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How to choose a hockey helmet

Hockey - a beautiful and spectacular game. However, for the players this sport much travmoopasen, but because there are special requirements for the protection of the player. It is an important component of the helmet.

How to choose a hockey helmet

Instruction how to choose hockey helmet

Step 1:

When choosing a helmet, pay attention to the weight (it should not be difficult). In addition, the helmet should be high-quality fasteners. On the inner side of the security element is necessarily present gasket, softening the force of impact. Much depends on the age of the player, for example, for juniors (ie under 18 years) provided helmets with visors so-called, which is made of metal. Those athletes who have reached 18 years of age, can play longer with the usual plastic visor.

Step 2:

Selecting all hockey equipment, including a helmet, - an individual matter. In this case, much will depend on the shape of the head. As a rule, all the protective measures provided in the sale are indicated by the three main dimensions. Also, there are two additional. Before buying a helmet is better pre-measure the girth of the head. Size S correspond to 52-57 cm, M - 55-60 cm L - 58-63 cm Two additional sizes:.. XS up to 55 cm in circumference, and XL - 62-65 cm Please note that depending on the company's the manufacturer is indicated dimensions may vary (although the difference is not very significant). All helmets on the equipment are divided into groups and more: with a metal grille with a plastic "visor" and have neither the first nor the second.

Step 3:

Once you pick the right size, try on a helmet. Prior to this, better ease of adjustment screws, stretch wider product and then put on. Now tighten the screws and the vote result. You should be as comfortable as possible: a helmet in any case should not put pressure on your head. All that is needed - is that he sat tight.