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This guide will help you buy the right shinguards.

Shinguards are one of the most important part of protection because it protects your knee and shin against stick, pucks or other players. The optimal protection you achieve by finding some shinguards that fits your height.

Size
When you are sitting down measure the distance between the center of your knee cap to the top of your hockey skate boots (not the tongue).

The size of the shinguard is always in inches and vary from brand to brand. The sizes given in this table is a good indication of which size you need, based on your measurement and height.

Model Measurement Height Size
Child 8" 3' 4" - 3' 8" 8"
Child 9" 3' 8" - 4' 9"
Junior 10" 4' - 4' 4" 10"
Junior 11" 4' - 4' 4" 11"
Junior 12" 4' 8" - 5' 12"
Junior 13" 5' - 5' 4" 13"
Senior 14" 5' 4" - 5' 8" 14"
Senior 15" 5' 8" - 6' 15"
Senior 26" 6' - 6' 4" 16"
Senior 17" 6' 4"+ 17"

Quality
Good shinguards has a strong knee shield that does not crack easily and with a good inside padding (preferable gel). The best shinguards also protect the lower outside of your leg where you will get the most hit with a stick.

Advice
Put the boot tongue underneath the shinguard in order to avoid the shinguard to rub your leg.

See our selection of shinguards for ice hockey and shinguards for roller hockey.

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