Youth Football may not have the impacts of the varsity game, but protecting the players may be even more important. As the future stars of football run on to the field, itís essential they have the protective equipment the need to enjoy the game safely. Among the most critical pieces of youth football gear is the shoulder pads. Designed to take on the tough hits of the game, youth football shoulder pads are the first line of defense. Lightweight and sized down to fit the smaller players, youth football pads keep the next generation safe.
When selecting a pair of Youth shoulder pads, its important that you have the correct size. This can be difficult, as players continue to grow from year after year. You want to ensure the pads are still large enough to offer the appropriate coverage. Our Shoulder Pad Sizing Guide gives you all the information you'll need on how to measure your youth football player. Once youíve got the sizing down, you can choose from our selection of leading brands like Schutt, Riddell, Gear Pro-Tec, and Xenith.
Here at Sports Unlimited, we have an immense selection of youth football shoulder pads for every position, so browse and find the pads that fit your needs and style. And if you need any help finding the perfect pad, or finding the right size, you can always call our resident football expert; former college player Aaron, at 1-800-693-6368 ext. 27, to help you make sense of it all.
By Erik from Painesville, Ohio on August 28, 2014
What is the lightest youth football shoulder pad made and what does it weigh?
By Customer Service on August 29, 2014
Answer:Unfortunately, we do not have the weight information for all youth shoulder pads. We only carry a small selection of the wide variety of youth shoulder pads available. Here is a lightweight option we do offer: http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/champro-air-tech-22-youth-football-shoulder-pads.html