NO hand pads, nothing is worn on the hands
Important to clean mouthpiece before putting away
This page is to show you what equipment is needed for sparring class.
ALL students need to purchase their own gear
once they have finished their trial period.
Where to buy gear is listed at the bottom of the page.
Chest Protector (Hogu)
Good brands to buy: Adidas, Century, AAMA, Macho
See links at the bottom of the page.
Don't be deceived by brands that look similar
Can be separate but less hassle if one piece
For advance belts
Ideal length - between ears and top of head
Must have your own
We have found that AAMA is good quality gear for not a really high price. (aamausa.com) They are located in Cleveland so you get your gear delivered pretty quick.
You are looking for gear that is high density form. Not soft and squishy.
MANDATORY for males
Should be worn every class
MANDATORY - accidents happen, a mouthpiece is cheaper than dental work!
Special ones are made for braces
The Family that Kicks together, sticks together!
Head Gear - Prefer White
For Black Belts