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  • Lacrosse Arm Guards and Arm Pads... Are They the Same?

    Posted on October 9, 2014 by Lax World

    Brine lacrosse arm guardLacrosse is a high contact sport with players whacking each other with their sticks, and protecting the arms is critical during play. Although the differences between protective arms guards and protective arm pads are subtle, position and level of play often determine which is more suitable.

    Arm pads provide good protection and have less padding than arm guards. These pads protect from the middle lower of the bicep to the upper part of the forearm along with elbow protection. Arms pads are a good choice for lacrosse players who don’t mind getting checked and for those who want optimal mobility. While all positions can use arm pads, two-way midfielders are the most common. Since defense positions are rarely on the receiving end of checks and impact, these players often wear small arm pads. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse Gear


  • Choosing the Right Lacrosse Stick for You - Be Prepared When You Step Out There

    Posted on October 2, 2014 by Lax World

    vintage lacrosse sticks

    For the serious lacrosse player, choosing a stick can be like choosing a significant other. The right lacrosse stick will become an integral part of your game, and will guide how you play every time that you lace up your cleats. The wrong stick can hold great players back, and keep them merely mediocre. With so much riding on your choice of stick it is important to look at the different options that are available, and what they offer the different sorts of playing styles that are commonly utilized in the game. Let's check out some of the most popular sticks in the game, and where they can best be utilized. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Sticks, Lacrosse Tips


  • Lacrosse Tips: Proper Nutrition for Every Lacrosse Player

    Posted on September 25, 2014 by Lax World

    lacrosse diet

    The game of lacrosse is a vigorous and physically taxing game that requires its players to secure the highest level of fitness. Staying fit for lacrosse requires a complex plan of exercising, regulating one's diet, and maintaining mental and emotional wellness. A lacrosse player needs to have a strong will and mind to overpower the other players strategically. This person must also ingest vitamins and minerals that will strengthen his or her body for maximum play. Additionally, a lacrosse player will want to have optimal cardiovascular health and toned muscles. The following are some tips on how one can maintain wellness for lacrosse by using a combination of methods. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips


  • What's New at Lax World?

    Posted on September 18, 2014 by Lax World

    lacrosse players shadow

    GET YOUR GAME ON

    If you love lacrosse and want to be well-suited, you should check out the great new items available now online at Laxworld.com. If you are a player, team coach, trainer, or other professional involved in suiting up or providing your players with the best in lacrosse gear, you know the importance of having everything in place before that big game. If you're well-prepared, and mentally ready for the game, you'll do better and feel more confident to succeed. So the first step to getting your game on is to get your gear on! Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Gear, Lacrosse News


  • Top 10 Lacrosse Fails of All Time

    Posted on September 11, 2014 by Lax World

    The following ten lacrosse fails, in no particular order, are sure to make you groan a time or two, as well as laugh a lot, too. For some of them, you might even be thinking that you are glad you aren't the one in the video. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • Here's an Awesome Youth Lacrosse Drill to Improve Your Game

    Posted on September 4, 2014 by Lax World

    fun lacrosse drill

    Here is a great way to train while having tons of fun!

    Hoopster Lacrosse

     

    1. Supplies: 1 ball per player, 1 goal, 1 Warrior Monster Shooting Target, 2 coaches.

    2. Purpose: improving ground ball pickup skills, passing accuracy and goal shooting skills for individual or team practice sessions. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips


  • Lacrosse Mesh Buyer's Guide - An Inside Look

    Posted on August 28, 2014 by Lax World

    close-up lacrosse meshMesh is a subjective subject. There are five different types of mesh, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. The difference boils down to player preference. There is the popular mesh and the mesh that is difficult to set up for play. Most players would choose the popular mesh, but for professional grade play, the choice is the more difficult. Here is an overview of Mesh. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse Gear


  • The 10 Most Epic Lacrosse Plays of All Time!

    Posted on August 21, 2014 by Lax World

    Lacrosse fans love the thrill of the save – particularly when it includes elements not seen in everyday lacrosse games. From extreme fake-outs to silly team celebrations, the best lacrosse plays provide plenty of entertainment for players and crowd members alike. Over the years, talented athletes have impressed with thousands of truly amazing lacrosse plays and saves, but the following are easily ten of the best ever! Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • Brand Spotlight: What's Hot in the STX Product Line?

    Posted on August 14, 2014 by Lax World

    STX Lacrosse LogoSTX is a Baltimore-based company that manufactures world-class equipment for all levels of play. Many of these designs offer technology that improves your game or safety equipment that allows you the freedom to play at your best without restricting you.

     

    STX AMP Shaft is designed for male, youth players in casual games. These are awesome sticks for beginners, and they come in three sizes. The 30-inch stick was designed for the midfield and those players on offense. The 40-inch stick is designed for goalies. The 60-inch stick is designed for those players on defense. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Gear, Lacrosse News


  • How Much Does it Cost to Play Lacrosse?

    Posted on July 31, 2014 by Lax World

    Set of men's lacrosse equipment

    Between lacrosse sticks, helmets, arm and shoulder pads, athletic shoes, and gloves, outfitting the lacrosse player with the proper equipment can certainly add up. And while these large up-front expenses can be a preventing factor in taking up the sport for many, equipment today is being made at a higher quality than it ever has before, ensuring it lasts longer, so you’ll have to upgrade and replace less.

    With that being said, here’s a quick pricing guide to lacrosse equipment:

    The Stick

    The lacrosse stick is the most important part of a laxer’s arsenal, and should be the starting point when you’re shopping for gear. Most experienced lacrosse players purchase their stick heads and stick shafts separately to further customize it to their personal preferences, but it is possible to buy complete lacrosse sticks, typically starting around $40. The majority of laxers, however, elect to purchase their head and shafts separately. It’s typically more expensive – heads range anywhere from $35 to over $100 and shafts are divided by position (midfield, attack, goalie and defense). Like heads, prices on shafts range, typically beginning around $60 to upwards of $100. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse Gear


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