What are Lacrosse Balls Made of?

The “ball” used in lacrosse has undergone monumental changes since the game was first observed being played by Native Americans in 1636 by French Jesuit missionary, Jean de Brebeuf. Today’s balls are fashioned of solid vulcanized rubber. In the past, balls have encompassed rounded rocks, carved wood, and deerskin balls stuffed with hair, feathers and/or […]

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Lacrosse Gear for Home Practice

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many players are finding themselves spending a significant amount of their time practicing alone in response to stay-at-home orders. Even if players weren’t being cooped up without practice partners, there are multiple types of gear and training aids that every player should have to make sessions more productive. Balls Invest in […]

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Why the NOCSAE is Important to Sports

Sports form a central part of the life of many individuals beginning as children and continuing into college. Participating in sports can be fun, but it can also be dangerous without the proper safety equipment. The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has been helping to make sports safer since 1970. The […]

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