Diamond iX3 Umpire Shin Guards
I have had Diamond products before and was looking to replace a 10-year-old pair of Honigs. I was excited to get this set because I like the quick-release clip idea, but it turns out there are lots of them. The top could not be loosened enough to stop it from rubbing awkwardly in spots. Taking shots off of the knee was not fun since the pad does not completely cover the entire width of the front of the knee. Since it is just elastic, eventually, it is just going to get loose and dangle out of position reducing its ability to provide the same protection on day 300 as day 1.
These umpire shin guards are light weight and still provide maximum protection. The smaller profile allows for easier movement behind the plate. Great buy!
These shin guards are light weight and comfortable. These shin guards are compact and do not look to bulky under the uniform. They are easy to adjust, and are we easy to move around in. The top straps have a tendency to rub, so long socks or tights are highly recommended.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||Are these recommended for college baseball?|
– Andrew Crisp
Yes, you can wear these for college baseball. I wear the Diamond brand for all my games.– Ty Unthank
Marketing Specialist, HS & College Umpire
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WARNING: Participants in any sports activity assume risk of injury. This equipment may be used to help aid in preventing or reducing the extent of injury. No equipment can guarantee umpire or player safety from injury during participation, and use of this equipment carries no such guarantee. Do not use any umpire equipment that is damaged in any way. California state law and Diamond Sports require disclosure of Prop 65 information.