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4 Drills to Help You Become an Effective Time & Room Shooter

4 Drills to Help You Become an Effective Time & Room Shooter

Want to be more effective time and room shooter?  These 4 drills you can implement in your backyard, or on the practice field to improve your shot power, release, & accuracy. 

1. Hands Back Shooting

This is a simple warm-up drill, that emphasizes getting your hands high and away from your body to both improve your leverage and power on your shot, but also create deception. 

When you reach your hands back and keep the stick behind your gloves and helmet, as you follow through the head of your stick is not seen be the goalie until the last second,...


Stick Tips for Youth Defensive Players Using Long Poles

Stick Tips for Youth Defensive Players Using Long Poles

Today it's great to see the many youth programs and travel teams that are available across the country. However, one major problem that exists that may be hindering your child's development in the sport is stick length. 

Here at Primo, we are a big believer in stick skill development and not committing to the long stick position too soon.  Or if you do commit to this position, ensure that you are using a stick that is proportional to your size. 

This post lays out two actions you can take to ensure that you are getting the most out of your...


The True Cost of A Carbon Composite Lacrosse Shaft

The True Cost of A Carbon Composite Lacrosse Shaft

You may be wondering with all the different shafts on the market these days and all sorts of different price points what is the actual difference in these products and what are the main cost drivers?  

There are 6 key factors that drive the actual selling price of a lacrosse shaft. 

  1. Material
  2. Labor
  3. Operating Costs
  4. Warranty
  5. Profit
  6. Retail Mark-up

Material: 

Typically, lacrosse companies that have a higher price point select higher quality materials for their production.  However, even the highest end material will account for less than 10% of the actual selling price.  For example, higher end carbon...


Improve Your Conditioning In No Time With Cosgrove’s Evil 8 Barbell Complex

Improve Your Conditioning In No Time With Cosgrove’s Evil 8 Barbell Complex

Need some help in improving your conditioning in this off-season? Incorporate this barbell complex into your normal strength and conditioning program for fast results in very little time.

What is a Barbell Complex?

A barbell or dumbbell complex is essentially a series of exercises performed back to back for the prescribed rep range utilizing one barbell, or a pair of dumbbells throughout the entire routine.

Benefits of Performing Barbell Complexes:

  • Improves cardiovascular capacity
  • Boosts your muscular endurance
  • Takes little time to perform

In the words of Alwyn Cosgrove, "complexes elevate metabolism beyond anything you've ever experienced before.”

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7 Keys to a Successful Wall Ball Session

7 Keys to a Successful Wall Ball Session

Playing wall ball is one of the best ways to develop your sticks skills no matter what age or skill level you are currently at.

If you ask the pros, each one will tell you that they all have and still do spend a lot of time on the wall. Playing wall ball not only keeps your stick skills sharp, but it also allows you to be creative and develop new skills.

Here 7 keys to help you get the most out of your next wall ball session.

  1. Perform every drill with both hands.

Tip: Want...