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Coverage of the NFL in Guardian Caps

With training camps underway, there is one visible difference that stands out: For the first time, some players from all 32 NFL teams are wearing Guardian Caps; our padded helmet cover worn on over the shell of the helmet to the impact of hits. It's the latest example of the league's continued work to foster

2022-08-04T13:09:56-04:00August 4th, 2022|Football, Guardian Caps|

NFL CMO Dr Sills on Guardian Caps Mandate

  At the NFL Annual Meeting, the Competition Committee, Health and Safety Committee and all 32 NFL Owners voted and passed a resolution to mandate that offensive and defensive linemen, tight ends and linebackers wear Guardian Cap for every preseason practice up to the second preseason game. Guardian Cap represents a

2022-05-04T14:03:15-04:00May 4th, 2022|Football|

Greasers: Exposed | POWLAX on Greasers

Sometimes, even the best athletes can become hindered by their equipment, and lacrosse is no different. In lacrosse, one of the greatest issues athletes face is greasers. We got to hear from Patrick from POWLAX about his take on greasers, and what he thinks the solution is. Rundown on Greasers In

2022-04-14T14:15:50-04:00April 14th, 2022|Blog, Lacrosse|

NFL Mandates Use of Guardian Caps

It was just announced that the NFL has mandated the use of Guardian Caps in the early part of 2022 training camp. After lab testing showed a “statistically significant” improvement over bare helmets alone, the NFL permitted Guardian Caps in the 2021 season. Now, after a year of data collection from teams using Guardian

2022-05-04T14:03:38-04:00April 6th, 2022|Football|

Study: Smaller subconcussive head impacts can accumulate over youth football season

A recent study of youth football players has confirmed that smaller subconcussive blows to the head can accumulate over the course of a season to create cognitive impairment. Sanford Research in Sioux Falls, S.D., monitored 15 American male youth football players under the age of 14 for the study, using neuro-technology that tracks brain vital

2022-03-28T12:23:04-04:00March 28th, 2022|Football|

Guardian adds 7 new D1 college customers

This year has been a very exciting one for the Guardian Team. Not only is the NFL now using Guardian Caps in practices, we have also added seven new D1 colleges to our list of customers! New college teams who have purchased Guardian Caps: University of Alabama University of Wisconsin Michigan State University Stanford University

2021-08-11T10:32:41-04:00July 14th, 2021|Football|

Stay hydrated in the Summer Heat

Summer is here. Which means longer days, shorter nights and warmer (much warmer) weather!  According to the Washington Post, parts of the U.S. are entering a “Mega-heat wave,” so we can expect to see extremely warm temperatures within the next few weeks.  But, just because it’s hot that doesn’t mean summer practices are slowing down.

2021-06-25T17:53:57-04:00June 25th, 2021|Football|

Guardian Gives Back Update – June 2021

Thank you to everyone who submitted their story to the Guardian Gives Back Program. Your stories moved us to the point that we couldn’t pick just one winner.  We’re excited to announce that we’ll be donating Guardian Caps to more than 100 programs across the US. “When we created the Guardian Cap back in 2011, our

2021-06-24T13:55:23-04:00June 24th, 2021|Football|

PEARL X- Durable and Eco-Friendly Lacrosse Ball

A True Passion for Solving Problems. At Guardian Sports, we have a true passion for solving problems in the sports industry. Many people don’t know the history behind the PEARL lacrosse ball and why we set out to make a better ball. PEARL X is better for players, and better for the environment.     The

2021-06-18T19:13:32-04:00June 18th, 2021|Blog, Lacrosse|
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