Base-layers, also known as compressions by many, are tight fitting layers of clothing worn under your jersey. They are made of a wicking material which absorbs your perspiration, and this ensures that players don’t carry their body weight around during the game. In the current market we not only see base-layer for tops. There are various types of base-layers, from bottoms to undergarments, including base-layer shorts! There are options even for women and kids too! The list for compression base-layer benefits goes on!