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  1. Baby It's Cold Outside

    photo provided by laxallstars.com Man oh man the title says it all,  Winter has finally hit and it is hitting hard!  With the temperatures dropping everyday it is getting harder and hard to get out side to work on your game, but we all know that cold weather is no excuse to let that happen!  Here are some tips...
  2. Off Season Training

    Alright boys and girls, the holidays have come and gone and it's time to get back on that grind.  If you aren't a multi-sport athlete that is involved with some sort of team activity over the winter, it can be hard to be motivated to stay in shape and make improvements on the field.  I've been there, your coach has been...
  3. Custom Stringing Trends

    Stringing in the Lacrosse world has taken a life of it's own.  All over social media you can find hundreds, if not thousands, of accounts solely dedicated to stringing lacrosse heads in different ways. A lot of the time stringing is a matter of personal preference.  Everyone plays differently so everyone likes their own style of pocket.  We have seen...
  4. Early Lacrosse Recruiting

    Is this recruiting bubble going to burst? If you are playing lacrosse as a 7th grader, chances are, at least one of your team mates or opponents are "committed" The game has evolved quickly to support recruiting players at a very young age. Is 7th grade a stretch?... yes, but we have encountered more and more freshman in High School each...
  5. Best Sales in Lacrosse for Cyber Monday

    If you are like most shoppers you are thinking to yourself. "I don't really need anything but if its a great deal I might splurge" All weekend we decided to prowl the internet and find all the best deals. There were a few 20% off sales with restrictions out there and if you were shopping for any best sellers you...
  6. Apollo vs Focus vs Metal

    When you ask your self "will this shaft break, you are usually about to press the buy button or pull it off the shelf on your favorite lacrosse store. How do you really know how tough a shaft is to break? We typically go off of: 1. What our boys say 2. What the guy in the store says 3...
  7. We All Need Fall Lacrosse

    Get your bucket hat out and some extra lacrosse balls, we are in the middle of fall lacrosse season! The fall lacrosse season may not have the glory of the spring season, but it is just as competitive. There are tons of games going on at every age level. For high school seniors, these games are their last chance to...
  8. What's Up Thompson Brothers

    By now you know and admire the four Thompson brothers. The way they play has significantly changed the way the game is played. Many of us have added, or at least tried to add, one or several of their brilliant moves to our arsenal. The brothers continue to make headlines and bring more to the game. Representing Iroquois Nationals, the brothers...
  9. East Coast Dyes: A Trend Turned Into A Game Changer

    If you play lacrosse at any level, over the past few years you have at least heard of East Coast Dyes. If you are a stringer and/or student of the game, you have been well aware of East Coast Dyes and its impact on the game for years. The takeover of performance mesh has been unbelievable. Greg Kenneally, who founded...
  10. Why Wear Gloves Ladies?

    Gloves are an essential part of the men’s lacrosse game. They protect from hard checks, are responsible for keeping guys out of the hospital from frostbite in the cold months, and provide significant grip strength. They are also 100% required for play. Gloves are not required for the women’s lacrosse game. This begs the question, why or should women wear...

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