Water polo’s FIRST game-legal protective headgear™

Tuff-Caps are the revolutionary solution to the lack of game-legal protective headgear in water polo. Designed to look nearly identical to standard water polo caps, the Tuff-Cap fits snugly to the head and adds a big boost of protection from head impact forces. Tuff-Caps feature a thin layer of an advanced, rate-dependent material called Poron XRD®. Soft to the touch, but tough on impact, XRD® Technology is the proven choice for ultimate comfort and high impact protection. Currently used in some of the best performing helmets and protective gear in sports, we saw XRD® Technology as the perfect fit for the Tuff-Cap.

XRD® Technology is proven to absorb up to 90% of the most extreme impacts, while maintaining 98% of its original performance…hit after hit. The Tuff-Cap never compromises, and only uses materials proven to protect athletes.

And if your Tuff-Cap ever falls off in the middle of an intense game or a long practice, you’ll never have to search the bottom of the pool for it. Tuff-Caps are the only water polo caps that float, and will remain at the water’s surface for quick retrieval.

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The Tuff-Cap makes me feel more comfortable. I feel safer with it, and it helps me push my boundaries as a goalie.

Joshua Silva, CWPA All-Conference Goalie, UC Irvine Men’s Water Polo Club

The Tuff-Cap has to be the standard! Where was this when I was playing?

Duje Grubisic, Beckman High School/Patriot Aquatics Head Water Polo Coach

Pretty comfortable, not any extra weight or anything. Noticeable for head shots or shots off the bar, really reduces a bit of the impact. All good so far!

Matt Lenarduzzi, Queensland Thunder Goalie