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09-15-2010, 05:20 PM
Join Date: Jun 2008
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I wouldn't worry about the pants. Wear your shin guards to protect your knees, elbow pads and your helmet if you're worried about your head. A mouth guard probably wouldn't hurt, either. Just make sure that when you fall, you don't try to catch yourself with your hands or you'll end up overextending something.
Mouth guard will be something I need to pick up.
As for falling, I've learned in other things always to fall on my side or forearms, never on hands. Catching with forearms = good, hands = bad.
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