Picking the Correct Glove
Did you know the shape of your hand dictate the palm you should choose?
A lot of goalkeepers make the same MASSIVE mistake and buy a pair of gloves, just because their favourite professional goalkeeper wears them. Please do not do this, because you are most probably buying a glove that is not suitable for your hand shape. You MUST pick a pair of goalkeeper gloves that is suited for you hand shape. Please see below the 4 main goalkeeper gloves that you can choose, there is a picture of palm and a description of the glove shape.
The different Goalkeeper Gloves you can choose from.
Roll Finger Goalkeeper Gloves
The Roll Finger Glove is probably the most popular glove palm for professional goalkeepers and this type of palm is suitable for goalkeepers with thin, slender hands or fingers.
Negative Cut Goalkeeper Gloves
Negative Cut gloves are generally suitable for goalkeepers with broad hands and or fingers.
For a ‘NO Brainer’ deal on negative cut goalkeeper gloves, (That you will not find anywhere on the internet) check out:
Hybrid Cut Palm Goalkeeper Gloves
Hybrid Cut is normally when the little finger and index finger of the glove is a Roll Finger and the middle two fingers are Negative Cut or Flat Palm. This is normally for keepers who have irregular shaped hands or fingers.
This will allow you to try ALL THREE glove cut shapes, so you will know exactly what glove shape best suits your hand. Check Out:
STILL NOT SURE ?
If you are still not sure what glove you need, please click the link below for ‘NO Brainer’ deal on THREE types of goalkeeper gloves, (That you will not find anywhere on the internet).
Now the above is just a rule of thumb, and too be honest the only way you will ever know what goalkeeper glove palm is right for your hand, is to try them on.
Important: When you try on a pair of keeper gloves on, you must feel 200% confident in how they feel on you, if you have any doubt that they do not fit right, or feel uncomfortable DO NOT buy because this glove palm shape is not suitable for your hand.
So try and pick a glove that feels natural and comfortable when it’s on your hand.
This is why the free help and advice is important as we will try our best to make sure you get the correct glove shape for your hand.