Equipment 101: Sizing Skates
Buying skates can be a big investment.
Getting the right skates can make a significant difference when it comes to comfort, athlete health, and performance.
What you buy, is really up to your player's feet as this article explains:
Equipment 101: How to dress your player
Here are some basics from USA Hockey on how to dress a youth hockey player.
Equipment 101: Goalies
Your player has decided they want to have a go in net.
Even if you buy used equipment, it can be a big investment to outfit a goaltender.
(FYI - Our 8U program lets families "pass the bag" and borrow equipment to try the position first. )
If your player has decided they want to be a part or full-time goalie, here are some basic guidelines for sizing gear from USA Hockey, along with a video on dressing your tendy.