Brine RP3 Head Preview

Brine RP3 Head

After a highly decorated career at Cornell University which included the coveted Twaaraton Trophy, Rob Pannel has become a household name in the sport of lacrosse. In the MLL he continued to have success with the New York Lizards recording 42 points (25g, 17a) in only 10 games which was impressive enough to land him the 2013 MLL Rookie of the Year Award.

Brine, always on top of their game, recognized Rob’s potential and signed him to their Brine Team Elite. Starting this season Brine will be releasing the RP3 gear line, starting with the RP3 Head on May 1st.

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Under Armour Charge 2 Head

Under Armour Charge 2 Head

It took some time for Under Armour lacrosse to establish itself in the lacrosse community but they have recently taken huge steps towards becoming a major player in the market. For the past few years they have sponsored The University of Maryland team and in 2013 they became the official equipment provider for the NLL.

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Defense Wins Championships – Choosing The Right Defense Head

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This week we are showcasing what we consider to be the best defensive heads. Defensive players need a head that is wide enough to get in passing lanes, strong enough to put up with all of the checks they will dish out and sturdy enough to pick up all the loose ground balls. The saying “defense wins championships” is the reason why we play defense and here is a list of heads to help you pick out the one that is right for you:

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Evolution of The Brine Clutch To The Clutch 3

Brine Clutch Series Heads

Brine originally released the original Clutch in the fall 2007 and it immediately became a player favorite with its aggressive face shape, TruOffset and lightweight feel. Brine has since released many different variations of the Clutch each time releasing with a new innovation to the popular head.

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STX Crux and Crux10

STX Lacrosse is one of the most prominent brands in the lacrosse world for the past 40 years. Each year they release better products with some of the most innovative technology that allows players to be “Equipped to Perform” no matter what position or skill level.

STX Women’s line of products has gone from the basic equipment all the way to the top of the line standard in the women’s game, especially the offensive side of the ball with their Crux10 attacker head.

Originally STX released the Crux Head to be the “go-to” offensive weapon for the women’s game.

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The Crux features an extreme scoop angle that provides girls with the most whip and accuracy on a straight line head. It allows girls to get extra torque on shots to increase power and accuracy.

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Also the ball stop was give the maximum angle ball stop to give players ultimate control when handling the ball.The Crux is strung with the STX Ramp Pocket to give attacking players a smooth and accurate release.
 


 

The Original Crux was so successful that STX took it even further to give offensive players ever more advantages with the Crux10 designed for the advanced player.

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STX brought in their 10 degree technology that shifts the center of gravity in the head pushing the ball directly into the “sweet spot” of the head that allows for a quicker release.

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STX added their patented elastomer overmold on the top of the face to reduce ball spin and increase control

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Just like the original Crux, the Crux10 it features an extreme scoop angle for even more whip and accuracy versus the original Crux due to the 10 degree technology.,

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STX utilizes their Runaway Pocket on the Crux10 that has their unique overlapping center center string system that allows for the center runners to flex around the ball and hug it for better control.

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STX also gave the Crux10 the lowest legal sidewall to give players a larger and better pocket

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BUYER BEWARE: ONLY 10 degree heads from STX will ONLY fit onto 10 degree shafts or else you will get head that doesn’t sit naturally on the stick like this

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So if you are an offensive threat you should seriously consider checking out the STX Crux and Crux10 that will help you shoot for the corners and make sure you are “Equipped to Perform”