Tag Archives: Lacrosse Balls

Sizing Lacrosse Sticks for Youth Players

The first rule of lacrosse sticks for youth players is to find one that the athlete can handle comfortably while remaining within official guidelines. Youngsters should be strong enough to wield the stick and to do so easily. Experts recommend that the stick length be equal to the height of the player – never taller. […]

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 […]

Custom Lacrosse Balls Delivered Direct for Your Team

Every coach knows how difficult it is to keep ahead of the game when maintaining an ample supply of lacrosse balls on hand. Coaches around the world have discovered the advantages of having a supply of lacrosse balls delivered directly to their home or school for their players. Lacrosse Balls Direct offers free two-day shipping […]

The Art of Cradling a Lacrosse Ball

Cradling a lacrosse ball is much harder than it appears and it’s one of the most frustrating skills for new players to master. It’s an absolutely essential ability to ensure the ball stays with the stick, isn’t dislodged by a misstep, or knocked out by an opposing player. The good news is that with practice, […]

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 […]

Top Colleges in the Northeast for Men’s Lacrosse

More than 70 colleges in 10 conferences offer men’s lacrosse throughout the U.S. There’s no dearth of colleges and universities that field men’s lacrosse teams, the large majority of them are located in the northeastern portion of the nation. The following are some of the top ranked colleges in the Northeast Region for Men’s Division […]

Fearless and Fierce: The Lacrosse Goalie

Bumps, bruises and bodies that ache all over are all in a day’s work for a lacrosse goalie. A lacrosse goalie doesn’t have the benefit of thickly padded protection from injury like other sports. The lack of protection stems from tradition and a means of demonstrating fearlessness, which makes the position of goalie one of […]

5 Reasons Lacrosse is Great for Kids

Lacrosse is a popular sport that originated with Native American tribes on the East Coast and the Great Plains regions of the U.S. and Canada. Modifications from the original game were made by Europeans and the game continued to evolve into the worldwide sensation it is today. There are both mental and physical benefits for […]

Why Add a Custom Logo to Your Bulk Order

There are many reasons to customize your lacrosse balls and it’s easy to add a logo with a bulk order at Lacrosse Balls Direct. Bulk orders are available beginning with quantities of 60+ balls in seven different colors to coordinate with teams, schools and other organizations. Professional level lacrosse balls are available, along with training […]

The Lacrosse Ball….And What You May Not Know

History of The Lacrosse Ball Lacrosse, though yet to be an Olympic Sport, has earned its right to be one of the most popular ball and field games in the world particularly famous in North America, United States and in the United Kingdom. What makes this sport unique is the crosse or netted stick used […]