Nike Vandal Arm Guard Review
Let’s face it, Nike lacrosse arm guards, elbow pads, and arm pads save our lives on the lax field everyday! Whether you play attack, defense, or middie you’ll need some form of lacrosse elbow pad protection to keep you from losing your arm during a nasty lacrosse slash. The Nike Vandal Arm Guard review will show you whether the Nike Vandal Arm Guard is perfect for your position and style of play, and your wallet. Priced at $20.00 the Nike Vandal Arm Guard can be a great bet for you. Be sure to check our lacrosse elbow pad sizing guide below to ensure these pads work for you.
The Inside Scoop on Nike Vandal Arm Guard
New from Nike this year these guards are quickly becoming a favorite on the high school and college level as well as our pro’s at Lax.com. The key here with the Vandal is how light they are combined with a low profile making their range of motion one of the tops in the arm guard line. The exposed plastic cap is sturdy enough to deflect any hard stick checks and provides great coverage over the whole elbow. A great value for any level at a price that is sure to please.
Nike Specs for the Nike Vandal Arm Guard
Overall: Featherweight Design. Int Arm: 2-Part Neoprene Sleeve/Mesh. Fit: Adjustable wide elastic straps. Int Liner: Moisture wicking.
Sizing Guide for Nike Lacrosse Arm Pads:
|Lacrosse Elbow Pads Sizes||Lacrosse Player Height||Lacrosse Player Age|
|Small or Youth Lacrosse Elbow Pads||4’0″ & Under||6-10|
|Medium Lacrosse Elbow Pads||4’6″ – 5’6″||11-13|
|Large Lacrosse Elbow Pads||5’6″ – 6’0″||14-17|
|XL Lacrosse Elbow Pads||6’0″ & Over||18+|
Different Types of Lacrosse Elbow and Arm Pads
Some players prefer less padding in their lacrosse elbow pads. If you play attack, you’ll usually want to buy Lacrosse Arm Guards, which offer the most protection possible. If you play middie, you’ll want a step down in protection and buy some lacrosse arm pads. And finally, you defensive laxers want to buy lacrosse elbow pads, which are low profile and only cover your elbow. If you’re looking for extra upper-arm protection, checkout some lacrosse bicep pads as well!
- Lacrosse Arm Guards – Full Protection (Attack)
- Lacrosse Arm Pads – Mid Protection (Midfield)
- Lacrosse Elbow Pads – Low Protection and Profile (Defense)
- Lacrosse Bicep Pads – Extra Protection
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