Often asked: What Size Hockey Gloves Do I Need?

Start by measuring the distance between the base of your palm and the top of your middle finger. Take that number and double it. This will give you accurate, proper hockey glove sizing. For example, if the measurement is seven inches, you should purchase size 14 hockey gloves.

How do you know what size hockey gloves to buy?

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.

How do you measure for glove size?

Pass a tape measure around the widest part of your hand – usually over your knuckles, excluding the thumb. The result, in inches, is your glove size – e.g. if your hand measures 7 inches, you are a glove size 7. If you are between two sizes, round down to the lower of the two.

What is the smallest hockey glove size?

The smallest hockey glove is 8 inches for children between 4 – 7 years.

Why do hockey players wear big gloves?

Skaters gloves help prevent the hands getting bruised and battered and stops them from getting burned from the ice.

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What hand should you wear a hockey glove on?

Field hockey players wear one glove on their left hand because its exposed placement on the stick makes it extra vulnerable to potential injury. The right hand is kept mostly behind the player’s own stick, offering it some degree of protection even without a glove.

How do Warrior hockey gloves fit?

When selecting a glove, fit is up to the individual player but the glove should protect the fingers and hands from sticks. The cuff of the hockey gloves should extend to the bottom of your elbow pads if the cuff is too short you might want to consider wearing slash guards.

How do you measure your hand for gloves?

Wrap the measuring tape around your palm, just below the knuckles, not including the thumb. Glove size should be measured in inches. Round up to the nearest half inch. For Proper Cloth gloves, we highly recommend purchasing a half inch larger size (e.g. if your hand measures 8.5″, purchase a glove size 9).

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