The McDavid HexPad Girdle with High Hip Pads provides an additional amount of added protection over the hip region against injuries. This model features tail bone protection along with extra high pads to extend higher past the waist band for maximum protection against direct blows. It has pockets for your thigh pads and fits just like a second skin. The McDavid HexPad Girdle with High Hip Pads has McDavid's exclusive HydraVent technology that provides exceptional moisture wicking and control of heat during the summertime. Perspiration is drawn outward across the greatest surface area of the fabric to allow for more efficient evaporation so you stay cooler. The McDavid HexPad Girdle with High Hip Pads provide excellent compression to aid in preventing thigh muscle pulls and chaffing of the skin underneath a jersey.