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Ice Skating Pads and Gel Pads , Bunga Pads for Ice Skating 

Gel Pads and Ice Skating Pads (gel pads, skating pads, bunga pads) Skating is a beautiful and intense sport demanding great physical efforts. The challenging nature of skating environment, moves and equipment creates many risks for the skater’s health. While designers of skates are mostly focused on improvement of the skater’s performance, designers of protective equipment are exclusively concerned with safety issues. One of the common types of safety accessories are gel and skating pads used for protection of at-risk body areas. Gel pads and skating pads are intended to solve such safety issues as bruises, scratches, friction burns and blisters originating from abrupt movements, falls, tight or uncomfortable skates, jumps and landings. Gel and skating pads also mitigate such major injuries as fractures and dislocations. Gel pads are pieces of fabric with a special - purpose protective gel filling. The gel inserted into the skating pads is specially created to prevent friction and reinforce the protected area. Skating pads refer to protective accessories or clothes with soft elastic inserts, such as foam or other polymeric materials. Both gel pads and skating pads are used to prevent chaffing, absorb vibrations and impacts, avoid hyper extension, stabilize joints and tendons and make the skating more safe and comfortable.

Gel pads and skating vary in design and targeted location. Some gel and skating pads come in the form of a cushion of different sizes; some are manufactured in the form of straps, wraps, braces or sleeves. There is a great variety of skating pads corresponding to problem body parts which may vary from skater to skater. The list of skating pads includes but is not limited to:

- Ankle, elbow and knee wraps;

- Padded gloves, shorts and shirts;

- Spine protecting gel pads;

- Hip, tailbone and knee gel pads;

- Bunion, metatarsal, heel, toe skate pads;

- Heel wedges;

- Lace bite pads;

- Toe caps, tubes and separators

Typically gel pads and skating pads are manufactured of strong wear-resistant, washable materials that remain usable for a life time. Gel pads and skating pads are cross-functional products that can be used for various sports and activities. Gel pads and skating pads can be used in figure, roller and inline skating, hockey, roller derby, skateboarding, football, basketball, rugby, cycling and any other sports involving falls, abrupt shifting, impacts and big muscular effort.

There are a lot of manufacturers of gel and skating pads on the market. Some of them are globally recognized and trusted brands. Bunga pads are one of the examples of such well-known brand of protective pads. Bunga Pads are innovative products manufactured by Absolute Athletics, a leading manufacturer of protective sports accessories. Bunga Pads are a great gear which helps the skater to avoid pain caused by rubbing, pressure, impacts or vibrations in such problem zones as toes, heels, ankles, knees and wrists. The special feature of Bunga Pads is a unique BM Visco-Elastic gel filling which possesses excellent friction and shock-absorption characteristics effectively protecting target body areas. There is a big variety of Bunga Pads meticulously designed to protect particular problem areas from bruises, blisters and friction burns. Thus, durable, elastic Bunga ankle sleeves are specially developed to protect the skater from boot chafing. Bunga palm pads and finger tubes protect the skater´s hands in case of falling. Bunga Pads designed for troubled parts of feet, such as bunions, tailor´s bunions, toes, heels, metatarsal, etc. help correct minor discomfort which might otherwise grow into a serious problem.

Gel pads and skating pads are important elements of skating equipment allowing the skater to stay safe and focused on practice. You can choose the gel and skating pads according to your needs at We offer a wide range of protective pads, including the legendary Bunga Pads at affordable prices. If you need an advise on size or model of gel pads or skating pads we will be happy to assist you at 818-785- 2002 or at

Ice Skating pads and Gel Pads are very essential in the sport of ice skating. Different types of injuries may occur while skating minor or major. We carry all the different crash pads, support braces, gel tubing, retention sleeves, ankle braces, heel braces, back support, tailbone crashpads, arm support, elbow braces protective shorts of different types and much more.

Protection being one of the most important categories in the figure skating store covers every essential figure skating equipment to safeguard and prevent injuries that you are more susceptible to while playing sports. All the protective ice skating equipment is in accordance with the set safety standards to minimize the risk of injury. The protection category has numerous ice skating products that vary in styles, color patterns, price as well as their functionality depending on your requirement. Each product has been specifically put together to give you optimal functionality and are made of the finest quality materials and components that last you a lifetime. While maintaining a professional look there are some protective equipment products that are different from the rest of the protective gear as they have a more unique edge to them and are available in vibrant colors. All the protective equipment that is available on the figure skating store website has been especially designed to suit people of all ages and is available in all sizes as well. There are eight important aspects of the protection category, the first being the Protection for chest, that has a numerous range of products to choose from that have been practically streamlined, with high grade fabrics and materials to prevent injuries.

The protection for elbows gear is suitable for all age groups to protect the elbow from getting damaged due to repeated stress to the tissue and constant muscle strain. The protection for hands and protection for feet are the most prone to injuries while playing sports which is why there is an extensive range of protective equipment to provide maximum care and protection with stretch materials, and good quality padding that reinforces safety on every minute level. Protections for hips & buttocks as well as your knees have been designed to offer you extra comfort and protection. All the products are extremely multi-faceted and durable as they fit and take the shape of the wearer. The materials used to protect the back are soft at rest and stiffen when pressure is applied for accurate alignment. The finest quality compression moisture fabrics are used for shirts. Many more products like the quick fix kit which is one of the most essential items to own while training as it equips you to stay in the game and comes in handy whenever you need it. Shorts for hip and tailbone protection with strategically located polymer that conforms to the player and does not interfere while you handle sports equipment is a blessing as it is super comfortable with elastic waists, while your knees are protected with the best quality pads that are flexible to enable smooth movement without stressing the muscles. The entire collection of products that are under the protection category have been formed by an ingenious system of design and functionality experts that have carefully selected each component and material to ensure each and every equipment is well equip to your needs.

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