Cups for SHORTER dudes? 5'5" approx.

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  1. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    I'm 5'5" and doing BJJ.

    I bought a ShockDoctor cup and cup holder. I think the Small size was a little too wide and felt uncomfortable, although, I don't know how the cup should exactly feel...

    The bulge was pretty excessive. Standing up with any shorts on, the bulge was bulging. Is that normal?

    Does anyone have any advice to offer? Do I need to go with Teen Large?

    For the record, Im 20 and my waist is 29-30ish.

    Thanks :icon_chee
     
  2. Cageside

    Cageside Blue Belt

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    The Shock Doc cups are pretty much one size fits all.

    If you've never worn a cup before it may take a while to get used to it.

    I suggest wearing it around the house for a while and you'll get used to the feel.

    If you really don't like it - check this cup out: CSI Banana Cup

    It's the cup that I primarily use. A small would fit you well.

    Good luck.
     
  3. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    Are you a smaller sized dude, yourself (height-wise)?
     
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    grdstorm11 Blue Belt

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    This thread was border line but now has crossed over into the GAY.
     
  5. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    I mean stature-wise, not package-wise.

    Projection is a bitch. :icon_lol:
     
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    ohio92 Blue Belt

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    Wide cups are really uncomfortble. BIKE makes the thinner cups that you probably want.
     
  7. grdstorm11

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    I have never nor will I ever refer to a shorter guy as a small sized dude... it wrecks of ghey :eek:
     
  8. Mumrik

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    Not sure that counts as small - you might need one custom made to fit that thing :D
     
  9. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    rofl.

    This thead has gone so far out of context.

    Thanks for the Bike cup recommendation.
     
  10. Timbaland

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    Damn I thought I was just big. ;)

    I have a bike cup and I feel it kind of pinches my package. I'll try out a shock doctor cup.
     
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    I had a Macho Cup and if freaking sucks. Pay a little more and got an Under Armor and is much better, I recommend.
     
  12. ShadowNINku

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    get a kid's size?
    get a Nuttybuddy small adult size?
     
  13. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    I was mainly asking for experience. No smaller framed/height/stature/whatever guys here? Like 5'5"?
     
  14. Mestizo

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    I'm 5'4". Tried Bike, XO, CSI, Shockdoctor and some no-name shit. Shockdoctor steel cup is the best so far, after that, the Bike flex cup. Everything else was so-so. None of it felt too big, just get used to wearing a cup.
     
  15. krazyj

    krazyj White Belt

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    What sizes? ShockDoctor? Bike?
     
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    I'd give the one that Cageside recommended a go. Boomer (Cageside) knows what he's talking about.

    I'm a short guy too, but I don't have a problem with the Shock Doctor cup's fit, so I can't help you out there. Sorry. What Cageside said is right, they only come in two sizes - Teen and Adult. So wheter you buy adult Medium compression shorts or adult XL supporter, the size of the cup is the same. I actually find the SD cup very comfortable because prior to using them I'd only been using steel Thai cups, which are wider with a less tapered shape that doesn't conform to the body as naturally as SD cups, imo.
     
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    Normal adult human.
     

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