STX Shield Goalie Lacrosse Head

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Shield your cage from goals with the Shield head from STX. This goalie head is engineered for strength and stability for the advanced goaltender. C-Channel technology provides extra strength for more saves and more stability when throwing outlet passes. Ergonomic throat is more comfortable and improves wrist mobility. Weight-targeted where needed for strength and light weight feel. Available in six fresh colorways.

Posted in: Goalie equipment, STX

John Kemp’s Notre Dame Dye Job

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John Kemp, a fellow Georgetown Prep alum, recently contacted me about doing a couple of new dyes for his goalie heads. This was the first. He wanted one either completely or mostly Green with clovers on it and his last name. I made sure these clovers were large and could be seen from a distance. I also included his name in cursive near the bottom of the head and “Irish” written across the top. Read More…

Posted in: D1, Dyeing

STX Introduces New Shield Goalie Head

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STX has released a promo for their new goalie head, Shield. Designers Austin Brown and Mike Schmittdiel discuss the overriding factors that went into making an optimum head for lacrosse goalies. Learn about the technology that makes up the Shield in the video. Read More…

Posted in: Goalie equipment, STX

Gear Review: 20D Goalie Throne Mesh

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My first impressions of the mesh before I even opened the packaging was that it was very nice vibrantly colored not dulled like other wax treated mesh. The packaging was very professional and not just a piece of mesh in a sandwich bag. It was in packaging similar to what the kits from STX and Warrior are packaged in. Read More…

How To Dye A Goalie Head

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I was asked to dye a pair of goalie heads for a player at Hofstra, so we started out with their colors and tried to keep it simple. Because the scoop of the goalie head is so wide, it really makes cutting the letters out much easier. I drew the letters with a sharpie onto my electrical tape, and the cut them out using the trusty Xacto blade. Read More…

Posted in: D1, Dyeing

Epoch Lacrosse x South Swell Sports Special Edition 6×6 Goalie Shaft

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Epoch Lacrosse, with South Swell Sports, has designed a revolutionary shaft engineered specifically for goalies. Utilizing Epoch’s already well-known Dragonfly R40 as their base, Epoch worked in collaboration with South Swell in the facilitation of their designs and ideas to create the Special Edition 6×6 goalie shaft. Read More…

Posted in: Epoch, Goalie equipment

Some Dye Eggs, We Dye Heads

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs we wanted to capture the Easter holiday in an article. We had a unique project in the dye lab for Great Falls Lacrosse Club in Virginia. The project was for the girls programs from U-9 to U-15. They wanted some custom dyed heads to spruce up the goalie position. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Gait

Reebok 10K Goalie Lacrosse Chest Protector

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The 10K goalie chest protector is the newest iteration of Reebok’s top end goalie chest protection. Two major upgrades include Reebok’s Special Modified EVA Foam and the new tightening system that continues to put Reebok at the forefront of comfort and fit in the lacrosse protective industry.

Posted in: Goalie equipment, Reebok

Maverik Lacrosse Partners With The University of Scranton

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New York – The University of Scranton men’s NCAA Division III lacrosse team is the latest program to partner with Maverik Lacrosse. Beginning in the fall of 2011, the “Royals” under the direction of second year head coach Jim Rogalski will be taking to the field in custom Maverik equipment and practice apparel to defend their 2011 Landmark Conference title. Read More…

Posted in: D3, Field equipment

STX Cell II Goalie Chest Protector Explained (Video)

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STX promo player, Sean Morris, goes over the new Cell II Goalie Chest Protector. The STX Cell II Goalie Chest Protector features isoBLOX™ technology which delivers protection and complete range-of-motion along chest, back and shoulders. Read More…

Posted in: Goalie equipment, STX