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Quiz the Coach :: Lacrosse Gear List

Question by waka.


Hey coach, I'm playing winter lacrosse this year to get ready for the spring. What gear am I gonna need? Could you make the list inclusive as possible? Thanks


Purple and Blue Bruises

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This is a good question because Lacrosse is the one sport where a defender is actually allowed to hit you with his stick. That’s a prescription for purple… unless you have the right gear!


Sharp Shoes

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Let’s start with your running shoes. Most shoe stores don’t carry shoes for lacrosse. If you can’t find lacrosse shoes, I would go with basketball shoes. When you’re running in a Lacrosse game, it’s actually very similar to how basketball players run. There’s lots of pivoting, stop and go. Ankle support is key!


Purchasing Padding

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Now to stop those vicious cross-checks from making dents on your body. Here’s a list of all the pads you can buy to make life easier.


  • Shoulder Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Wrist guards (optional)
  • Gloves
  • Rib Pads (optional)
  • Helmet (certified for lacrosse organization)
  • Stick
  • Mouth Guard (helps prevent concussions)

Lacrosse players don’t wear any leg padding for some reason. I guess it restricts mobility and speed. If it were me, I would probably wear a couple of tensor bandages on my knees just to prevent all the rug burns.


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