Gain Protection with Field Hockey Shin Guards
Choose field hockey shin guards that provide the right blend of comfort and protection on the pitch.
The best shin guards deliver superior coverage and never inhibit an athlete's ability to perform. Select from shin guards designed with materials like lightweight foam rubber, protective plastic, polyurethane and ethylene vinyl acetate. Consider a variety of designs and closure constructions to find the right shin guards for your game.
Shop top brands for field hockey shin guards, like STX®, Brine®, CranBarry®.
For maximized protection, pull on field hockey shin guards with a hard plastic outer shell that shields you from the blow of balls and sticks. For a contoured, natural-feeling fit, look to heavy-duty foam pads that absorb impact and protect your body.
- Choose a material that feels comfortable during play. Foam rubber is lightweight and moldable for a custom-like fit, while plastic is lightweight yet hard and stiff for optimal protection
- Shin guards designed for an ergonomic fit that protects your shins and ankles while eliminating uncomfortable rubbing. A lightweight, low-profile design allows airflow to the skin without compromising protection
- Look for a closure system that is comfortable and fits securely on your leg. Most shin guards use thick, adjustable straps that wrap around your calf to keep the shield in place. Other guards slip into your socks or come with stirrups for a second-skin fit
For maximized breathability, choose shin guards designed with open holes or ventilation panels that allow proper airflow. Shin guards designed with moisture-wicking technology works to lift perspiration off your skin, for a dry feeling and more secure fit.
A mesh liner on the outside of your shin guards provides a lightweight, comfortable fit that keeps your protective gear breathable. For easy cleaning, choose shin guards with a removable interior padding.