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#158502 - 06/20/05 08:46 PM Protective Gear
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What if any protecitve gear do you use in Krav?

Me:

Hand wraps or MMA gloves for Krav.

10 oz gloves, Heavy shin guards, mouthguard and quality leather headgear for fight class.

What brands do you like and why?
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#158503 - 06/21/05 01:20 AM Re: Protective Gear [Re: RangerG]
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10 oz gloves?? We use 14 or 12. Also the nutt cuppp! very important part of fight class.

NO particular brand that I like, just as long as it does the job.

I don't use wraps for my hands just wrist wraps.

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#158504 - 06/21/05 10:15 AM Re: Protective Gear [Re: Equis]
RangerG Offline
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Ooops! I ment 16 oz gloves

And yes the cup is a critical item! The most comfortable combination I found was from UnderArmor.
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#158505 - 06/21/05 08:14 PM Re: Protective Gear [Re: RangerG]
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I don't do krav,but I think the bulky boxing gloves should only be used by beginners or those who lack control.They rule out grabs and locks too much and limit you to just punching.
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#158506 - 06/21/05 10:19 PM Re: Protective Gear [Re: SANCHIN31]
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The gloves are used for full contact fight class. Our dojo does 50% force. Other dojo's in our system do up to 100% force.
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#158507 - 06/23/05 01:38 AM Re: Protective Gear [Re: RangerG]
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We use 6-8 Oz gloves, Box (cup), others use mouth guards. I dont as a reminder to not get hit in the head.
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