How To Choose The Right Hockey Skates
Buying your first pair of hockey skates can be tricky, especially if you don’t have a clue on how to go about choosing the best ones for you. The most expensive option is not necessarily the best for you. A lot depends on if you are a first time player, you are in it for competitive hockey or recreational purposes. The width of your foot also plays a vital role. All factors must be taken into consideration when buying your skates, as the smallest detail can make a world of difference in your performance on the ice. This is why Hockey Pursuits came up with this infographic to help first time buyers in their decision making to ensure you buy the best hockey skates for you.
Visual Communication - 60%
Design - 55%
Content/Script - 60%
Usability - 65%
This infographic breaks down the anatomy of a hockey skate and provides information on fit and features. It features some imagery, like a skate with the different components pointed out, silhouettes of different age groups, and icons for the tests. However, most of the detailed information can only be gleaned from reading — and there is a lot of text on this design. While the ratio of text to imagery is pretty good in "Different Skate Widths" and "Hockey Skate Sizing," the other sections are dominated by text. The illustration styles also vary from section to section, which creates some visual confusion. In all we'd give this a D.