Safety Equipment

Inline hockey equips players with a lot of body protection in order to prevent injury.

Skating Players

The basic compulsory gear includes:

  • Elbow Pads
  • Shin guards with knee-pads
  • Girdle (padded protective shorts)
  • Pelvic protector (box/cup)
  • Gloves
  • Helmet
  • Overpants
  • Playing Shirt

Hockey Gear Grouped

Photo above clockwise from top: gloves, elbow pads, shin guards, helmet.

Girdle and Pants

Photo above left to right: girdle (padded shorts), over pants.

Optional gear can included things like mouth-guards and shoulder pads.

Goalie Gear

The basic compulsory gear includes:

  • Goalie helmet
  • Throat protector / neck guard
  • Chest and arm protector
  • Blocker glove (for the hand holding the stick)
  • Catcher glove (for the non-stick holding hand)
  • Leg pads

Goalie Safety Gear

Learn more with online videos

There are some great videos online that discuss safety equipment and choosing the appropriate types and sizes. Take a look around but here's an example of a good place to start.

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