The System Seven D3O protective batting ankle guard provides the best in protection, function, and comfort. A low profile plastic shin plate combined with D3O and foam backing protects the front of the shin, inside of the leg, and the ankle bone. Foot padding features a custom molded and flexible D3O metatarsal guard providing maximum protection for the top of and the inside of the foot. Elastic band wraps around foot to keep d3O guard in place. The metatarsal guard is connected to the shin plate using a durable and flexible band so that the protection stays right in place while batting and running the bases. Metatarsal protection is also removable if not needed.