Sports Injuries: How to Treat Five of the Most Common

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Playing sports places unusual amounts of stress on the body, and this can result in numerous types of injuries while playing. Type of injuries can range from mild annoyances, to permanent kinds that affect mobility. It is helpful to understand how to treat the five most common sports injuries experienced by most players in order to stop something more serious from occurring. Read More…

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How To Turn Your Old Shoe Into An Oven Mitt

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I recently came across a very odd, yet creative way to recycle old shoes. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill procedure such as taking them to the Goodwill or passing them down to your little brother. This will really get your creative juices flowing and might even make your mom proud. I’m talking about Kickin’ Mitts! Read More…

How To Dye A Goalie Head

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I was asked to dye a pair of goalie heads for a player at Hofstra, so we started out with their colors and tried to keep it simple. Because the scoop of the goalie head is so wide, it really makes cutting the letters out much easier. I drew the letters with a sharpie onto my electrical tape, and the cut them out using the trusty Xacto blade. Read More…

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How to String: Traditional Stringers Tips

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The Lacrosse Network brings you stringing tips from East Coast Dyes. Greg from East Coast Dyes talks about traditional stringing and gives tips on how to string up a traditional head with great hold. Read More…

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Stringing A Stanwick Pita Pocket

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What is becoming commonly referred to as a “Stanwick Pita” is really just a Pita Pocket that emphasizes what the advantages of a Pita Pocket should be. Stringings like this that use leathers instead of mesh allow the pocket to move with the ball better, generally providing a better feel. Read More…

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How To Fix A Shaky Lacrosse Head With Stylin Strings

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Justin Skaggs from Stylin Strings runs through the problem of shaky heads and how to both fix and prevent the issue. The second portion of this tutorial focuses on fixing a STX AV8, a head that commonly becomes shaky. Read More…

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How to: Lacks

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At first glance, you’re going to think these two characters are serious, but then you’ll soon realize how funny they really are. The two laxrats humor us with a lacrosse tutorial and helps us find the lighter side in satirical matter. Read More…

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How To String: 9 Diamond Top String

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Two of our best content providers, The Lacrosse Network and East Coast Dyes, have teamed up to bring LPG readers weekly instructional videos on stringing. In the first video, Greg From East Coast Dyes, shows us how to string a 9 diamond top string. Read More…

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How to String a Stick with Fletch



We have incredible stringing gurus on the site, Greg Rose and Max McCool, who have given us all tricks and tips of the trade when it comes to stringing a lacrosse stick. But I actually never learned how a stick is strung! So, I turned to my old neighborhood store, Lacrosse Unlimited (at its Norwalk, CT location), and asked Kyle “Fletch” McClure to show me how Lax Unlimited gets their heads strung.

How To Defend 2 Man Game




STX promo players Brett Hughes and Pat Heim discuss how to defend the 2 man game, including getting through the pick and switching on the pick. View Video…

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