Helmet Decals

Why You Should Use a Decal vs. Paint On Your Helmet

If you’re an athlete with a love of sports like football, hockey, biking, skateboarding—or really anything with a dose of danger—then you probably have a pretty close relationship with your trusty helmet. Just like your tight-knit teammates, your helmet has probably helped you, or even saved your life, on more than one occasion. As most athletes know, helmets are part of your identity. From officially bonding you to your team to creating a customized look Read more…

By Tom Reding, ago
Baseball

How to Break In a Softball or Baseball Glove

In some ways, picking up a brand new baseball or softball glove is like adding a new member to your team. But before your glove can officially hit the field, it needs some all-star training so it can show up in peak condition. As with many sports traditions, it seems like every player has a different technique for breaking in softball or baseball gloves. What one person swears by, another scoffs at. Still, as long Read more…

By Tom Reding, ago
Helmet Decals

What Do The Decals On College Football Helmets Mean?

If you watch college football, you’ve probably wondered why individual players have stickers on their helmet. No, they’re not there for aerodynamic purposes and corporate advertising on football helmets is still not permitted. There are many collegiate teams who award stickers, and each college has its own criteria such as offense, defense, or special teams achievements. The players themselves view the stickers with honor and reverence – a sort of rite of passage and sacred Read more…

By Tom Reding, ago
Helmet Decals

Matte Finish vs. Chrome Finish vs. Metallic Flake Decals

When an athlete takes the field, rink or arena, they want to look their best. That means wearing a helmet that takes style to the next level—and what better way than by showing off an amazing helmet decal? If a normal helmet decal just won’t do, worry not. There are many fantastic options to add an extra flair to your uniform. Elevate your decal by choosing a great decal finish that goes beyond the basics. Read more…

By Tom Reding, ago
Baseball

A Look Into the History of Baseball Helmets

Today, it’s hard to imagine a complete baseball uniform without the helmet. If a batter walked up to home plate missing that protective wear, spectators would hold their breath. Why would a player risk serious injury as balls whizzed by their head? Actually, for most of baseball’s history, players didn’t wear helmets at all—or at least not the helmets we think of today. According to Major League Baseball (MLB), it wasn’t until 1971 that players Read more…

By Tom Reding, ago
Helmet Decals

How to Apply Your New Helmet Decals

A brand-new season is almost here! But before you can run onto the field, chances are you need a great, new look to tie your uniform together. If you’re like many players, that means a snazzy, new decal applied to your helmet. There’s no need to hire a professional to stick a decal onto a helmet. In fact, all you need is a blank helmet, a new decal and a little patience. Then, just follow Read more…

By lowercontrol, ago