Thai kicking pads

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  1. Reddog2

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    I've just started muay thai, as there are no boxing gyms close to my place. I'm looking to get a pair of Thai kicking pads so I can train at home as well as the gym. Only caveat is that my GF will be holding the pads for me occasionally so I will need some thicker pads. I've been looking at either the Fairtex KPLC-3, or one of these 3 Topking pads TKKPS, TKKPU or TKKPP . Would prefer something more durable than not.
     
  2. joeymarvelous

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    Fairtex or Twins would be my first choice. I'm sure those Top Kings are great too but I've never tried them.
     
  3. BigPapaShango

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    Top kings take a long time to break in, however last very well.

    Fairtex are awesome.
     
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    Probably want to have the gf do some extra push ups and watch a tutorial on holding pads also, even the best pads in the world won't save a person from shocks that aren't absorbed correctly.
     
  5. Will Da Beeste

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    Sandee are a bit cheaper but still solid.
     
  6. Pope Leo VII

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    dont cheap on pads, especially if you value your girls arms aka hj skills..

    In all seriousness, pick up a pair of extra-thick ones to help cushion/soften things up on her end especially if you are on bigger end of the spectrum
     
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    i used fairtex thai pads at my old gym they're very high quality. the velcro will last a long time. very comfy to hold.
     
  8. rockafella40

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    Top king pads are the best from my personal experiences. Very hard pads though that you'll need to wear in.
     
  9. joeymarvelous

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    Where do you get a good deal on Sandee?
     
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    Windy's pads are the best but cost more... same goes for Fairtex that are a little cheaper. if you wanna go a little cheaper to medium level there are Combat Sports, Title, Fighting Sports etc(around 100$).. and if you really wanna save you can go for RDX, they cost about 50$ but I'd suggest going for the medium level if you just started especially if you train with your girlfriend.
     
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    Can't go wrong with Twins.
     
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    I didn't really want to open a new thread for this, but I'm looking at some pads and I guess I need a reccomondation. I'm looking at Venum pads Giant, made of Premium Skintex?? Joya arm pads, leather. King, Booster and Twins. Venum comes in around $100 the rest is higher priced.
    Much appreicated
     
  14. Pain4Pain

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    I got the extra long pair from Kofightgear.com they are made of genuine leather and look very tough. Also on sale right now.
     
  15. Tae_Phet

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    I recommend Yakthai kicking pads. Made of premium cow skins leather, soft and durable to use.

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  16. moonwolf

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    another for KOfightgear. mine have lasted over 10 years without any issues. not sure if I'd want my gf to hold them (or any other pads) for me though.
     
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    Ko fight gear have the thickest but those are also the heaviest I'm ever seen. They different sizes to choose from which is good.

    Thick = pros: girlfriend won't get hurt con: shell only be able to hold them up for a few kicks before needing a time out
     
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