What size hockey girdle should I wear?

Do NHL players wear girdles?

A lot of NHL playes use girdles.

How tight should hockey pants fit?

When fitting Hockey Pants, the general rule of thumb is that you want them to be snug, but comfortable while at the waist level. This will ensure that they do not slide down during gameplay. While standing with Hockey Pants on, they will usually rest one or two inches above the kneecap of your shin guards.

What size hockey pants do I wear?

Ice Hockey Pants Sizing Chart

Ice Pant Sizing
Height Waist Size (in) Waist Size (cm)
5′ 7″ – 5′ 11″ 32 – 36 81 – 91
5′ 9″ – 6′ 1″ 34 – 38 86 – 97
5′ 11″ – 6′ 3″ 36 – 40 91 – 102

Are hockey girdles lighter than pants?

The general consensus is that hockey pants feature a “roomier”, more traditional fit, and will feel less constrictive. Girdles, however, are regarded as feeling lighter, since they have a tighter, close to the body fit, along with an improved range of motion.

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Do pro hockey players wear cups?

Hockey players wear cups, but when they slide, so does their protection, exposing their scrotums to a six-ounce piece of frozen rubber traveling at 100 mph.

How long should your hockey stick be?

The butt of the handle should fall between your Adam’s apple and your eyebrows. The general rule of thumb is to have a stick that reaches the tip of your nose — but the trend seems to be toward shorter sticks, reaching the chin or lower.

How do you know if hockey pants fit?

How Should Hockey Pants Fit? Both hockey pants and hockey girdles should be snug with the belt around your waist, not your hips. Hockey pants will fall a little longer, overlapping the kneecap of your shin guard by about half way.

How long should hockey shin pads be?

Sitting at a 90¼ angle with skates on your feet, measure from the center of your kneecap to 1” below the top of the skate’s tongue.


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

How should hockey shin guards fit?

A properly-fitted shin guard should sit securely on the center of your knee cap while covering everything above the top of your skate. 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.

What size elbow pads should I get?

Hockey Elbow Pads General Sizing Chart

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Size Age Range Arm Length (in.)
Youth Medium 5 – 7 7″ – 8″
Youth Large 7 – 9 7.5″ – 8.5″
Junior Small 9 – 10 8.5″ – 10.5″
Junior Medium 10 – 11 9″ – 10″

How do I know my hockey glove size?

To determine the correct size glove, measure from your finger tips to the end of your elbow pad (i.e. if this distance measures 13.7”, a 14” glove is the proper size glove). If your fingers touch the end of the glove, it is too small.

What is the difference between youth and junior hockey sizes?

Youth hockey skates are for kids aged nine and under. The range will fit kids who wear shoe sizes 1.5 to 13.5. Junior skates are for kids under 13 and will fit boys who wear a 2 to 7 shoe. To figure out the size, choose skates one size smaller than your kid’s shoe size and go three sizes down for most girls.