Hand Wraps

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  1. canadian mongoo

    canadian mongoo Orange Belt

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    lots of guys in the gym have started wearing gell filled bag gloves and avoid hand wraps whats everbody think ....


    i still prefer wraps ...kind of gets me ready to go mentally
     
  2. Cageside

    Cageside Blue Belt

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    Yes, nothing like wrapping your hands. Seriously, I love wrapping my hands.

    I don't think anything can take the place of traditional wraps (semi-elastic/mexican style are my fav)
     
  3. Mark Limbaga

    Mark Limbaga Amateur Fighter

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    mexican handwraps rule
     
  4. Cageside

    Cageside Blue Belt

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    Absolutely! I try to explain that to folks but some people are reluctant to try the semi-elastic/mexican. Once you try them you never want to use cotton again.






    Cageside
     
  5. Smashandgrab

    Smashandgrab Red Belt

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    Yeah, I only use mexican hand wraps. Better by far.
     
  6. affliction113

    affliction113 Orange Belt

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    i have the combatsports gel wraps with the regular handwrap connected. those are okay, but the standard mexican handwraps are still the standards.
     
  7. Rinksterk**

    Rinksterk** Banned Banned

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    Damn maybe I'm old school, but I hate the elastic wraps. I prefer cotton much better.
     
  8. TDonovan

    TDonovan Blue Belt

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    Gel gloves are a load of crap in my opinion. Wraps will NEVER be replaced by anything more "convenient".
     
  9. MUSK

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    Mexican Style handwraps are the way to go.
     
  10. canadian mongoo

    canadian mongoo Orange Belt

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    thank god at least i am not alone.............





    hey while i am at it what you people think of knuckle push ups....my sons instructor makes them do them ......all the docs say they bad for young athletes due to damage
     
  11. Cageside

    Cageside Blue Belt

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    I think knuckle push ups are easier on the wrist and they help condition the fists.
     
  12. Snake_p20

    Snake_p20 Blue Belt

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    I have to due knuckle push ups due to the fact that I broke my right hand in my last fight and it gets sore when I try to due loads regular push-ups. However, over the last month or so of doing them I must say they are more comfortable on my wrists.
     
  13. mjfgf

    mjfgf Yellow Belt

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    I agree, the mexican wraps are the best. I have tried the gel wraps and they made abrasions on my knuckles, and I have heard more than one fighter say that the old school cotton ones tear up their hands too.
     
  14. mmaoverload

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    Good man :)
     
  15. Ryukyu Damashi

    Ryukyu Damashi Ryukyu Damashi

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    I have a pair of Mexican market Cleto Reyes wraps. They are the best I have used!

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  16. shane77law

    shane77law White Belt

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    Is there any truth to the fact that the traditional handwraps (100% cotton) ones provide more support as they don't stretch as much as the mexican style wraps ?

    I just pruchased 210 inches mexican style....

    But I would like to know which of the two provide more support ?
     

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