For a softball catcher, having a good catchers gear set is important because it has strong effect on your safety and performance. An insight look onto each components of a gear set and some buying tips will help you to select the right catcher gear set easily.
Basically, a catcher gear set consists of catcher’s mitt, helmet, chest protector, leg guards and other accessories.
Mitt is the most important gear to a catcher because it protects the hand and wrist which catchers use to catcher the ball frequently. Therefore, a catcher’s mitt should be strong and reliable, so it could protect you as well as bring good performance.