American soccer is a great team sport that requires very good equipment. GladiatorFit offers a wide range of equipment dedicated to this sport.

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American soccer is a great team sport that requires very good equipment. GladiatorFit offers a wide range of equipment dedicated to this sport.

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Are you an American soccer fan? GladiatorFit has everything you need to practice your favorite sport safely and comfortably. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we have a wide range of equipment and accessories to suit all levels.

How does American soccer work?

American soccer is a sport in which two teams of eleven players compete on a rectangular field. The aim of the game is to score more points than the opposing team by carrying or throwing the ball into the opponent's end zone.
The game is played in four 15-minute quarters. Each team has four attempts to advance 10 yards. If she succeeds, she has four more attempts. Otherwise, the opposing team takes possession of the ball.

What are the characteristics of the ball used in American soccer?

The American soccer is specific to this sport because of its shape and size. Here are the special features of the American soccer:

  • Shape and size: The American soccer has a characteristic oval shape, often called "pigskin" because of its rough texture similar to pigskin. It measures about 28 cm long and about 56 cm in diameter at its widest point.
  • Weight: The weight of the American soccer varies according to league and age category. But it's usually around 400 to 450g.
  • Coating: The ball is covered in leather or a similar material, giving it its distinctive rough texture.

What protective equipment is used in American soccer?

Protective equipment is designed to ensure the safety of American soccer players by reducing the risk of injury. Here are some of the protective equipment used in this discipline:

  • Helmet: the helmet is the most important piece of equipment, as it protects the player's head and brain. It features a facial grille to protect the face.
  • Shoulder pads: shoulder pads protect the player's shoulders, collarbones and chest.
    Elbow and knee pads: to protect players' elbows and knees.
  • Mouthguards: Adapted to the player's mouth, they protect the player's teeth. They need to be adapted.

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