Thanks to its ultra-light steel frame and comfort padding, the RIP-IT® youth Defense softball fielder's face mask not only provides protection from line drives, it's comfortable to wear, too. The frame flexes when hit with a high rate of speed to effectively transfer energy away from the point of contact, and the bars prevent the ball from reaching her eyes without limiting her vision.
Ultra-light steel frame is stiff but becomes flexible when struck with a high rate of speed to transfer energy away from the point of contact
Comments about RIP-IT Youth Defense Softball Fielder's Face Mask:
The mask arrived without the chin piece which meant it was unusable. When I returned it to the store the customer service person did not offer any sort of apology and I wouldn't be surprised if the same broken item is sold again.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend