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Do you ear guards inhibit your breathing?

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by vanguard_anon, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. vanguard_anon

    vanguard_anon Clever user title

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    I put the headgear on as soon as my ears feel tender or if I'm rolling against somebody that I know to be a rough spaz. It does a great job staying in place and my ears couldn't feel any safer. Even when they are tender, red, and warm I know I they won't get damaged while I wear these.

    The problem is that they do kind of a weak air choke sometimes. I don't have them choking me when I put them on but I think the nature of rolling just causes them to tighten up a bit. It's not really a big deal but between my mouth guard and my headgear it can make a difference in my breathing.

    I spoke a friend that uses the same kind and he said he gets the same thing. Is that just the nature of headgear or would another brand work better? I use these.
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  2. DeltaSigChi4

    DeltaSigChi4 Banned Banned

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    I think this thread would better be suited in the Grappling subforum. You'll probably get more responses there.

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  3. Terrier

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    I can't say i've noticed that before - if possible try a freinds headgear if someone has a different type and see if it's yours that's causing the problem.
     
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    I use the same headgear and I've never experienced anything like that.
     
  5. leto1776

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    I have the same headgear,only time they bother me is if I tighten the chin strip too tight.maybe try loosening up the whole headgear.
     

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