Hip and kidney pads have been developed to protect the kidneys, tailbone and pelvic area. The pads should be the same size as the player’s waist. This helps prevent the sudden movement of the pads during contact and ensures vulnerable areas are protected against injury.
There are basically three types of hip pads.
- Step in Stretch Girdle Pad
- Snap in Pads
- Wrap Around Pad (Hip and Kidney Pad Belts)
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