Shin/Instep Guards (Suggestions)

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by redefined, Mar 23, 2008.

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    Hi all:

    First time poster here obviously, but I am looking for some help. I figured that everyone here would be able to give me some suggestions.

    I am looking for a good pair of shin/instep guards for stand up work. However, I have been looking more toward buying grappling ones because I don't want them to slip.

    If anyone could offer any suggestions to a good (reasonably priced) pair it would be much appreciated.

    -k
     
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    I had the same question a lil while ago. Use the search feature at the top of the forum and type "Shin Guards". You'll find my thread and some great advice.

    Hope it helps!
     
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    Thanks, which did you end up buying?
     
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    Also, what is the deal with sizing? I'm 5'9" and fluctuate between 180 - 190, but trying to cut.
     
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    Get large.
     
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    I like the top pair better myself.
     
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    i use a fbt sock shin guard. its a pair i bought from thailand.
     
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    Decided to go with the pair from throwndown, thanks for those that helped. I will post a review when I get them and use them a few times.
     
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    Looks to me like CSI:Tapout as Title:Throwdown...

    Check me out...with my awesome SAT analogy awesomeness applied to MMA products...
     

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