anyone use rugby headgear for rolling

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  1. snakeybizz

    snakeybizz Purple Belt

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    being in the UK all the wrestling gear has inflated prices...so I look for alternatives...right now I use Venum Wind but they are way too bulky..I've used em for about a year and I always get complaints off partners from it hurting them and if I get in a guillotine its game over I'm not getting out

    I want the cliff keen signatures but too expensive to ship over here...so next best thing would be rugby headgear... I could use it for stand up sparring to

    aside from looking homosexual...what would be wrong with it?
     
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    I think it's fine, just make sure you also wear pilot's goggles and a scarf. Have to complete your look
     
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    ha will do
     
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    Heaps of people at my gym use these. Nothing wrong with it and looks ok.
     
  5. snakeybizz

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    I'm the only one in the gym who wears any kind of ear protectors when rolling or sparring and I get a lot of abuse. for not being "man" enough etc. lol :rolleyes:
     
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    Dogstarman Old man jiu jitsu

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    I wear ear muffs when my cauliflower starts hurting. I don't care what anyone says.
     
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    Go for it, I don't think it looks weird (I've thought about doing this in the past but a CK headgear is only $30 here).

    If you have ear issues, definitely take care of them! I've been fortunate enough that I rarely have to break out the headgear!
     

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