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Hockey Player Protection Buyers Guide

Hockey Player Protection Buyers Guide 2017-10-28T14:29:42+00:00

Hockey Player protection is very important; at ED Sports we sell a wide selection of Hockey Mouth Guards, Shin Guards, Hockey gloves for protection and warmth as well as Hockey Face masks. For expert advice visit us in store.

GUM SHIELD\MOUTH GUARD

All Hockey Players have to wear a mouth guard, you will not be allowed to play or train without one. Gum shields are available junior and senior sizes and we also sell gum shields for people that wear braces.

HOW TO MOULD A GUM SHIELD

  • Heat a pot of water until it comes to a boil.
  • Using tongs place the mouth guard in the boiling water and let it sit for 15 to 30 seconds.
  • Remove the mouth guard and run it under cold water for a few seconds.
  • Bite into the mouth guard.
  • Conform it to the mouth by pressing it to the teeth and biting down.
  • Allow the mouth guard to sit for two minutes to finalize the mould and run under cold water to let it set

HOCKEY GLOVES

  • For warmth & Grip, these come in pairs, they are Lightweight full finger or half finger gloves with a textured grip pattern on the palm to hold stick in wet conditions. Ideal for junior players to keep hands and fingers warm in cold weather conditions whilst maintaining grip. They also offer knuckles protection from abrasions.
  • For Knuckle and hand protection – Full glove or half finger design providing excellent protection to the back of the hand. These are sold in right or left hand options

SHIN GUARDS

Hockey Shin guards should cover an area from just under the knee and wrap around the bottom of the foot to cover the ankles. Specifically designed hockey shin guards offer the best protection for the lower leg and ankles. Hockey shin guards come in junior and senior sizes. There are a number of styles to choose from and some come with liners that can be removed and washed. Also available are hockey shin liners which protect against discomfort and rashes.

HOCKEY FACE MASKS

For use whilst taking short corners. High impact resistant polycarbonate shell with Dual density foam padding and Adjustable straps. Hockey Face Masks are designed to reduce the severity and frequency of injuries attained during the short corner phase of field hockey by defenders. At ED Sports we highly recommend the use of face masks.