Originally Posted by Drake
But generally as long you aren't playing like a paintballer the odds of getting hit there are pretty low. I'd get good gloves and a mouthguard (combatives types) first.
Agreed. I've taken plenty more off the lips or ears over getting bagged in the nuts. Come to think of it, I can't recall ever taking a hit remotely close.
Again, the only reason I wear one is for Terminator roles where you can be deactivated with a 40mm grenade.