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Grip 'N Rip: Tim Kaiser

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 LXM PRO Tim Kaiser. Kaiser, a defenseman, was an All-American at UNC. View the video after the jump to find out what head he’s playing with these days. Keep Reading…

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 LXM PRO Tim Kaiser. Kaiser, a defenseman, was an All-American at North Carolina. View the video below to find out what head he’s playing with these days.


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steve
steve
11 years ago

Who cares what stick he uses? Kid is dirrttyyy. Give him a tennis racquet and he’ll grip it and rip it.

bill
bill
11 years ago

how about a goalie for the next one

Dude
Dude
11 years ago

Yeah…… You’re going to have to explain why you think this Ed guy is a tool. He didn’t say anything about Tim Kaiser specifically. He was questioning the worth and validity to this certain entry b/c it really does not have much of value other than that Tim Kaiser uses an Evo. Just as Ed said. That’s all. I think you need to pay attention to detail more.

Big Kahuna
Big Kahuna
11 years ago

A couple of things. Fisrt off Ed is a tool. Lets just say that right off the bat. Tim Kaiser was and always will be an All American laxer. Pretty sure Ed has not nor will ever reach that status. Second, the only thing I can really critique regarding Kaiser’s stats are his lack of Karoke skills and his form in body surfing waves. Thanks that is all.

Ray R.
Ray R.
11 years ago

Impromptu interviews don’t always equal to the best quality videos (most of the time it takes a few times to get it perfect), but at least we get to know what the “pro’s” are using and what LXM provided their players with. While this isn’t in par with many of the past interviews, I like being able to see what type of equipment many of the older guys are using, especially defensemen. I’m glad to see Kaiser back in the mix, even if it is just LXM. He was a player I often watched.

ed
ed
11 years ago

Max Hubbard one sets the standard I would say.

Tim Kaiser
Tim Kaiser
11 years ago

Easy on the hate. Maybe if you were older you would know that kaiser was and still probably is dirrrrrty. He would yard sale every single one of you then rip top right.

WP Maintainer
11 years ago

Ed, I hear you. The next one will be definitely more indepth and inline with the usual Grip ‘N Rips. Have anyone in mind? What do you think of this one, https://lacrosseplay.wpengine.com/post/grip-n-rip-max-hubbard/7164

Ed
Ed
11 years ago

This one just said he uses an Evo pro and a shaft. The ones you put up before a while back were actually in depth. They have been getting shorter and more pointless. I would have to say it started with the Matt Danowski one where all he does is show off his head and pocket using his thick accent. I was hoping to find out how and why he uses his pocket he does b/c it’s basically just one shooter across that is basically in the center of his stick and not at the top. I don’t know if you have ever noticed but this is one of the weirdest and uniquest setups I have ever seen. Anyway, That Danowski one was just him flashing it up to the camera, much like this one, but basically there is nothing of value to some of these grip n rips. You guys must have some sort of purpose for this column but this particular grip n rip was absolutely worthless. Basic stuff like pocket setup and preference like shooters and such. Even a tape job would have at least shown some journalistic investigative efforts. At least the Steven Brooks one showed his personal touch to his stick, the tribute to his mother, and he talked about his pocket and EXPLAINED something.

laxer
laxer
11 years ago

please get more people that take it seriously like brian mcgill that was a great one

MArk
MArk
11 years ago

Who is Tim Kaiser? Can you get some more well-known laxers up and involved? This guy looks like a joke

WP Maintainer
11 years ago

Ed, what would you like to see more of?

Jim
Jim
11 years ago

Don’t Hate.

Ed
Ed
11 years ago

These grip n rips are just getting weaker and weaker. Cmon guys. You need to try harder or not put it up at all.

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