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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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Grip ‘N Rip: Duke Attackman Josh Dionne


Lacrosse Playground, every once in awhile, features a different lacrosse athlete as part of our “Grip ‘N Rip” series, where we’ll find out what the best use to fine tune their game. Today we feature Duke Blue Devils attackman, Josh Dionne. Read More…

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Stringing Workshops Around the Country, Open for Registration


The Zen, Lacrosse and the Art of Stringing project has now evolved into its second stage: traveling the country and teaching workshops. The goal of the trip is to spread the word on how knowing more about your own pocket lead you towards insights into who you are as a player, and ultimately help you improve as a player. Read More…

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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.

"I know nothing."

Happy New Year lax lovers! As the new year begins, many people, such as myself, take the time to reflect on who they are, their goals for the year, and how they can improve themselves (all you regular gym goers can see the difference in January). You achieve those goals by learning how you will get there, finding the best route, then sticking to that course.Keep Reading…

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Take It Easy…

Happy holidays laxers and lax lovers. I am writing this post to remind you all to remember the little things because, sometimes, they mean so much. When stringing a stick, it’s all in the deets (Urban Dictionary translation: details). Not to say that my upcoming bit of stringing advice means everything, anything, or even the most; I would just like to point out that sometimes something like a knot or the slightest change in tension can impact a stick tremendously.Keep Reading…

You work on this, you work on that. Why not on your pocket?

From my experiences coaching, playing, and working in the lacrosse industry, I feel there is not enough emphasis on a player and how he understands his playing instrument. Sometimes it is the wand, not the wizard. Keep Reading…