The blocking board itself is nice and thick, and the flare at the top is more pronounced than on the previous Ritual model. This helps open up the cuff a bit more, and it presents more blocking surface towards the shooter while in the goalie's stance.
The sidewall protection is substantial, and it consists of a nearly 1" thick pad that covers the area from the index finger to the wrist. The thumb and forefinger padding is dome shaped to keep the proteciton away from the thumb itself, insuring that impacts will never touch the digits directly. Both the finger and the thumb protection can be adjusted to sit closer to the digits for a more snug fit, or slightly farther away for more finger mobility.
The G2 Blocker features a removable palm that can be moved up and down the board for a precise feel