Lightweight yet Durable C6 Composite Construction Provides Optimal Strength-to-Weight Ratio
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is constructed using innovative C6 composite material technology to deliver an optimal strength-to-weight ratio crucial for domination by defensive players. C6 refers to the 6k carbon fiber woven into the shaft walls, providing incredible stiffness and durability without unnecessary weight. This advanced composite material gives the Dragonfly Elite the ideal blend of strength, stiffness, and lightweight maneuverability needed to control the field.
By leveraging lightweight C6 composite in the shaft design, Epoch engineers trimmed excess weight while retaining the robust construction vital for defensive play. The Dragonfly Elite clocks in at a mere 140 grams yet withstands the rigors of slashing, poking, and quick maneuvers. The responsive feel and whippy release permit lightning-fast poke checks to disrupt dodging attackers. Anchoring the defense requires a shaft that can absorb impact while rapidly repositioning for the next challenge. The Dragonfly Elite’s resilience prevents harsh checks from compromising structure or feeling. Epoch maximizes ball control and disruptive potential through strategic lightweighting.
Defensive domination necessitates extending your reach without sacrificing responsiveness. The Dragonfly Elite Defense achieves this through proprietary composite technology optimizing the strength-to-weight profile. The stiff yet lightweight C6 carbon fiber transmits energy directly into disruptive checks while minimizing fatigue over 60 minute battles. When anchoring the defense against the opponent’s best dodgers, the last thing you need is a heavy, clunky shaft slowing you down. The Dragonfly Elite combines nimble maneuverability with the robustness to withstand slashes and withstand impact while rapidly recovering to challenge the next threat. Epoch engineered the Dragonfly Elite specifically for disrupting the hottest offensive players attacking the goal.
Unique Shape Adds Strength While Minimizing Weight for Optimal Performance
The innovative shape of the Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft provides crucial structural benefits without added weight to hamper performance. Epoch leverages advanced computer modeling and player feedback to optimize the shaft’s shape for maximum strength, responsiveness, and handling. This meticulous engineering yields a profile with strategically reinforced walls and minimized mass.
Rather than a uniform tube, the Dragonfly Elite utilizes an organic, tapered shape with ovaling along the handle and diamond-shaped walls along the throat. These shaped walls add stiffness for confidence during checks while eliminating any excess material to avoid increasing weight. In high-stress areas like the throat, the diamond-shaped walls increase stiffness laterally and vertically compared to rectangular tubing. The optimized flex profile maintains lightweight responsiveness for quick cuts and passes.
Precision molding allows Epoch to dial in the flex profile for balance between rigidity and lightweight agility. The strategic ovaling along the handle enhances grip security for confident clamping strength when initiating checks. A smooth taper transitions from the wider handle down through the narrower throat for a consistent feel. This cohesive flex profile prevents dead zones for seamless energy transfer. The shaped geometry provides an ideal blend of snappy responsiveness and stiffness where needed most.
By leveraging computer-optimized shaping rather than a generic tubular shaft, the Dragonfly Elite Defense adds structural fortification without compromising lightweight quickness. The tactically reinforced walls withstand slashes and checks while maintaining feather-light agility for rapid repositioning. Whether slashing to dislodge the ball or extending for interceptions, the Dragonfly’s shaped tube strikes the ideal balance. Epoch sculpts the Dragonfly Elite Defense for force amplification right where defensive players need it most.
Strategic Flex Point Enables Enhanced Ball Control and Quick Release Speed
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft features an engineered flex point strategically positioned to bolster handling and passing for disruptive defense. This flex point adds a targeted pivot for enhanced ball control while preserving quick-release passing speed.
Located just above the lower third of the shaft, the strategic flex point acts as a pivot during cradle moves. The shaft flexes at this point, allowing the head to whip while maintaining stiffness in the handle and throat. This creates tighter ball control for shielding during lateral dodges across the field. During passing, the flex point ramps up release velocity for blistering checks to ignite fast breaks.
The engineered flex point also boosts responsiveness when poking and slashing to harass dodgers. The shaft flexes on impact then instantly rebounds for rapid recovery into position for the next check. This lively responsiveness keeps defenders tight on their matchups. Epoch optimizes the stiffness profile and positioning of the flex point to match the quick reactions essential for disrupting offenses.
Whether corralling errant passes for transitions or firing outlets to spark breaks, the Dragonfly Elite’s tuned flex point enhances handling. Superior ball control lets defenders go on the offensive to jump start fast breaks following turnovers. The nimble flex adds touch for settling tough passes while the lower stiffness aids accuracy when moving the ball. With a strategic pivot point boosting performance, defenders dictate the tempo and ramp up disruption.
The Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft allows defenders to take control through a smartly positioned flex point elevating handling and passing. Targeted shaft flex augments ball control during agile dodges while enabling lightning-quick release checks. By engineering the ideal pivot point, Epoch unlocks refined offensive prowess without compromising disruptive defensive capabilities.
Textured Grip Boosts Handling Security in All Conditions for Consistent Performance
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is equipped with a tactically textured grip for superior handling and control in all conditions. This thoughtful grip design provides a secure connection for confident checks and quick moves.
The grip features directional textures running along the top and bottom of the handle. This engineered pattern creates friction ridges that lock into the player’s top and bottom hand for slip-free handling. Sandwiched between these tactile zones, a smooth central channel quickly wicks moisture away. This channel prevents sweat buildup for cool, dry comfort during intense defensive matchups.
The textured grip delivers a locked-in feel across a wide range of weather. In the rain, the friction ridges bite through moisture for surehanded control. During cold dry games, the grip’s responsiveness remains unchanged compared to slick surfaces. Defenders can trust their ability to clamp onto ground balls and initiate checks in all conditions.
Superior grip security unlocks the quick reflexes and disruptive pokes needed against top offenses. The textured handle provides feedback for subtler handling moves like shielding and off-hand defense. Improved grip connection generates torque for commanding checks that unequivocally separate dodgers from possession.
The Dragonfly Elite’s engineered grip texture cements the defender’s connection to their shaft for big performance in critical moments. Tactical friction ridges provide consistency across variable conditions for relentless disruption. Whether it’s crunch time or just another day at the office, Epoch’s grip equips defenders to bring their best.
Universal Head Compatibility Allows Complete Customization for Personalized Performance
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is engineered for universal head compatibility to empower complete setup customization for personalized performance.
With a tapered throat and optimized geometry, the Dragonfly Elite fits heads from all major manufacturers. This allows defenders to pair their favored head for specialized stringing and pocket style. Dialing in pocket depth, whip, hold, and release transforms the head’s ball control and handling.
Universal fit opens up limitless pairing options to match individual play styles. More aggressive defenders may opt for a wider head with an oversized pocket to increase their disruptive checking potential. For elite stick handlers, a tighter channel and mid-pocket optimize ball control for offensive runs and fast break ignition.
Mixing and matching heads and pockets elevates game-specific tuning. For man-down situations, a pinched head pocket narrows passing lanes with exceptional hold. Faceoff specialists may use a flatter pocket with a stiff sidewall to enhance clamp speed on draws. The shaft’s flexibility enables personal preferences.
With any head from any brand fitting securely, the Dragonfly Elite Defense becomes an extension of its wielder on the field. Players choose their ideal head configuration to complement defensive tendencies while aligning with team strategy. The universal throat empowers defenders to build their best personalized setup.
Low Kick Point Generates Lightning-Quick Release for Disruptive Passes
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is engineered with a low kick point, right above the handle, for lightning-quick release speeds essential for interceptions and disruptive checks.
This low kick point transforms the shaft into a spring-loaded cannon, amplifying the acceleration through the head. When defenders clamp down for a pass, the kick point fires the ball from the pocket. This instantaneous power transfer results in release velocities up to 10% faster than traditional shafts.
The quick-trigger kick point allows defenders to detonate blistering outlet passes to jumpstart fast breaks. When the offense loses possession, whip-fast passing translates turnovers into instant offense. whether it’s firing darts through narrow passing lanes or skipping long baseball passes, the low kick point maximizes velocity.
The low kick point also boosts release speed on poke checks and slap shots. Defenders can unleash shots in the blink of an eye to capitalize on pickoffs for point-blank opportunities. Deceptive fakes become more believable as increased velocity keeps goalies guessing.
With a strategically positioned kick point, the Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft transforms defenders into precision passing machines. Lightning-quick release allows them to spring loose-ball breakaways and spark unsettled chances through disruption.
Aggressive Lower Handle Adds Leverage for Dominant Clamping Strength
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft features an aggressively shaped lower handle that provides added leverage for commanding clamping strength when vying for possession.
The lower handle flares out into a widened oval shape that fills the defender’s hand, acting as an extension of their body. This allows defenders to utilize their natural strength and body position rather than relying solely on grip and forearm muscles when clamping ground balls.
The tactical shape also boosts top-hand control for initiating checks. Added leverage amplifies torque generation, resulting in slashing pokes and one-handed wrap checks with knockout disruption potential. Dominating 50/50 possession battles and stripping dodgers requires next-level clamping power.
On ground balls, the flared handle adds surface area for scooping and securing tough hoppers. The shape allows a palm-up cradling grip, enabling defenders to clamp and clear in one continuous motion. Added leverage also provides stick shadowing strength when shielding matchups.
With its flared lower handle adding leverage, the Dragonfly Elite feels like an extension of the player’s arm on the field. This translates into vice-like clamping strength for commanding possession off the carpet or an opponent’s crosse. Epoch sculpts the lower handle for boosting leverage and disruption.
Precision Molded Construction Generates Consistent Performance and Durability
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is constructed using an innovative precision molding process for unmatched consistency and durability season after season.
Epoch leverages cutting-edge molds to inject the proprietary C6 carbon composite resin into the shaft shape under extreme heat and pressure. This yields a perfectly distributed carbon fiber matrix fortified for the rigors of defensive play.
Precision molding eliminates imperfections and hot spots that compromise durability. The shaft walls maintain uniform thickness and carbon fiber alignment throughout for predictable performance. Eliminating variances in flex profile and balance prevents off-kilter play.
Advanced composite molds also enable tight quality control standards for consistency. Each shaft shares precisely tuned strength, stiffness, balance, and flex engineered for disruptive defense by Epoch designers. This repeatable construction guarantees reliability.
Thanks to pioneering composite molding technology, the Dragonfly Elite delivers unwavering excellence from first whistle to final horn all season long. Precision manufacturing unlocks the pinnacle of performance and durability demanded by elite defenders.
Flexible Yet Stiff Profile Matches the Maneuverability and Toughness Needed for Defense
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft strikes an ideal balance between flex and stiffness perfectly matched to the footwork, disruption, and physicality of defensive play.
The upper shaft features controlled flex for increased handling and passing touch. The engineered flex point adds a pivot for tighter ball control when dodging across the field. Yet the lower shaft retains rigidity for commanding checks that unequivocally separate dodgers from possession.
This balance between flex and stiffness optimizes quickness and stability. Defenders flow with cutting attackers, mirror their footwork, then firm up to stonewall drives or jar the ball loose. The shaft stiffens on impact for strong recoveries into position to challenge the next threat.
When shielding matchups or baiting outside shots, controlled flex absorbs contact while maintaining tight defense. Checks and slashes harness the lower stiffness for disruption without compromising handling. This flex profile provides quick reflexes with the fortification for physical play.
The Dragonfly Elite’s engineered blend of flex and stability provides exactly what defenders need to lock down opponents. Controlled whip up top for finesse, unyielding stiffness down low for power. By optimizing flex profile, Epoch arms defenders with a shaft ready for any challenge.
Designed by Epoch Experts Specifically for Dominant Defensive Performance
The Epoch Dragonfly Elite Defense Shaft is purpose-built from the ground up for disruption, physicality, and complete control of the field by dominant defenders.
Epoch designers leveraged feedback from NCAA Division 1 defensive standouts to optimize the shaft dimensions, shape, balance, and flex profile for smothering matchups. The Dragonfly Elite takes DNA directly from the playing style of lockdown defenders entrusted with neutralizing the opposition’s top threats.
Cutting-edge computer modeling enabled fine-tuning of the flex point positioning and handle shape to enhance leverage for commanding checks. The grip texture and lower stiffness draw from insights by seasoned veterans who have mastered dictating possession.
The Dragonfly Elite serves the needs of defensemen who compete relentlessly every possession. Its lightweight yet robust construction withstands constant slashing and jousting for ground balls. The quick release and boosted handling reward technique and footwork with disruptive potential.
Born from direct collaboration with elite defenders, the Dragonfly Elite embodies total mastery over matchups. It’s engineered from face-off to final whistle to enable dictating game flow through physicality, disruption, and ironclad possession.