Due to the UK being shut off from the European mainland because of the new Covid-19 mutation it is very likely your order will be delayed until further notice. There is nothing we can do about this at this point in time
Although there is a ban on attacks under the belt, it can happen that the karateka is hit in the cross. This can be very painful and a nuisance to your own movements. A cross protector ensures that the cross is protected against conscious attacks or attacks without intention under the belt. Better to prevent than to cure.