Boxing Equipment, Quality Determines Risk

Press Release   •   Feb 26, 2011 02:19 EST

Boxing is a risky game that requires carefulness. It can turn the situation unsafe, if not conducted carefully. Right from the training room to boxing ring, a fighter requires equipment to protect him from opponents. There is wide range of boxing equipment available in the stores so one can avail several gears to secure the body. While purchasing it, one must buy strong and durable items that can serve years to come. Usually, the equipment is considered as one-time investment, so high-rated products must be considered.

Some of the most used boxing equipment is handgrips, head gear, boxing shoes and protective gears. For protecting purpose, a fighter needs a wide variety of gears like kickboxing belly pad, fist and forearm protector, leather shin and instep guard, magnetic back support, magnetic ankle support, magnetic elbow support, magnetic wrist support, magnetic knee support, just to name a few. Each gear is used for different protective activities and these are the safety accessories of boxing and they protect the parts of the body like fist, forearm, belly, spinal cord, ankle, elbow, knee, wrist and foot.

For protecting women fighters, special women protection equipment is available. Some of the common gears for men and women are mentioned below:


This head gear is the most important safety equipment for protecting the most sensitive part of body, the boxer's head. It helps guard the skull, brain, temples, eyes and ears of a person. The headgear is strictly recommended for boxer during both training and real matches. While buying it, quality has to be given top priority as under rated products cannot bear high speed blows. This strong and sturdy head covering is available in different styles and colors.

Mouth Guards

Mouth is a major area in boxing which is highly prone to be attacked. The lips bruised as punch can be smashed from a front or while falling down. During such situations, mouth guard helps to protect the boxer from all these injuries including the grating of jaw.

Protective cups

To protect the abdomen and groin areas to be attacked, it is important to wear protective cups which are additional padding. These cups are available in different styles and material. The fighter can choose it according his likings.


Athelstan Smith writes for Bushido, a supplier of mixed martial arts products, such as boxing gloves and boxing equipment. To learn more about Bushido, visit http://www.bushido.ca