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Review: LAXe Handle



The way I’ve made my butt ends for years was by basically making a huge knob that would stop my index finder and my thumb as the rest of my bottom hand wrapped around it. I liked it because I felt like I could bring my top hand further down the shaft to have a […]

Posted in: Equipment/Gear, Gadgets

Grip ‘N Rip: Scott Rodgers, Ohio Machine

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Warrior Pro Player and Ohio Machine brick wall, Scott Rodgers drops by to give the low down on what he’s using to stop some serious heat in the MLL. After being named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2010 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament, he finished his career at Notre Dame ranked first in save percentage and […]

Posted in: Arm Pads, Equipment/Gear

Wolf Athletics Ghost Shaft and LED Lax Kit Review

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The guys over at Wolf Athletics challenged me to try their Ghost shaft along with the LED Lax kit that goes with it. I put these to the test and found them to be pretty cool and innovative. The Shaft The Wolf Athletics Ghost shaft is made of a polycarbonate material that is used for bullet […]

Grip ‘N Rip: Connor Buczek, Florida Launch

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Dubbed “The Cincinnati Sniper,” Connor Buczek was drafted second overall in the 2015 MLL Draft by the Florida Launch for his dodging capabilities, and his accurate stretch shooting. Connor finished his college career at Cornell University as a three-time USILA All-American, twice being named a first team All-American, a three-time first team All-Ivy League, a […]

Joule Review by @strungfromabove

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@strungfromabove reviews Joule:  

Burd Wood Works Lacrosse Sticks

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After getting to spend a few field days with Burd’s wooden attack shaft out here in sunny Southern California, I’ve come to love wooden handles. The Burd stick I’m testing doesn’t have the optional wax coating, which gave it a true old-school-style feel to the stick. It’s made from hickory, so you you can be darn […]

Posted in: Sticks/Shafts

Grip ‘N Rip: Tyler Albrecht, Loyola University (MD)

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Grip ‘N Rip just went international! Oakville, Ontario native and current Loyola Greyhound senior midfielder, Tyler Albrecht, gives us the rundown on what he uses for the outdoor and indoor game. As a holiday gift from Tyler and us at LPG, Tyler also took a few pictures of the new Under Armour and Cascade gear […]

StringKing Metal Review

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StringKing challenged both me and Rob to review their Metal shafts (here’s Rob’s take).  The Metal weighs in at only 130 grams, making it the lightest shaft on the market, and when I picked it up for the first time, I was shocked by how light it felt. Even after taping it up and putting […]

Grip ‘N Rip: Steele & Wells Stanwick

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In a world controlled by the mesh industry, Under Armour pros Steele and Wells Stanwick have kept it old school throughout their entire lacrosse careers by using traditional-style pita pockets strung-up by their dad. I got a chance to talk sticks with the both of them and dig further into why they love traditional so much. Both […]

Getting to Know Alpha Lacrosse

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Alpha, a San Diego based lacrosse shaft manufacturer, is making strides in an emerging West Coast lacrosse market. They make carbon fiber shafts with controlled flex points in shafts have been shown to improve shot speed (we’ll give you a full review when we get our hands on one soon). I caught up with National Sales Manager, […]