Worn by the best

A New Era Of Performance

Smart Armor

Unique Rheon smart-material:
flexible yet hardens instantly on impact

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Anatomic fit with tibial contouring

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Tapered edges for increased comfort

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Enhanced tibial impact protection

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Tibial groove helps placement and retention

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AI-generated Voronoi packing of impact cells -
inspired by millions of years of evolution by nature

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Feel Good
Feel Good

The unique Patented RHEON™ technology moulds and hugs the contours of your leg. This ability to shape precisely to the form of your leg gives these shin pads outstanding comfort. Feeling is truly believing – just ask the professional footballers wearing the product.


The Pro. S1 Elite meets the CE Mark Impact Protection standard for shin guards - EN 13061:2009. Smart geometry provides superb protection where required most. By varying the density of protection across the shin pad, we have enhanced comfort and provide the ultimate balance of performance for weight.The moisture-wicking fabric combined with open structure allows skin to breathe and dramatically improves heat dissipation. Players can now experience minimal interference with play, with and without the ball.

Play Better
Play Better

The human leg is flexible so your shin pad should be too. With increased comfort and excellent temperature regulation, athletes can be confident in wearing higher levels of protection leaving them to focus on their game. Protective equipment should work for you, not against you – Feel Good, Play Better!

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Believing in Better

Smart Armor Co-founder, Bob, noticed players he looked after hated shin pads and often compromised on protection with completely inadequate solutions.

Working as a Football Doctor he realised the massive investment in research and engineering poured into boot technology every year was not matched by investment in protection for players. There had to be a better solution to provide players with comfortable shin pads yet superb protection. It is this pursuit that has driven us from our first day at Smart Armor - simply believing in better.

Believing In Better
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Rethinking possible

RHEON™️ was created by Dr Dan Plant a world-leading expert in advanced materials; born out of NASA and developed for over 15 years by a group of scientists and engineers at Imperial College, London. Rheon Labs have many accolades including being winners of a NFL Grant for Helmet Design.

RHEON™️ is an ultra-high energy absorbing material technology. It owes this to its unique reactive nature. It is soft and flexible in its natural state but absorbs energy by stiffening when subjected to force.

Learn more about RHEON™️ here