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Different kinds of boxing gloves you should know about

REVGEAR S4 Boxing Glove

It is imperative that whenever you enter a boxing ring you should be wearing all the necessary equipment, for instance, the right mouth guard, protector, shoes, gloves, protective cups, wraps etc. to ensure your complete safety. Talking particularly about the boxing gloves, they’re normally well-cushioned to make sure that you get good grip and absolute protection for your wrist, knuckle, palm and fingers, so as to prevent them from getting hurt during a boxing match. Everyone’s looking forward to the upcoming Joshua vs Parker encounter in the heavyweight category, scheduled for late March this year. If you closely look at the equipment of these two fighters you’d see how they use nothing short of the top-rated boxing gloves in the world. To see who uses…

New REVGEAR Pinnacle Boxing Glove

Revgear Pinnacle Boxing Glove

The all new REVGEAR Pinnacle Boxing Glove After using the Pinnacle Boxing Glove on a photo shoot in 2016 at Unyted Krav Maga in downtown Los Angeles, Revgear Europe’s Chief of operations Alex Wright had it in mind to bring it home with him. Two years later the updated Revgear Pinnacle boxing glove finally arrived. The Pinnacle boxing glove is Revgear’s entry level glove. The Pinnacle is aimed at the fitness and beginner market and whilst constructed out of PU it boasts many of the same features that more expensive gloves offer such as an excellent hand compartment, firm padding and a tight fit. I used the glove for a photo shoot we were doing for the brand in 2016, I’d been using my preferred…

EXPERT FIGHT GEAR REVIEWS

Juan Cerventes trialing the New revgear S5

FIGHT GEAR REVIEWS – EXPERT OPINIONS Reviewing a single brand from the European distributor might seem a little disingenuous, however after a little deliberation we decided we could do this with a little help from our friends. Revgear Sports over many years has employed the help of top coaches, fighters and experts in their field to aid in the development of what we honestly believe is one of the finest ranges of combat sports products in the world today.  Names such as Marco Ruas, Erik Paulson, Rafael Cordeiro and Mark Dellagrotte were integral in the early development days of REVGEAR in molding many of our products to what they are today. Over 20 years of testing, trials and redevelopment have gone into many of the…

Best Gloves For MMA Training

Best Gloves For MMA Training With the large variety of training methods both available and indeed necessary for the Mixed Martial Arts fighter it stands to reason that although they enter the cage with only groin protection, mouth piece and MMA gloves , the amount of equipment they require for their training is substantially more than many of the other combat sports. In this Short article we take a look at which gloves some of the top teams and athletes around the world are using on a day to day basis. So we ask the question….What are the best gloves for MMA Training? For the beginner, which gloves to use for MMA would seem like a simple question, MMA gloves of course! However there is…

Top 3 Films that Depict the Reality of Fighting

Top 3 Films that Depict the Reality of Fighting Combat sports hold a special place in our society. You only have to look at the build up to the Mayweather/McGregor fight that we at Revgear call the hottest ticket in town. While combat sports films are a popular sub-genre of the sports film genre most don’t even come close to capturing the sport they are presenting. In this post we look at 3 films that did come close to depicting tournament fighting accurately. Raging Bull When it comes to sheer entertainment value nothing can beat the Rocky movies for its boxing scenes. In terms of realism the film series comes pretty low in the rankings. One film that did capture the true nature of being…

REVGEAR MUAY THAI GEAR LAUNCHES

Muay Thai Gear - Andy Thrasher
An all new line of Revgear Muay Thai gear, which started in 2016 with the requirement for a new Thai Shin guard for the discerning European Muay Thai circuit but quickly developed into a full line of equipment and apparel is set to launch this month in both Europe and North America. The new Revgear Muay Thai gear line has been produced by one of the best factories in Bangkok, Thailand with a long history of making top drawer equipment both in leather and in modern synthetics which will put the American brands Thai made equipment shoulder to shoulder with the top names in Muay Thai Boxing with Chris Shaw, Mo Abdurahman, Dawid Zoltesek and Girese Kazadi all showcasing the new range. The new line...

Building An MMA Gym (Or Any Combat Sports)

building an MMA Gym

Building an MMA gym On the face of it, building an MMA or any combat sports gym should be fairly simple as there is not a huge amount of equipment required, at least say in comparison to a leisure centre style affair with row upon row of cardio or weights machines, however it’s all a question of scale. Whether its a home gym or you are building or perhaps your first full time gym for your club the prinicples are all the same so we’ll assume you have enough space for a range of equipment and will have at least half a dozen people training there at any one time. If its a home gym the task is essentially the same just down size the…

How to Wrap your hands for Boxing or MMA

How to wrap your hand for boxing
How to Wrap your hands for Boxing or MMA is a question most coaches are asked frequently and because of the time it requires to show someone and then them to practice can be something that gets overlooked. Creating a good wrap for boxing, MMA or Muay Thai is an essential skill for the combat sports practitioner but also one that takes a little time to learn and often is overlooked by beginners who look at the task as complicated and not necessary until they are more advance. Don't make that mistake... It’s absolutely necessary! How to wrap your hands for boxing or for any combat sport is a subject that so many people struggle with early in their martial arts journey but where do...

Legends of MMA – Team Quest

With #UFC204 fast approaching where the legendary #Dan Henderson travels to Manchester England to fight Hometown hero and Britain's finest Mike Bisping we thought we might offer some #MMA History to the generation of fighters who may not remember the battles between camps with names such as Miletich, Team Punnishment, Chute Boxe, Wolfslair and subject of today TEAM QUEST. When your founding members include Randy Couture and Dan Henderson attaining legendary status in the MMA world as a team could almost be thought of as a given however for the new generation of up and coming MMA Fighters it might be a team name less well known than SBGi or ALPHA MALE.  So at #REVGEAREUROPE and #REVGEAR we are starting this series of Articles about the...

TheMacLife

To Celebrate the new YOUTUBE channel TheMacLife I thought I'd give a little introduction to our man with the Cam Mr Colin Byrne of Shinobi Academy Lagos! Around 2010 I'd started talking to this Irish guy Colin in Lagos, Portugal. When I first met Colin he was working on a project called "Surf Jitsu" I had started my first business a year earlier and so we had some synergies plus the place sounded cool.. sun, sea, surf and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Wow Heaven! So Out there I went... After a fun trip to meet my new friend he mentioned this mate of his I should keep an eye on in the MMA world; even fired me his email in case we could hook him up with some kit from my new...
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