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Lacrosse Arm Protection Buying Guide

There are three different styles of arm protection that you have to choose from; arm guards, arm pads, and elbow pads. Before you make your purchase, make sure you take the time to evaluate these three criteria; position, style of play, and if you value comfort or protection. Based on these criteria, you can almost guarantee that you will make the right decision.

What are the Differences between Lacrosse Arm Guards, Arm Pads, and Elbow Pads?

Lacrosse Arm Guards: Out of the three styles, arm guards will give you the most security. If sized properly, your arm guards should provide maximum arm More >

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Lacrosse Shaft Buying Guide

There are many different types of lacrosse shafts on the market, and as a result it makes choosing the right one for yourself very difficult. There are several factors in a shaft that accommodate each player such as; length, material, weight, finish, and handle shape.

In lacrosse, you will notice there are three different stick lengths used to enhance the player’s ability to succeed. Without the head installed, men’s shafts are typically one of three lengths; 30 inches for the attack and midfield positions, 60 inches for defense, and 40 inches for goalies.  You will notice a large variety of price points More >

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How to Cut a Lacrosse Shaft

There are several reasons why you might need to cut a lacrosse shaft, but the most common reason is to make it more appropriate for your own height. It is very popular in youth lacrosse to shorten the shaft in correlation to the player’s height. Today, the experts here at Monkey Sports will help you through the process of cutting your lacrosse shaft to best fit your needs.

Materials Needed 

  • Lacrosse Shaft (New or Recycled)
  • Tape Measure (Minimum 6 feet)
  • Athletic Tape/ Permanent Marker
  • Hack Saw
  • Work Bench or Vice
  • Sand Paper
Five Steps to Achieve Greatness

Step 1: Decide what stick length is best suited for you and your position?

Before cutting More >

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Lacrosse Head Buying Guide – The Wand Chooses the Wizard

Have you ever heard the phrase, “It’s not the wand it’s the Wizard?” Well, that’s not entirely true.  A wizard cannot produce magic without his wand just like a LAXBRO cannot produce goals without his SPOON. This guide will help you through the process of selecting the perfect lacrosse head based on your preference. Before we begin, it is important to know that not every lacrosse head is perfect for everyone.  There are several factors in a head that accommodate each player such as; legality, weight, durability, mouth width,  pinch, and bottom rail configuration. If you want to improve your game More >

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Holiday Gift Guide II – Empire Snipes Back

The holidays are just around the corner and our experts at Monkey Sports and lacrossemonkey.com are here to help eliminate the stress of finding the perfect gift. This will be our second Holiday Gift Guide Blog that will provide insight on some exotic gift ideas (organized by price) that will better the lacrosse experience for the entire family!

 

Gift Ideas for $10 – $25

Jimalax Semi Hard Mesh $6.99

StringKing Performance Shooters $6.99

Jimalax Crosslace 16ft. $3.99

One great stocking stuffer idea for the “humble” lacrosse player is a customized stringing set! Your stick is a reflection of yourself; no other sport has a piece of equipment more subjective to More >