As the sport of lacrosse continues to expand throughout the world, lacrosse manufacturers are using the highest levels of technology to create awesome new lacrosse equipment. Below is a breakdown of some of the most popular types of lacrosse shafts currently available.
Once the most common shaft, aluminum lacrosse handles have a good strength-to-weight ratio. These shafts are great for lacrosse players of all ages, however with advancing technology lighter and stronger handles are now used by higher level lacrosse players. Aluminum shafts are great for attackmen, midfielders, defensemen, and even goalies.
Titanium lacrosse shafts provide a much higher strength-to-weight ratio than any aluminum shaft available. Known for their superior strength, Titanium lacrosse handles are great for the lacrosse player who needs a durable handle that can withstand the physical nature of the game without sacrificing weight. The Warrior Titan Pro Titanium is the number one choice among MLL pros.
Composite lacrosse shafts are made of high grade carbon fiber, allowing for great strength and weight. The composite lacrosse shaft allows for ultimate feel and control. There is no need for grip tape with Composite lacrosse handles.
Alloy lacrosse shafts are characterized by their unmatched feel and weight. They are the lightest lacrosse shafts in the game and also deliver great strength. Many manufacturers are now adding built-in grips to their alloy lacrosse handles which offer the lacrosse player a unique and advantageous feel. Alloy shafts include variations of C405, Vandium, and many other mixed metal combinations.
Made of high performance element number 21. Scandium lacrosse shafts feature the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any other shaft in the lacrosse world. This shaft is great for lacrosse players of all positions because of its great feel and durability.
*Many manufacturers are now making hybrid lacrosse shafts, combining technologies to create unique shafts.