A new NOCSAE standard took effect in January of 2017 which addresses the length of original certification of a helmet. It helps to answer the question “How often do I need to recondition/recertify my helmets?” Check out the attached statement issued by NAERA ( National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association) and be sure to check with the manufacturers on what they require for their helmets.
It’s the end of summer lacrosse. What now? Maybe you reflect on what went well and what didn’t. Maybe you make plans to train and improve your skills. But did you ever think about what to do with your equipment?
Take care of your equipment. It is just as important as training. Sure, you could just toss it in the back of the closet until you need it again. You may not want to take a big whiff when you get it out though. Instead of putting it out of sight out of mind, check out what needs maintenance. [Read more…]
Football season is practically upon us. Although we are in the final weeks of summer vacation, don’t forget to have your equipment looked over to make sure it is ready to go when the first practice rolls around.
Here are a few things you can do to ensure your equipment is game ready. [Read more…]