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#342127 - 05/15/07 04:18 PM MMA/Grappling gloves
jliu Offline

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
Hey all

I'm a high school student on a reaaally small budget. I would buy my own MMA or grappling gloves if I had the money, but unfortunately I don't. Do any of you have any suggestions on how to make my own gloves? Any suggestions/plans are welcome.

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

#342128 - 05/15/07 05:23 PM Re: MMA/Grappling gloves [Re: jliu]
Dereck Offline

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 10415
Loc: Great White North
I don't believe it is possible to make your own gloves, sorry. Are you needing gloves for training or are you wanting them to use on a heavy bag or ...... ? If for training then purchasing the right gloves will be an investment that you should not skimp on. If for fooling around with buddies then I would suggest don't waste your time. If for a heavy bag then I would perhaps suggest some light boxing gloves and if that can't be afforded, purchase some cheap light leather gloves/mitts which will at least help with tearing of the flesh. For some of our drills on bags and focus mitts we use light leather mitts which work well.

#342129 - 05/15/07 06:09 PM Re: MMA/Grappling gloves [Re: jliu]
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Registered: 03/12/07
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Loc: UK
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#342130 - 05/15/07 06:22 PM Re: MMA/Grappling gloves [Re: TomTom]
leviethain Offline

Registered: 04/13/07
Posts: 26
go to sports authority/modells
you can get a pair off 'grappling gloves' for 25 bucks

i tried them on at modells once, i didn't like the feel-but i hardly ever use mma gloves(but thats changing soon)

#342131 - 05/15/07 09:55 PM Re: MMA/Grappling gloves [Re: leviethain]
jliu Offline

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
ah okay, thanks!
Pain is weakness leaving the body.

#342132 - 05/15/07 09:57 PM Re: MMA/Grappling gloves [Re: Dereck]
jliu Offline

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
well, I train with some buddies (informally, I'm not really part of a school per se), so I kinda want them for that.
Thanks for your input!
Pain is weakness leaving the body.


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