The Best Soccer Shin Guards For Your Child

The Best Soccer Shin Guards For Your Child

The Best Soccer Shin Guards For Your Child


Especially if you are new to the soccer parent world, one of your biggest issues might be letting your child play a physical sport, where there is contact and the possibility of getting hurt. However, soccer has been formulated for ages and so has the equipment that has put in place to protect players from injury.


Therefore, investing in a pair of shin guards that will effectively help keep your child protected from the bangs and bruises in soccer is not a bad idea. It is a piece of must-have equipment, especially since it’s usually required in most leagues.


Before you go off to your first game, however, you should check with your child’s league or team on what size and type of shin guards are allowed or required for your player.


Once you know what the standards are that you need to have in your child’s shin guards, you can then begin investing. To help you out, here are the three best soccer shin guards for your child—whether boy or girl, it doesn't matter!

Soccer Shin Guards -Youth Sizes – by DashSport


Especially if your child is just starting out, DashSport shin guards have the qualities fit for a beginner. They come with an ankle guard attached to the main portion and a sleeve that will hold it in place during your child’s practices and games.


Although it only comes in white, it comes with these features:

  • Complete and total protection from below the knee to the ankle (with the guard).
  • Complete with a size chart to be able to identify which size is right for your child.
  • Has stability with the extra velcro strap so that it stays in place.


Adidas Ghost Pro Shin Guard


The Adidas Ghost Pro Shin Guard comes with many different options available for design. With their unique colors and cool designs, your child is free to express themselves and set themselves apart from the rest of their teammates with cool shin guard patterns.


The shin guard also comes with these features:

  • Has three different levels of an ultimate-protection shield so that you can feel assured that your child is protected.
  • It is form-fitting and much more comfortable for your kid—especially if they don’t like bulky, big shin guards.
  • To transition from the young, ankle-guard-attached shin guard to the insertable one with a sleeve, the Adidas Ghost Pro Shin Guard fits the bill, perfectly.


Vizari Malaga Shin Guard


Coming at an affordable price and available in up to five different colors, this shin guard comes in black/white, pink/black, red/yellow, sky blue/yellow, and all red. With all these options, it’s easy to find what your child does and doesn't like.


The shin guard is not only uniquely compatible with your child’s personality, it also comes with these features:

  • Connected with an ankle guard and velcro strap to secure the shin guard as your child plays.
  • Foam padding located on the back (or inside) of the shin guard for optimum comfort.
  • Full protection from the bottom of the knee to the ankle.


Written By: Adriana Rodrigues is a professional soccer player and a coach. She has over twenty years of experience in soccer after having played in a Division 1 University and has represented two national teams, both Brazil and Portugal.

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