All-Star Cobalt Umpire Shin Guards
Official Review: All-Star Cobalt Umpire Shin Guards
Ty takes you behind the plate and shows off the lightweight, but protective @AllStarSportsVids Cobalt Umpire Shin Guards for baseball and softball.
I am very happy with these umpire shin guards. I have worn them in several game and they are very comfortable and light weight. Have taken a few hits off of them and feel nothing unlike my old set. They are flexible and give you plenty of coverage on the sides. I would highly recommend these to everyone. The price I thought was very good.
I didn’t like the way the straps fit behind the knees. I loved the look, feel and weight but the straps were too uncomfortable.
Light and minimalist leg guard. They don't wrap around leg and there isn't much ankle coverage. Had to use extra padding in knee cap and shin and still felt shots.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||I was all set to order a pair of the new All-Star Cobalt leg guards but two of the three initial reviews raise concern about their protective ability. I have small (thin/skinny) lower legs and your product review indicated these would be a good application for this body type. I also planned on using them for both baseball and softball high school level play. Your thoughts? Thank you for your time.|
– Warren Befort
The main reason we suggest this for small legs is that the plastic shell can be widened or curled inward for a tight wrap around feel. There are other more protective styles available. To compare where these rank, read our full Shin Guard Buying Guide.– Brandon Lawson
Support Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire, Football Official & Basketball Referee
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