NATURES ENGINEERING, DESIGNED TO PERFORM
With all the high tech composites and exotic metal alloys available why use as a handle something as basic and ordinary as wood? Players want sticks with low weight with high strength - make ‘em light to move fast, make ‘em strong to play another day. Wood shafts are legal at all levels of Lacrosse.
At Blackfeet, we give you exactly that: light, durable sticks made to play. We design the form but all the engineering credit goes to nature – its all wood and solid as solid is. We work with wood's natural properties to deliver the finest quality wood shafts on the market. No other wood shaft manufacturer can make Blackfeet's claims.
Blackfeet shafts connect the player to the pocket with natural feel, balance & power.
Wood’s finest hour is realized during your 1st stick check. Solid wood absorbs the impact that stick checks produce, reducing vibration and the resulting jolt. This results in better ball control and longer possessions. Simply put, “Wood eats up stick checks”. Canadian coaches want their players carrying 2 sticks – one metal or composite and one wood. We say 2 wood sticks: one light, one heavier but who are we to argue with the current world lacrosse champions?
We differ from other providers in that all shafts are put through a series of end borings to remove excess material from the end opposite to the head where strength is not a concern, nor weight & mass desirable. This allows us a lighter shaft that maintains strength in all the right places.
We do this without engineering or modifying the ash wood that is already perfectly suited for the task.
Durability & Warranty
We invented the wood stick warranty, which is six months, just as long as any metal and most composite sticks. No need to send the broken stick back to us. Breakage within six months is not due to manufacture defects like modern sticks – this is a natural material. While we grade and select we do not know the exact internal adhesion of the 1 million cells per cubic inch under hydrostatic (water) pressure. This internal adhesion produces an amazingly strong structural matrix but there is the possibility of minor flaws, hence the warranty.
Harvested directly from the finest ash groves in the world in the Norther Appalachian mountains this is not just any wood.
"Just wanted to thank you guys for making a quality product for my son. He used it in a game for the first time today and was a beast. Everyone was asking where we got the shaft from, and even the referees stopped to take a look at it! We will be ordering more shafts from your company soon. Keep up the good work!"
"Just want to let you know that your product's are really as advertised. I originally purchased a handle two years ago as my first wood shaft. My son recently snapped it in a H.S. game so we ordered 2 more. They arrived Monday and have just a great look/feel. As I run practice (I coach a youth U15 program outside Boston) a bunch of our players often ask to throw with it b/c it's just different-always rave reviews. Kudos on a quality product."
"We got my sons Mid-D pole Monday. It's beautiful, I almost don't want him to use it. Amazing craftsmanship. My son couldn't be happier.
Thanks as always,”
WE ROCK AT
We will be attending the following events - hope to see you there!
MLL Championship Game, August 20th, Kennesaw Ga
6th Annual Washington Invitational, May 16th and 17th Washington, IL
Crossroads Cup June 6 & 7 Gurnee, Illinois
Battle for the Bear, June 20 & 21 White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Trilogy Rider Tournament, June 27-28, 2015 Lawrence Township, NJ
2015 CASEY POWELL MLL CHAMPIONSHIP SHOOTOUT August 8 & 9th KSU Kennesaw, GA
Boo Bash Festival & Tournament Oct. 24 & 25, 2015 Oxford MI
Indy Laxtoberfest October 31- November 1, 2015 Grand Park- Westfield, IN
Southside Holiday Classic November 14-15, Peachtree City, GA
Beach Turkey Shoot November 21st & 22nd, 2015, Virginia Beach, VA
Raleigh LaxFest December 12 & 13, 2015 Holly Springs, NC.
League City Last Stand January 16th & 17th 2016 Clear Lake & Bay Area Lacrosse, TX
Allstate Sugar Bowl Clasic January 30 & 31 2016 Chappapeela Sports Complex Hammond, LA
NXT Philadelphia's elite box lacrosse tournament, February 13th & 15th Sportsplex Feasterville
8th Annual Battle by the Beach March 5th & 6th Oceans Springs, MS
Renegade Rumble March 19th, Middle River, Maryland
Rip the Duck April 9th & 10th Jr. Irish Soccer Fields, 5200 Nimtz Pkwy, South Bend, IN 46628
2016 JAX LAX XI Tribes Along the Shore Tournament April 23rd Jackson Liberty High School, NJ
18th Annual Baggataway Lacrosse Invitational April 23th & 24th Medina, Ohio
Lightning Lacrosse Boys Thunderbolt Tourney, April 30th & May 1st West Windsor NJ
13th Annual Rosewell Youth Lacrosse Invitational May 6-8th, Roswell, GA
5th Annual Border Wars Fox Valley Lacrosse, May 7th & 8th, Naperville, Illinois
New Wave 5th Annual ILA May Classic Tournament May 16th & 17th Plainfield, IL
Springboro Boys Youth Lacrosse 4th Annual Shootout Saturday, May 21, Clearcreek Park Franklin, OH
Laxtravaganza! Festival 2016 May 21-22 at University School of Milwaukee, WI
Midwest Lax Bash Tournament, June 4th & 5th, Oxford, MI
NXT South Carolina Greenville Shootout, June 4th & 5th Columbia, SC
NXT Summer Jam June 11th & 12th Noonday Park, Kennesaw, Georgia
NXT 8th Annual Meltdown, June 18th & 19th Downingtown PA
Windy City Laxbash, June 25th & 26th, Naperville, IL
Carolinas Open Lacrosse Championships June 25th & 26th Lexington, SC
2016 Pipe City Jul 9-10, 2016, Vernon Hills, IL
NXT Cup, July 9th & 10th, Downingtown, PA
US Lax Events Summer Shootout July 16-17 Schaumburg, IL
Northwoods Classic July 16-17 Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
The Fountain City Lax Bash July 23rd & 24th - Overland Park, KS
BLACKFEET Lacrosse ATTACK ASH, Since we developed our selection process there are few incidents of breakage in the Ash Attack shaft. Choose from Featherweight, Medium and Stout (heavy) in 3 Stain Colors & Natural. Also available as Kokoflo (midnight thunder) our semi-custom tactically modified profile for handgrip & balance.
WOMEN & GIRLS
Girls Lacrosse Sticks are made of the same highly selected Ash Wood for exceptional lightness with flexibility & strength. Stick profile resembles current composite shafts for optimal grip. Wood won’t chill in cold weather, comes in one additional Stain Color (4 total), 31 ¼” long meets new regulation allowable length.
BLACKFEET Lacrosse BUTT ENDS are Solid Wood Buttends for all hollow metal shafts are unique, practical and fine works of craftsmanship that look great on all metal shafts and provide a genuine positive stop heretofore unavailable. Available in Solid Maple & Brazilian Cherry.
A MESSAGE TO PARENTS
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