The IPS Hip Pads prevent bruised hips; you'll have to prevent bruises to your ego some other way.
You were probably really proud of your first hipper; you showed all your coworkers the gnarly yellowish-purple platter-sized hematoma on your side. After the first time, a big ol' hip smacker just isn't as cool; protect yourself with the Pro-tec Women's IPS Hip Pads. IPS stands for Impact Protection System, and that's the whole idea, protect yourself from crashes. Whether you're just learning to turn or are pushing your limits to the next level, you're going to fall; save yourself the agony of a bruise so massive it's hard to put on pants the day after. The breathable, moisture wicking material is lightweight and flexible. Strategically placed padding and an anatomical stretch fit ensure protection where you need it.