Training with Contact requires safety Gear
You don’t need it all to begin but there are a few basic requirements
School Shirt, Black Shorts, Boxing Gloves, Mouthguard, Cup
Loaner Gloves available for Intro Class
As you progress you will need Headgear, pads, MMA Style gloves.
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RING TO CAGE and KO FIGHTGEAR
WATER, TOWEL and NOTE BOOK
MESH GEAR BAG
Hand Sanitizer, Disinfectant Wipes, OUST
Your Gear needs to be wiped out, sprayed and air dried immediately after use. Drying Gear in front of a Fan is a good idea. Wet gear in a Gym Bag will cause Bacteria to grow!
Longsleeve Rashguard/ Compression Shirt (not required)
Solid Black Athletic or Fight Shorts. Fight Shorts are more durable and and Stay on
Wrestling Shoes or Bare Feet (we train on Mats).
Soles must be kept CLEAN as we will all be rolling on whatever you track in.
Available at Academy Sports for around $30 These Adidas have Velcro for convenience.
14 oz, 16 oz or 18oz “Training or Sparring” Boxing Gloves with Velcro
NOT BAG GLOVES. Boxing Gloves offer more wrist support
“Thai Style” Gloves offer more hand/wrist movement for Clinch work
Shock Doctor Gel Nano is good and available at Academy Sports or at CAGESIDE
Custom Fit Mouthguards from Gladiator for $50
Shock Doctor Bioflex at Academy Sports or at CAGESIDE
Compression Shorts over a Jock Strap is best.
Compression Shorts with built in Cup don’t stay in place well.
MMA “Safety/Training/Sparring” Gloves
Open Fingered Gloves are needed for more advanced training.
Cheap slip on Elbow, Knee Pads or McDavid Hexpads, Asics Wrestling Kneepads
Volleyball Kneepads work well for Training Knee Strikes
More advanced Sparring requires Headgear
We will assist you in choosing and purchasing headgear
When you are doing multiple hard rounds of Heavybag, Handwraps are a good idea.
Velcro ‘quickwraps’ don’t work well. “Mexican Style” (semi-elastic) 180” are a good choice
Gi Grappling is helpful to learning good fundamentals and is a part of our curriculum.
Discounted BJJ/Judo Top will be made available through the School
OTHER EQUIPMENT TO CONSIDER
Sharing Focus Mitts can be nasty They don’t have to be fancy…just YOURS
Some people prefer to have their own Thai Pads