Hockey shoes refer to the special shoes for hockey players. It is composed of skates and ice hockey blades.
The shoes are molded from plastic or sewn from high-quality cowhide. The sole is flat, the toe is firm, the heel part has a profiled heel leather, and the upper is hard and high waisted to protect the foot. The ice skates are made of alloy with suitable hardness and strong wear resistance. The blade has a certain curvature, the blade is the same length as the shoes, and the tip of the blade is equipped with a safety protection device.
Ice skates and hockey shoe insoles
used in international ice hockey shoes must be approved by the International Ice Federation. Ice hockey shoes are commonly used in the world with nylon fiber uppers and plastic bottoms. The special ice hockey shoe insoles are lighter, harder and more resistant to moisture, which are suitable for indoor ice rinks.
If you want to choose a pair of skates that suits you, first you have to decide which type of skates you want. As an ice sport, skating mainly includes three categories of items: figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating. The skates used in different projects are different, so you need to understand the characteristics of each project and various skates: the main feature of speed skating is fast. Therefore, the body of the speed skating blade is very long, the blade is narrow and flat, so the area of pedaling ice is large, the friction resistance is small, and the waist of the shoe is short to lower the center of gravity of the body and reduce the air resistance.