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Protect Your Thinker

You probably know that only around 30% of concussions in soccer come from heading the ball and 70% or so are from accidental collisions with other heads, elbows, knees, the ground, goal posts and the like. But even if you just look at heading the ball, protection is paramount… especially among younger players. The following… Continue reading Protect Your Thinker

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Mercedes DeMumbrum

"I had a concussion in early 2017 and it really set me back. Coming back, I knew I needed protection. I am really glad I found Unequal because the added confidence from wearing it has led to my game being at a higher level than before my concussion!" About Mercedes DeMumbrum Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Birth… Continue reading Mercedes DeMumbrum

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High-tech chest protector thwarts sudden death in young athletes.

Mark Link, a professor of medicine and director of cardiac electrophysiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and a nationally recognized expert in commotio cordis, has partnered with a sports gear company called Unequal Technologies to create new and more effective protection from the hazard. They’ve spent nearly five years developing a chest guard… Continue reading High-tech chest protector thwarts sudden death in young athletes.

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Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club Recommends Unequal Head Protection

Miami-based Soccer Club Calls for Improved Player Safety. PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 31, 2017) – A Miami-area soccer club has a message for its 1,000+ players and families—get protected now. Manny Escobio, president of the board of directors of the Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club is recommending the Unequal Halo headgear for all club players and is even… Continue reading Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club Recommends Unequal Head Protection

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A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

Patrick Plunkett, 12, survives an often-fatal strike to the chest. Patrick watched as the low pitch ended up over the middle of the plate, not inside like he had hoped. The batter crushed the ball, sending a line drive straight back at Patrick, hitting him in the chest. He fell limp to the mound. His… Continue reading A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

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Saftey First…And Second

Nancy Barder of Team Insight Magazine reports on the growth of protective sports products in the trade journal's July 2017 issue. The article highlights several protective product manufacturers including Unequal Tech, Shock Doctor and McDavid. Some of the developments include products that are more comfortable and less intrusive than gear of the past. Dual benefit… Continue reading Saftey First…And Second

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Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

Vic Chu from WhatProsWear.com reviewed our Dome in a Catcher's Corner today.  He also used some of our padding and got creative with a wrist guard.  Vic did his research and reports his findings in this informative, unsolicited review. Their patented padding is thin, very pliable, yet firm and is intended to reduce the risk of… Continue reading Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

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Coach Steve Holeman Tapped for Co-Head Coach Role for Region III Olympic Development Program

Coach Steve Holeman has recently been tapped to become co-head coach for soccer's Olympic Development Program (ODP).  He received this honor after coaching in the program for more than 15 years, leading the US South Region Team to a Gold Medal at the US Soccer Festival.  As part of the ODP staff, Holeman worked with… Continue reading Coach Steve Holeman Tapped for Co-Head Coach Role for Region III Olympic Development Program

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Unequal® Supports Sports Safety Month in April | Sports Protection Company Raising Awareness for Reducing Concussion Risk

PHILADELPHIA (April 25, 2017) – Many people may be unaware that April is designated as Sports Safety Month. Created as an initiative 10 years ago by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the message for players and coaches is both meaningful and relevant. Unequal, a Philadelphia-based sport protection technology company, is supporting the Sports… Continue reading Unequal® Supports Sports Safety Month in April | Sports Protection Company Raising Awareness for Reducing Concussion Risk

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Unequal Challenges Parents to Consider Soccer Head Protection—Soccer is the #1 sport for causing concussions among female youth athletes

According to a recent study, it is girls soccer – not football – that carries with it the highest rate of concussions for high school athletes. One team in the Chicago area is taking measures to prevent head injuries, and doing it with a headband. As Chicago’s WGN-TV reports, Glenbard East (Lombard, Ill.) girls soccer… Continue reading Unequal Challenges Parents to Consider Soccer Head Protection—Soccer is the #1 sport for causing concussions among female youth athletes