It is a well-known belief that UNC’s Billy Bitter and the entire Stanwick family get their wands strung by their dads. Now there is proof. Inside Lacrosse asked Steele during the Big City Classic about his stick and he gave a great explanation behind its purpose. He discusses his shooting strings, the ball placement, the shaft, and MORE.
Each week Lacrosse Playground 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. This week we are featuring Swarthmore’s scoring threat Max Hubbard. Hubbard is Jesse Hubbard’s brother, who continues the great legacy established by his older brother by ripping nets and rocking Warrior. Check out how Jesse and Max string their wands after the Jump. Keep Reading
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Lax Wraps has recently tweeted a special offer with the purchase of a custom stick wrap. Lax Wraps, engineered from a special polyester fiber fabric can be easily removed and reapplied with minimal residue. A player can place the wrap on the shaft, remove it and then reapply without losing adhesion.>>READ MORE
One of two new limited edition handles out on the market now, there’s a new look to this limited edition Brine Rastabeat. With only 300 manufactured Brine’s Rastafarian take on the Swizzbeat handle is being sold in select retailers nationwide. >> Read More
The retailer, Stickhead Lacrosse, will soon introduce their specially designed shafts by 1Lacrosse. 1Lacrosse has been crushing the customized shaft game for well over a year now. Their first big splash was this past summer’s Under Armour All-America games at Towson University. More after the jump.
It’s no secret that defensive middies have been an integral part of the game. UVA’s Chris Rotelli and Billy Glading catapulted the reemergence of two-way middies just a few years ago which inevitably garnered attention to D-Middies. Coaches and spectators alike started to take notice. Fans started to not only cheer for the Kyle Harrison’s of the world, but instead they found themselves rooting for the Benson Erwin’s. The vital role D-Middies play in the MLL and at any level for that matter is irreplaceable.