Protecting your body is important in all aspects of life, and regarding boxing there is no difference. Hand wraps serve to support the wrist, knuckle, hand and joints. Wrapping the hand firm secures the joints and assists in distributing the shock the hand receives. Compressing the hand is important as it helps secure the bones and tissue during impact.
With the extra layer of protection for your skin to the point of contact this can reduce the pain felt while punching and possibly allow the boxer to hit with greater force. Hand wraps can also assist in keeping the fist in a proper shape and support the wrist by maintaining its alignment while you deliver a punch.
As a boxer’s hands are the primary point of contact, it is crucial they protect their hands as much as possible as any damage sustained could limit the individuals ability to compete. Hence wrapping one’s hands when boxing either with or without gloves is important.
We stock an extensive range of hand wraps to suit all users and only sell brands we know and trust. With options such as the Sting elasticated hand wraps and the Everlast quick wraps, we are confident there is options to suit all.