The Mizuno LR6 wins the award for Best Knee Pads for its combination of protection, fit and design. They offer excellent protection not only on the front but also on the sides.
Mizuno Volleyball Knee Pads – Best Overall
VS-1 padding provides full knee protection from high impact falls. These flat pads have a no-fold design so you don’t have to constantly pull them up during gameplay.
If you wash your knee pads with your uniform or other training clothes, you can take care of everything at once! Wash in cold water. When you’re ready to start the machine, opt for cold water and make sure you use the gentle cycle. Air dry.
ASICS Performance Knee Pads
The winner of the 2020/2021 season is ASICS Performance Knee Pads. The most popular choice of professional athletes and champions. On harder surfaces, ASICS Performance Kneepad provides effective shock absorption, increasing your comfort during training and competition time.
The Bauerfeind Sports Knee Support NBA is an officially licensed product of the NBA and offers next-generation knee support for endurance on and off the basketball court.
Designed specifically for law enforcement and the military, Damascus Gear has engineered the Vortex Gel-Core Hybrid to take on any environment. Using Cordura nylon, the knee pads are designed to protect against damage and rot.
Memory foam knee pads offer twice the comfort and protection of all gel-filled knee pads! Because gel has liquid properties, when pressure is applied, the gel molecules move away from the impact and flatten out near the center of pressure.
Knee pads should feel tight, but not too tight! According to the National Institute of Health, volleyball players are more prone to knee injuries than other parts of the body, so invest in a good pair of protective pads.
Why not cover the kneecap with your volleyball knee pads? Because the top of your shin touches the ground, not your kneecap. When you have your knee pads in the correct position, the main padding will be just below your kneecap or just covering the underside of your kneecap.
Take a cloth tape measure and while standing, wrap it around your leg at the center of the kneecap. A measurement of 10 to 12 inches fits you in an extra small pad; 12 to 14 inches is small; 14 to 16 inches corresponds to medium; large measures 15 to 17 inches; and extra large is 17 to 20 inches.
Put some mild detergent in the machine and also add a capful of white vinegar to really attack that strong stench. Run the laundry on a cold and gentle cycle< /b> – Remember, heat and knee pads don’t mix and the gentle spin cycle will ensure your knee pads stay in place in the wash.
LET YOUR KNEE PADS BREATH! Turn them over and let them air dry. If possible, hang them outside in the sun to dry (not only do they dry faster, the sun also kills some odor-causing bacteria). Hang them indoors by a window or in a warm and dry room (not a steamy bathroom).