Thompson Lacrosse i6 Lacrosse Head Review
Lacrosse heads are one of the most important pieces of your lacrosse stick. When looking at the Thompson Lacrosse i6 lacrosse head review, keep in mind price, value, NFHS and NCAA regulations, your position, and style of play. Also, decide on how much pinch, stiffness, weight, and stringing options you need, and if the Thompson Lacrosse i6 meets your needs. Thompson Lacrosse has proven its quality for years, so you've come across a good lacrosse head. The Thompson Lacrosse i6 should give you what you need, with a price tag of $89.90. Checkout some other Thompson lacrosse heads before you buy one, and be sure to watch the Thompson Lacrosse i6 lacrosse head video review if we've posted one!
The Bottom Line for the Thompson Lacrosse i6
Just like with Wooden lacrosse shafts, The Thompson i6which stands for Iroquois Six Nationsis an all-purpose head designed for all ages and skill levels for both field and box lacrosse. The i6 features a sidewall inspired by the Iroquois Confederacy flag which is based on the Hiawatha Wampum Belt created centuries ago to symbolize the unity of the Iroquois tribes. Emblematic of the five original tribes the Iroquois flag has come to represent all of the Six Nations of the confederacy: Seneca Cayuga Onondaga Oneida Mohawk and Tuscarora.Thompson Lacrosse and the i6 head represent a collaboration between Mohawk lacrosse players from Akwesasne and some of the most experienced and knowledgeable stick stringers in the lacrosse industry. The i6 was designed with the understanding that every lacrosse head needs a great pocket for a player to perform at the highest level. Engineering the i6 began from a stringers perspective. It started at the scoop with large strategically placed eyelets that allow mesh to be pulled tight and secure and recessed on the backside to protect top strings and leather from premature wear. The sidewall was optimized with 18 holes carefully spaced to allow for tight channels in mesh and any pocket placement. Of course the i6 also accommodates traditional and custom stringing thanks to proper hole size and placement allowing easy stringing and ideal pocket placement. The i6 was built to be a stringers dream. Along with benefits for stringing the i6 enhances player performance through several design features. The i6 scoop sits at the perfect angle radius and with a leading edge to make the most difficult ground balls seem effortless. The scoop and sidewalls are designed with a firm flex to add power to to your shots. The firm flex also accommodates the tightest channels in mesh pockets without loosing flex or warping. The rigid throat in the i6 distributes power to the sidewalls and to the scoop.
What Thompson Says on the Thompson Lacrosse i6 Head
The Thompson i6 lacrosse head Sidewall inspired by the Iroquois Confederacy flag. The i6 scoop sits at the perfect angle.
College and High School Lacrosse Head Size Regulations:
Based on the Thompson lacrosse heads pinch, length and width, it's legality changes. In the 2015 lacrosse season, you may use lacrosse heads marked U or X at all levels of play (NCAA and NFHS). You may only use lacrosse heads marked HS (NFHS) in high school lacrosse. When buying a lacrosse head, be sure to reference if it's legal for high school or college lacrosse.
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