Body armour absorbs energy from an impact, helping to prevent damage to critical areas such as the back, shoulders, elbows and knees. Many of the protectors are quite soft and flexible and then go hard on impact, making them much more comfortable to wear.
The protectors are categorised into Level 1 or Level 2. Level 2 is the higher level of protection.
Some of the back protectors, such as D3O come in different sizes and some protectors are shaped differently to others. The pockets in the jackets to fit these do tend to vary and some protectors will not fit in some jackets. As a general rule, the JTS back protectors will be best for the JTS branded jackets, as will the Alpinestars back protectors for their own jackets. D3O will generally fit all the Richa jackets but there are different sizes to consider depending on the jacket. If you are unsure and would like some assisance, then please give us a call or drop us an email.