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Putting on the gear - Goalie - Detailed Instructions - part 5

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The final step in getting the pads on is to tighten the bottom strap. This strap passes throught the last hole between your skate boot and your blade so it is properly secured to your leg.

tying the bottom strap on goaltender pads

Now that the first pad is on, follow the same procedure for the second one ensuring the buckles are tigntened to the same degree for both pads.

under layer + athletic support + hockey pants + skates + knee pads + goal pads

Now it is time to put on the chest protector. Simply slip it over your head and fasten the straps around your waist. Then slip the arms into the arm sections. Ensure you tighten the straps near your wrists. The chest protector is designed to stop before your wrist so your blocker/trapper can fit without interference.

tying the wrist strap on the chest pad

TIP--> Adjust the buckles on the arm sections to your liking then use some hockey tape to secure the straps so they will not loosen.

under layer + athletic support + hockey pants + skates + knee pads + goal pads + chest protector

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Jean-Michel Roy

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