It’s very important that goalkeepers select the correct glove size to ensure the very best performance and comfort when defending the goal. That’s why i’s always important to consult our goalkeeper glove size guide to give you an idea of what size goalkeeper glove might fit you or your child.
Always keep in mind that Goalkeeping gloves should be worn a little larger than your hand size. A goalkeepers finger should not be touching the tip of the glove nor should there be excessive room that makes the glove feel floppy.
The following steps will assist you to measure the exact hand size;
- At the broader part of your hand, measure the circumference of your palm, including the thumb. In this case please use inches measuring tape.
- We need to measure the length of the hand, as well. Simply start by taking measures from the tip of the middle finger to the base of your palm.
- For last, round the measured figures to the highest end and add 1” more, compare these measurements of length and circumference with the given values in your brand’s size chart.
- Another option is to measure the circumference of the widest part of the palm: Measure the circumference of the widest part of the palm excluding the thumb. Round up to the next highest inch. Then add 1″ to the measurement to determine your glove size (like suggested in paragraph 3).
- It is recommended to select ½’ bigger size.
- If there’s some room at the fingertip, it is a good sign.
- At first, Fingersave goalie gloves might feel tight, but they become the best fit after a dew hours of training/use.
- Always measure both hands and always go with the bigger hand measurements.
In conclusion: Getting the fit right is very important, a correctly fitting goalkeeper glove means a lot more comfort, that brings more confidence and will give you a natural contact with the ball. A goalkeeper glove that is too tight can put greater stress on the materials and lead to premature wear (stitching issues), a GK glove too loose could cause less grip of the ball.
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