have been incredibly successful with this shot so there is a definite reason to shoot overhand. Read More…

Discover Your Game Glyde For Goalie Training

DYG GLYDE


Stepping to the ball, common sense says no but goalies say yes. Well maybe not at first and when they do it is often shy slow steps that really dont improve position. With the Glyde goalies are able to work on their step in an easy to see way. If they step too low they will kick the glide which with bright colors is easy to see and adjust to. Read More…

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STX Stallion 500 Lacrosse Helmet Review

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The helmet game has been pretty one sided for awhile now in the game of lacrosse. STX has partnered with Schutt this year to make their first effort into the helmet game with the Stallion 500 helmet. Helmets are a difficult piece of equipment to design with many aspects to consider making STX’s partnership a good decision when working into this market. Read More…

Stylin Strings Laxmas Sale With Exclusive Discount Code For Lacrosse Playground Users

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Happy Holidays from the crew here at Lacrosse Playground and Stylin’ Strings Lax. We want to say thank you for following our social media, our great content, and opening our emails all year long. We work hard to provide the latest and greatest on what’s going on in the world of lacrosse. We have a big line up for 2015 so we hope to provide you with more great content next year. Read More…

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The Epoch Hawk Lacrosse Head Gear Review

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The Epoch Hawk is their first attempt at making a head for any player but definitely marketed towards the elite player. After using the head it really fits the needs of just about anyone on the field. Just like every product Epoch makes they have put a ton of time in research and development with the Hawk and it really does show when you pick it up to shoot around. Read More…

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STX Hammer 500 Lacrosse Shaft Equipment Review

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Carbon Defensive shafts have been tried before by many companies in the game of lacrosse and typically, it has gone horribly. For a long time I believed there was no real solution for an aggressive pole who wants the carbon feel, the STX Hammer 500 is one solution that truly lives up to the promise and name. Read More…

STX Signs Major League Lacrosse 2014 Goalie of the Year John Galloway

John Galloway STX


Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced that it has signed a two-year contract with Major League Lacrosse (MLL) 2014 Goalie of the Year John Galloway. He led the Rochester Rattlers to MLL’s Championship Game for the first time since 2008 and finished the 2014 regular season with 194 saves. Read More…

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Barrier Lacrosse 10 Diamond Series Equipment Review

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Another series from Barrier Lacrosse one of the new mesh makers on the scene. Their 10 Diamond Mesh is pretty solid as well and comes in some great variants; Soft, Semi-Hard, and WAX. Their mesh proving to always be impressive and the versatility from a newer company even more so. Read More…

Barrier Lacrosse 6 Diamond Gear Review

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Barrier Lacrosse is a newer mesh company that we contacted to test their mesh after seeing some of their product and seeing that they are popular internationally and doing something pretty unique. Their 6 Diamond comes in a soft mesh variant that I personally had never seen before and was very interested in as 6 Diamond hard always seemed to take a long time to break in. Read More…

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