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The back of the head mask overlay is a protective element that secures the back of the head and protects the area where the mask ends. The overlay is made of several layers of resistant fabric, a protective layer as well as three mobile plates made of super-hard plastic.

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Exceeded my expectations April 29, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Berthoud, CO United States  
Light, strong, and does everything it's supposed to.  Since the back of the head protector is actually made of rigid plastic it stands up well (didn't realize it was going to be as strong as it is).  Also as a side benefit it tends to keep your mask more stable from lateral blows (due to its rigid structure).

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SPES Occipital Overlay April 16, 2016
Reviewer: Joshua Langille from Ottawa, ON Canada  
+Comes down to cover the first part of the spinal column
+Fits well into the mask (I have a medium)
+straps in tightly and securely
+Makes the mask fit a little tighter
+Protects well against light to medium hits
+Comfortable against the head
+Much cheaper than full mask overlays

-Will not protect against a direct thrust very well (If someone is thrusting at the back of your head you have more serious problems)

I was a little wary of purchasing this since I read a few reviews that said it was too large for their masks. I haven't had this problem as it fits very well into mine. Tested it by having my brothers hit the back of my head with my spear shaft and I could barely feel a thing. Since it's not an overlay a blade could sneak in through the gap between the mask and the protector. Like I said above though a sparring mate that is willing to do that to you is more of a problem than the lack of protection.

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Arrived on time. In perfect condition. April 6, 2016
Reviewer: Jeff Walker from Boise, ID United States  
Arrived on time. In perfect condition.

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Lightweight Protection at a good cost. March 2, 2016
Reviewer: Kevin from Coon Rapids, MN United States  
This back of the head protector is nice and light and offers great protection for the back of my head. It attaches securely to my mask.

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Affordable if you have a 3 weapon basic mask February 22, 2016
Reviewer: Alex M from Matamoras, PA United States  
Protection seems good for the back of the head with hard plastic inside- does not do anything for top of the head strikes like the hoods do

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