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Kit review: budget light training gloves

"Motorcycle Motocross Racing Gloves Tactical Black

1. Special ergonomic design with carbon fiber hard shell protection, taking into account aesthetics and security. 

2. 3D-dimensional breathable mesh fabric, comfortable is not hot. 
3. Neoprene embossed design, attached hand is not easy sliding. 
4. Four fingers high breathable mesh design and a rubber block sliding full protection.
5. Ergonomic, hand-dimensional drop resistance protective hard shell, shock-absorbing foam has a better than general protective effect. 
6. Fingers type version with a rare song refers to the design, so that gloves fit perfectly with his hands more,feel manipulated hundred percent. 
7. Fingertip impact protection attached leather, laminated safety within the reflective point of the night. 
8. Palm of your hand the entire piece Bucharest slip resistant seamless design particles, and reduce the effect of strengthening the non-slip fall car torn off cause the seams. 
9. Tiger's mouth suede protection and reduces the time between the use of gloves and motorcycle wear and increased grip handle. Leather thumb stick impact protection. 
10. Wrists Velcro adjustment design makes gloves easy to fall off"


Lol, clearly the sale pitch was written in south east Asia. You can find here or here

So, I've been looking for a low budget light training gloves for my class. Especially since Revival has gone dodgy and the SPES gloves are relatively expensive, especially for beginners.

I've been recommended motorbike gloves several times so I thought I would give it a try and at $22 including postage I didn't feel like it was much of a risk.

Pros:

Did I mention $22 including postage? Yep, it's cheap enough that everyone in your class can go out now and buy one without any whinging. They also come in a variety of colours which makes people happy.

Perfect for 90% of non-sparring activities. They are completely light and flexible, great for drilling and general training. They have hard protection in most of the places that are likely to get struck during partner exercises and light sparing. They have padding in the finger tips, thumb and around the knuckles which is kind of perfect.

The extra-grippy fabric on the palm is actually a real bonus and does good things, especially with slippery leather grip handles on sword.

The breathable  fabric is also a bonus and these are definitely the least sweaty gloves I've ever used.

Cons:

The lack of a long cuff up the forearm is draw back leaving the wrist exposed. However if worn with a forearm guard it removes that problem.

Some of the stitching came apart almost immediately and required resewing, which was not a big deal for me.

Summary:

Great budget training gloves.


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