OBO CLOUD Kit Sizing
Just a few small tips I’d like to share for buying new OBO kit. I recently upgraded my body armour and thigh pads to the OBO Cloud Range, (very good by the way). The first time i brought kit i got it straight from the internet, the sizing worked pretty well so it was alright. This time … Continue reading "OBO CLOUD Kit Sizing"
Arm Guards or Elbow Guards
Hey guys, i’m thinking of buying the ROBO body armour and I asked myself a question…and i couldn’t answer it myself so…i thought i would ask for some opinion… What would you advise…the obo arm guards(that are sold separately) or the new obo elbow guards ……….i am 14 years old…and i play u16’s club hockey … Continue reading "Arm Guards or Elbow Guards"
New Short Sleeved Smock
Hello amazing people based on your recent feedback here is a basic but fresh smock option we have been working on. It fits with the new FIH “one colour smock ruling” outlined below. Goalkeepers and players with goalkeeping privileges must wear a single coloured shirt or garment which is different in colour from that of … Continue reading "New Short Sleeved Smock"
Different Arm Pad Set-Ups
With the style of removable arm pads and separate chest pads, rather than a full all-in-one body suit, the goalkeeper has a lot of choice concerning their protection. With the 'padding down' style of goalkeeping offering a number of combinations, the goalkeeper can choose how to set up their arm protection in relation to the reflex qualities that freedom of movement allows.
Ice hockey elbow pads
With more goalkeepers wanting to 'pad down', ice hockey elbows are being worn more and more. With not many hockey companies producing elbow pads, they provide a decent level of protection for high level matches, with the flexibility for those desired reflex saves.
The foam chest pad offers the goalkeeper basic protection to their upper body, whilst providing them with flexible options as to how they 'pad up'. Unlike full body armour, chest pads do not have shoulder protection or arm pads attached, allowing the keeper to choose protective options to suit their style, such as wearing elbow pads alongside the body pad instead of full arms.
Without any protection to the shoulder areas when using a solo body/chest pad, separate shoulder pads can be used in conjunction, to protect your joints when you hit the pitch when landing a save, or challenging on the ground. Increasing your upper body protection should be considered if you are concerned over the level and … Continue reading "Shoulder Pads"
Verbunt Hockey, Netherlands have recently launched 2 new OBO shirts that are exclusive to Verbunt. Check out the Orange shirt: link Front Back The new OBO shirt, now in orange/blue. Nice to play in or wear after the game. Backside: ‘Goalkeepers are amazing people’ logo + number 1. Left sleeve: ‘OBO Good shit that really … Continue reading "OBO Shirts"