When choosing gloves, again we will give most attention to the size. We will show a way to measure the palm and based on that to choose the right size. We will also show what differences are there between basic and better-quality palms
Hockey gloves are divided into children’s (YT), junior (JR) and senior (SR) and they are marked with numbers 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. These numbers are length from the elbow to the beginning of the furthest finger. It is important to choose the right size because if you buy smaller ones, they will unnecessarily annoy you, and if you get bigger ones, they can fall off your hands. If you’re buying the of the e-shop, you can simply measure your hand as it is described below.
A - length in inches
Another aspect we can focus on is the palm of the glove. Even by the photo, we can see if the palm is made from a simple material or higher quality material with anti-abrasion reinforcement. With the regular material, the palm is often beige or white, and with often use the palm can become harder, and you will get less feeling in the hands. With higher quality materials, the palm is often darker and anti-abrasion reinforcement, which will keep your palms softer for longer.