Made4Fighters collection of Karate gloves
Our extensive range of karate gloves are suitable for all levels, from beginner to expert. We have a wide variety of gloves to choose from, so you're sure to find the perfect pair for your needs.
While some may feel that using gloves lessens the intensity of training, they actually allow practitioners to train longer and harder without fear of injury. So whether you're a beginner or a black belt, investing in a pair of karate gloves is an important step in ensuring safe and effective training. Shop our range today and find your perfect match.
Thumb vs No Thumb Mitts
When it comes to karate mitts, the thumb part really matters. If you go thumbless, you get a more open palm which is great for making a fist and packing a stronger punch. But, it's a bit trickier to hold onto things and your thumb might be more at risk. On the flip side, a mitt with a thumb keeps your thumb safer and helps you grab better, though it might limit your hand movement a bit and could soften your punches. It's all about what you prefer and where you're at in your training. Seasoned fighters might lean towards the extra protection and grip of a thumbed mitt, while beginners could benefit from the power boost of an open palm. Just remember, whatever you pick, give it some time to break in before you jump into sparring or competitions.
Reasoning behind Blue and Red Karate Mitts!
Most people who have watched a karate tournament have probably noticed the bright blue and red gloves worn by competitors. But why those particular colors? The answer lies in the origins of modern day karate. Karate originated in Japan, where it was known as "Kara-te," or "Empty hand." In Japanese culture, blue symbolizes calm and serenity, while red represents strength and passion. In a traditional karate match, contestants must exhibit both calm control and explosive power, making the blue and red gloves a perfect symbol for the sport. So the next time you see Karate fighters wearing their brightly colored gloves, remember that they represent an important aspect of the martial art's history and philosophy.
Essential MMA equipment from Made4Fighters
If your practice martial arts and combat sports, you've come to the right place. At Made4Fighters, we make sure our customers can find everything they need for their activity with ease. We have an excellent selection of gloves, including boxing gloves, MMA training gloves and Thai boxing gloves that come in a variety of sizes and colors to match your style preference. Karate students will also love our choice of karate shin guards, mouth guards and groin guards - so their training is as safe and comfortable as possible! Take a look at our wonderful range today!