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...for cleat sports....
Absorbs impact!
Protects against Foot Injury in Cleat Sports!

Provides protection for your instep in case someone steps on your foot “ouch” — with their cleats during a game.

When used correctly, the Instep Protector will dramatically reduce or eliminate the “cleat ouch”.

Avoid the pain, bruising and injury that can put you out of the game for days, weeks or even months. 

Instep Protector has an ergonomic rigid outer shell to absorb impact
Instep Protector has soft comfortable inner rubber padding
Instep Protector protects your instep; leaves your forefoot free to maintain your touch and feel
Instep Protector is light and low profile

Instep Protector protects your foot from...


and does not disrupt your touch, feel and control!


Instep Protector is Easy to Use!





Instep Protector is a must have if you
play cleat sports like:

Soccer - Ouch! Shoulda been wearing the Instep Protector mom got him
Baseball/Softball - Oh man! I tagged him, but his cleat studs got my foot!
Rugby - many feet in this scrum really wish they had an Instep Protector on
Lacrosse - defending up close can be rough on the instep
Field Hockey - an accidental stick or shot to the unprotected instep
Football - linemen and running backs stampeding at the line of scrimmage

instep protector

  • Protection for your foot without losing your touch and feel!
  • Absorbs and dissipates impact
  • Prevents short and long term injuries
  • High Quality, Durable and Comfortable: Made of durable protective plastic with soft padding to ensure comfort and prevent chafing
  • Lightweight: Both pieces together weigh less than 4 oz. You will not feel you are wearing them and your performance will not be affected
  • Low Profile: Slim design makes them easy to insert and to keep in.
  • Keep your favorite cleats: You do not need to buy larger size cleats to use them
  • Ergonomic design: They are designed to fit comfortably on your instep
  • Confidence Builder: Play with more confidence knowing that you have protection that will reduce or eliminate the “cleat ouch”
  • Suitable for any sport that uses cleats: football, soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, rugby, field hockey
  • Simple to Use: Just place it on your instep, slide your foot into your cleat and play
  • Size: Fits Men – US adult size 6 and up. Fits Women – adult size 7.5 and up.



Instep Protector is high quality, durable and comfortable


Buy with confidence! Love it or get a full refund. Email us no question asked.


The Instep Protector is designed to be used in all sports that use shoes with studs, cleats. The Instep Protector minimizes or eliminates impacts to the instep and drastically reduces injuries. This includes sports like football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, rugby, baseball and softball

It provides a protective shield to absorb impacts to your instep during a game. It also has soft padding under the shield to make it more comfortable.

No. Your instep is protected, but the front part of your foot is not covered by the Instep Protector, so your touch,  feel and control of the soccer ball are not affected

The current version fits most teens and adults. It fits

Men – adult US size 6 and up.

Women – adult US size 7.5 and up.

New sizes will be announced when available.

It is available in only white with green padding at this time

It will not protect you from all foot injuries. It will absorb and dissipate impacts to the instep and reduce most of the pain to your instep from “cleat accidents”. However, some injuries to the instep may still occur

The recommended cleaning method is to wipe the Instep Protector with a damp cloth or napkin. Immersing the Instep Protector in water or in a washing machine may damage the adhesive holding the pieces together.

Socks are recommended. Without socks, they may shift or move during use when your feet perspire

The Instep Protector is lightweight and is hardly noticeable a few minutes after you put it on. It will not interfere with your performance.