MOBILITY OF A MINI HEATER BACK SHIELD
Heater back shields also offer the best mobility. The tapered sides offer a full range of arm movement. The pointed bottom protects your bottom while not making it difficult to take a knee if you are legged in combat.
ACCORDING TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE RED ORGANIZATION
According to the BOR, the heater is the best shape back shield on the market for defense and mobility. For tips fighting with red weapons check out their facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/178433162242769/
MINIHEATER VS BIG HEATER BACK SHIELDS
Offers similar defense to the Big heater back shield without limiting your arm movement. The smaller profile makes it easily to move through crowds on the field.
MINIHEATER VS ROUND BACK SHIELDS
This offers better shoulder protection than the round back shields even though the total width is less because to top corners are squared off. Also offers better arm mobility than the 27″ round back shield because it is less likely for your elbow to accidentally bump into the back shield.
BACK PUNCH VS BACK STRAP SHIELDS
Equal value with any hand orientation – punch or strap.
Lefty Strap attaches to the Right arm for the left-handed sword fighter.
The strap design may be more comfortable as a back shield because it has a flatter smoother surface.
-Width = 22.5″
-Length = 27″
-Very Light Weight Solid Foam Shield
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