How To Clean Shin Guards – Five Easy Steps To Keep Your Shin Guards Fresh! Learning how to clean shin guards regularly will assist in keeping them in top condition and extend their useful life. Regular cleaning of soccer shin guards will also help extinguish odours and reduce the chance of fungal or mold growth. […]
Continuing our series of looking at the best custom shin pads in Europe’s top leagues, this time we go to Germany and the Bundesliga, where there’s no shortage of impressive designs. You can take inspiration from the professionals if you need ideas for your own custom shin pads, so take a look at some of […]
You wont find too many Barclays Premier League players without their own custom shin pads these days with a lot of the top stars wearing various brands with their own designs on them. Checking out what designs the pros go for can provide some good inspiration for what you want on yours so we’ve taken […]
A recent study on the level of protection provided by carbon fiber shin pads in comparison to polypropylene based shin guards concluded that carbon fiber shin pads possess protective qualities superior to those of commercial polypropylene shin pads. In basic terms, the carbon fiber variety is able to absorb impacts of much greater force and impulse. […]
Why Carbon Fiber Shin Pads? With the rising popularity of carbon fiber shin pads, it is sometimes asked what the significance of using carbon fiber in the manufacturing is. Carbon fiber is a super strong material that’s also extremely lightweight. Engineers and designers love it because it’s five times as strong as steel, two times […]
The Origin Of Shin Guards What we now refer to as shin guards look to have originated from protective armour that was used in various types of battles throughout history. Known as a greave in ancient times, the armour was often made from bronze and would cover a large area of the lower leg. Although […]
The aim of this study was to compare the protective effectiveness of polypropylene based shin guards with custom-made carbon fiber ones. Three commercial polypropylene shin guards (Adidas Predator™, Adidas UCL™, and Nike Mercurial™) and two custom-made carbon fiber shin guards were examined. The experimental setup had the following parts: 1) A pendulum attached a load […]
Hellas Verona winger Emil Hallfredsson’s place in the dressing room had his Mithra MC3 shin pads laid out before a recent game! The 29-year-old Iceland international joined Verona in 2011 from Reggina and has been a key figure in the Gialloblu’s return to Serie A this season.