You asked: What size ice hockey shin guards do I need?

Pad Size Shin Height
14″ 13″ – 14″ 5’5″ – 5’8″
15″ 14″ – 15″ 5’7″ – 5’11”
16″ 15″ – 16″ 5’10” – 6’2″
17″ 16″ – 17″ 6’1″+

Can shin guards be too big?

Shin guards aren’t like shoes, says Singleton — they come sized small, medium or large, based on a child’s height. But they don’t have to fit perfectly from point X to Y to be effective. If you have a very young athlete, just watch that the shin guard isn’t too big, which can make it hard to run or change directions.

Are my hockey shin guards too big?

If it’s too long, your padding will likely be pushed up by the skate’s movement. Likewise, if there’s any noticeable gap between your skate and shin padding, it’s too short. Ask any hockey player: short shin pads are not a good idea. … When you do this, your shin pads should feel secure and tight on your legs.

What are the best field hockey shin guards?

Comparison of the Best Field Hockey Shin Guards

Shin Guard Protection Foam Pad Size
CranBarry Shinguard Adults Full Shin and Ankle 8″
Adidas Shin Protectors Full Shin M
Harrow Protect Full Shin S, M, L
Grays G800 Full Shin and Ankle S-10.5″, M-11″, L-12″
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