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Glove Cuts

Many Goalkeepers have no idea what a Glove 'CUT' is!  We are here to help clear this up for you!  A Glove Cut is the Palm Style in which the Latex is Cut to have unique properties for catching.  There are many cuts and styles we see today, however we would like to cover the 4 main cuts or palm styles that West Coast features in over 80% of our gloves.

Roll Finger: Roll Finger is one of the most Traditional Cuts or Palm Styles.  The Fingers are Rolled over the fingers in order to create maximum Contact with the ball.  
  • This cut is sometimes called GUN Cut.  
  • It also includes a Stitch in the Middle two fingers to help create the Rolled Effect
    Reverse Cut or Negative Cut: This cut or palm style is simply called 'Neg' short for Negative.  Made famous in German, the stitching on the latex is sewn like a driving glove or ski glove- inside the glove.
    • Negative Cut is the most Close Fitting Palm design, great for people who want a very precise fit.  It has the least amount of extra latex on the glove
      HYBRID Cut: Hybrid Cut combines multiple cuts together.  West Coast we often use Roll Finger on the outside and Reverse/Neg on the Middle Fingers (sometimes flat on the middle fingers).  This was perfected by Real Salt Lake GK Jeff Attinella with our designers. 
      • Hybrid often fits the hand better by combining the best features of multiple Cuts.  
      • With Hybrid cuts we see Gussets or pieces of material between the Palm and Backhand.  West Coast most commonly uses Mesh to increase flexibility and increase the air to the hand.
        BioHYBRID: This is the Signature Cut at West Coast, over 2 years in the making with our Pro-Team and CEO Shawn Norris.  The BioHYBRID is a Hybrid, however it is 3 Cuts combined into one.  Roll Finger, Expanse/Flat, Wrap Over/Under Thumb
          • BioHybrid puts your hand in a pre-curved position, with the ideal position towards the top of the ball, naturally.

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