What protective equipment is used in hockey? This usually includes a helmet, shoulder pads/chest protector, elbow pads, mouth guard, protective gloves, heavily padded shorts, a ‘jock’ athletic protector, shin pads and a neck guard. Goaltenders wear masks and much bulkier, specialized equipment designed to protect them from many direct hits from the puck.
What are 5 pieces of equipment used in hockey?
- Hockey Stick. Your hockey stick is like your weapon on the battlefield.
- Shoes. The type of shoes you should be wearing depends on the type of surface you are going to play on.
- Mouth Guard.
- Shin Guards.
- Socks and Rash Guards.
- Stick Bag.
- Electrical Tape.
What equipment do hockey players need?
- Helmet (Must be HEC Certified, full cage or face shield)
- Colored mouth guard.
- Neck guard.
- Shoulder pads.
- Elbow pads.
- Hockey gloves.
- Protective jock (Male) or pelvic protector (Female)
- Hockey pants.
Do hockey players wear protection? Hockey players wear shoulder pads and a chest protector to reduce the risk of injury to their collarbone, shoulders and chest. The pads come in a variety of styles and sizes. Defensive players tend to prefer more padding to protect them from high sticks, pucks and excessive physical contact.