Best Places to Buy Shin Guards
By Justin Graves
, last updated December 15, 2011
When hunting down the best places to buy shin guards, there are a wide variety of retailers both locally and online where you can purchase high quality shin guards. Of course, it will help if you can specify your search according to the brand and style of shin guards you're looking for. If you are searching for standard adult shin guards, you may be able to secure deals by shopping through online vendors. However, if you're shopping for youth sized shin guards, it may be worth the trip to your local sporting goods store so you can actually inspect the shin guards before making a purchase. By shopping through the retailers listed below, you should have no trouble finding the perfect pair of shin guards.
First, you should head over to your local Dick's Sporting Goods. Whether you are shopping for shin guards or soccer accessories, Dick Sporting Goods is guaranteed to have a wide variety of options. Popular shin guards sold through Dick's Sporting Goods include the Adidas Adi Club Shin Guards, the Nike T90 Protegga Soccer Shin Guards and the Nike Mercurial Blade Soccer Shin Guards. Dick's Sporting Goods also stocks a variety of shin guards from other brands such as Wilson, Umbro and Puma. These shin guards were usually cost you between $10 and $30 each. Also, you can purchase your shin guards through the official Dick's Sporting Goods website as well.
Another great retailer of soccer shin guards is The Sports Authority. Similar to Dick's Sporting Goods, The Sports Authority stocks a great selection of shin guards for men, women and children. Popular shin guards sold through The Sports Authority include the Adidas F50 Pro Lite Soccer Shin Guards, the Nike T90 Protegga Shield III Soccer Shin Guards and the S.A. Gear Soccer Shin Guards. The Sports Authority also offers a decent selection of shin guard from brands such as EvoShield, Kwik Goal, Nike, S.A. Gear and Adidas. If you don't feel like visiting your local Sports Authority retailer, you can also shop through the official Sports Authority website as well.
Next, we have the official Amazon website. Here, you can choose from literally hundreds of reputable shin guards. The great thing about the Amazon website is that you can also shop for your shin guards by brands. Popular shin guard brands available on the Amazon website include Adidas, Wilson, MacGregor, Everlast, Puma, Gungfu, Nike, Mizuno, Hatch, Pro Force, Under Armour and Reebok. Overall, Amazon is likely to have the widest selection of shin guards you will come across. You can also browse the different customer reviews for each pair of shin guards to see what other customers thought of each specific product. The Amazon website also offers a generous returns policy, so you don't have to worry about running into trouble if you are dissatisfied with the shin guards. While these retailers comprise the best places to buy shin guards, there are other stores worth checking out. These retailers include Olympia Sports, Champs Sports, the official Eastbay website, the official Nike website and the official Adidas website.