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Lacrosse Helmets 101

With all of the controversy revolving around lacrosse helmets recently, it is important to do your research and make sure you pick out the best helmet to suit your needs. Look for helmets that are NOCSAE certified. Your helmet is arguably the most important piece of equipment in your lacrosse arsenal. Comfort is the most…

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Lacrosse Gloves 101

There are several things to look at when buying a pair of lacrosse gloves – you want to look for protection, ventilation, weight and flexibility. They have to deliver great stick feel while offering protection. Lacrosse is a fast-paced game. Running up and down the field can be an intense work out, and having gloves that are well…

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Getting started: Beginners Lacrosse 101

Did you know lacrosse was founded by Native Americans back in 1840. French missionaries gave lacrosse its modern name because the stick looks like a bishop’s staff, which is la crosse in French. THE GEAR Each player in boys lacrosse are required to have a lacrosse stick, helmet, shoulder pads, arm protection and gloves. Some organizations…

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Lacrosse Cleats 101

Lacrosse is a high impact, high energy sport, cleats that are designed specifically for the sport are essential. When choosing footwear, fit, comfort and traction are important factors to consider. FIT Lacrosse cleats should not be too tight, nor too loose (which can cause blisters). As with running shoes, you should have at least a…

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Women’s Lacrosse 101

This is just a quick refresher of women’s lacrosse for those who are just getting started in the game. Women’s lacrosse is a spring sport played on a regulation soccer field. There are 12 players – three attack, five midfielders, three defenders and one goalie. The game is a 50 minute, two-half match that starts…

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Shoulder Pads 101

In lacrosse, the difference between scoring the deciding goal and watching from the sidelines can come down to choosing the right protection. When it comes to shoulder pads, responsible for protecting your collarbone and sternum, there’s much to consider—the size, the fit, the shape—to find the perfect for your game. Shoulder pads cover the shoulders,…

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Lacrosse Heads 101

Your lacrosse head matters, regardless of your level of play or position. Too choose the one that’s right for your game, consider legality, your position and your level of experience. There are over thirty different lacrosse heads available on lacrosse.com, and choosing the right one can be a tough task. The angle, stiffness, width and…

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Shafts 101

To play the game you gotta have one, we all know this. But how do decide when you’re just starting out in the game. Here, we’re gonna breakdown the ins and outs of buying a lacrosse shaft. For those veterans of the game, who knows you might just learning something. FIRST UP – WHAT POSITION…

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THE ULTIMATE LACROSSE UNIFORM SOLUTION

If you’re a lacrosse club director, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of wasted time and money on ordering uniforms and gear. At tournament after tournament, the administrators we talk to speak of their frustration with collecting checks and distributing gear on their own, sometimes from their garage. That’s why we developed playerPASS to remove that…

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Nike Lacrosse reveals new Huarache 5

For the first time in The Ride’s history a brand new product from Nike Lacrosse was revealed, the all-new Huarache 5’s. At Nike, Huarache is an iconic name in the lacrosse world but Eric Avar explained how its legacy spans much further than just lacrosse. Started as simple running shoe designed with the bare essentials,…