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MMA is one of the fastest growing and most popular sports right now. It is not just one martial art, but instead is a combination of several that all accumulates into one intense combat sport. Typical MMA fights don’t seem to have much equipment other than shorts, gloves, a mouth guard and the occasional rash guard, but there are a few more things you should own to help you during your training and competition. For more info check out US Combat Sports.

Best MMA Gear Reviews 2017

When you’re shopping for your MMA gear, you should do a bit of research to know what gear is appropriate for each aspect of your training. You will need a few different pairs of gloves and pads for striking; rashguards, spats, and maybe even a gi for grappling and other equipment like hand wraps and mouthguards that you might not even have thought of. The best thing to do is to research and ask your gym what they recommend or require you to have when you are training. You’ll also want to look into the brand of the gear that you’re buying, because there are brands that are better than others. Equipment made by a good company usually has higher quality materials and will last longer, which is important because in a high-impact sport like MMA, you can expect a lot of wear and tear. Make sure that you are fully and properly equipped before you start your MMA training. See what other athletes prefer to wear. Check out a few reviews and get everything you need to prepare yourself for your sport.

When you’re training or competing, you want to make sure that you’re wearing the proper clothing. You will be punching, kicking, running and rolling on the ground. You will be against an opponent who will be grabbing your arms, legs and torso, so you need to keep these things...
training mma with a protective rashguard
If you want to be as comfortable as possible when you’re training MMA, you want to have the right gear. You’ll need proper gloves and a mouthguard, but you also want to consider which shorts and shirt you wear. A lot of people train in normal t-shirts, but even...
Science Backed Knee Support Review
1. Editor's Choice Shock Doctor Knee Compression Wrap Combat sports and martial arts require some amount of tossing and turning, which ultimately have an impact on the knees. Here in plays the role of a good knee brace in protecting your vital joints. After speaking to many users and reviewing a...
knee support for mma
When you’re training MMA, you’re going to undoubtedly end up with injuries. The best thing you can do when starting this sport is try to prevent as many injuries as possible. This means that you’ll have to know what is within your limits, you’ll need to make sure you...
There are a lot of stereotypes about skipping. Some people think it’s girly or ineffectual. Skipping is one of the best exercises known to man. It combine agility, footwork, cardio and stamina.  It also causes significantly less impact on the body than running or other forms of cardio. However most...
beginner boxing gloves review header image 2017
The Venum Contender Boxing Gloves are my top pick. For anyone who has used them before this doesn’t come as a big surprise. They provide great value, versatility and are built to last. These gloves are designed keeping the beginners in mind. They can be used for heavy bag...
Our top pick of the Best Thai Ankle wrap goes to the Venum brand. Anyone who has tried them, knows. This brand maintains its quality as well as the durability of the product. The Venum Foot Grip is perfectly designed and manufactured with the right material, offering optimal ankle protection. Why Ankle...
Right off the bat, let’s get down to it. Our top pick of the best bag gloves is the Ringside Apex Bag Gloves. Not only will are these gloves very affordable, they will do a great job protecting you.  Bag gloves are an essential to anyone who is hitting the...
no gi rashguard in action
When you’re training Brazilian jiu jitsu, you’ll find that wearing the gi on it’s own can be very uncomfortable, itchy, hot and can even cause rashes and skin burns. That’s why it is very important to wear a rash guard under your jacket to keep your skin protected and...
header image showing two female boxers training
Yes, boxing is mostly a male dominated sport but doesn’t mean women can’t compete and train at the highest level as well. In the last several years we have seen a huge influx of women come into the sport of MMA and boxing. Thanks to organizations like the UFC...