Defense wins championships. It is crucial to protect the most important part of your team with the best padding available. For defense men most players are looking for something that will give them the most amount of mobility and ventilation without compromising on elbow protection. We break down the best elbow pads available in 2019 for defenders based on protection, durability, comfort and other key factors. Here is our list for the Top Lacrosse Defense Elbow Pads for 2019.
The STX Cell IV Elbow Pads are perfect for defenders who want as little padding as possible but also need reinforced protection in key areas. STX used GeoFlex II and Flow-through stack up technology to create an elbow pad that provides comfortable protection but also breathes. GeoFlex II is used in the STX Cell IV Elbow Pads to create a layer of flexible protection does not restrict mobility. STX designed the Flow-through model to increase ventilation in the pads, while the new breathable sleeve wicks away the sweat. The STX Cell IV Elbow Pads are an outstanding achievement in lacrosse padding and stand alone as the best elbow pads on the market.
The Maverik Max Elbow Pads are catered to defenders who desire mobility over everything else. Maverik designed these elbow pads with their traditional fit that emphasizes mobility while also providing unmitigated protection. The Maverik Max Elbow Pads utilizes Anaform technology to provide security specifically against slashing. Maverik made sure the Max Elbow Pads weren't prone to shifting up and down the arm. With the new adjustable bicep grip on the 37.5 sleeve, the Maverik Max Elbow Pads evaporate sweat and assure proper fit. Maverik is still at the top of their game.
The EPOCH Integra Elbow Pads are built using a dual density compression mold that completely minimalizes bulk. EPOCH engineered the Integra Elbow Pads with stretch spandex, an internal silicone print, and TPU. These technological advancements are used to completely eliminate slippage in the Integra Elbow Pads. Another revolutionary piece of technology EPOCH designed for the Integra Elbow Pads is the Sandwich Locking System. This system assures that the pads provide top of the line protection but can also have a completely customizable fit, tailored to each individual player. The EPOCH Integra Elbow Pads are one of the best elbow pads on the market.
The Maverik Rome Elbow Pads are exactly what most defenders are looking for. Maverik has completely reduced bulk and increased protection by using its Molded Poly elbow cap. The Maverik Rome Elbow Pads utilizes a Free Flex Seam Construction to deliver top of the line comfort and a fit that's acclimated to the individual player's elbow. Maverik instituted their Quikdry Lining within the Rome Elbow Pads to wick away sweat and maintain a ventilation system that assures that the player will remain cool and dry even during the hottest of conditions. The Maverik Rome Elbow Pads are small, light, strong and durable, earning them a spot on this list.
The Warrior Evo Pro Elbow Pads are engineered using 30 Aero foam which provides reinforced protection in key impact zones. Warrior built these elbow pads to be completely adjustable and shape around the player's specific parameters. The Evo Pro Elbow Pads completely eliminates pinching and discomfort using Warrior's customizable fit. Warrior carefully constructed the Evo Pro Elbow Pads using a def-length, nine piece system that optimizes comfort and protection. These pads are perfect for defenders looking for minimal padding that doesn't restrict movement but still provides protection in all the right places.