The biggest misunderstanding about boxing gloves
The biggest misunderstanding about boxing gloves when it comes to training is that you only need one pair at a time. Most people will train with one pair of boxing gloves at a time and think it’s OK to use that one pair until it’s worn out, then just get a new one. While there are multipurpose gloves on the market, in order to really maximize your training it is better for you to have different options.
Choosing between sparring gloves and bag gloves
If you only go to the gym and hit the bags or to work mitts with a coach, bag gloves are all you really need, but even at that basic level you can still benefit from having multiple pairs, depending on your particular goals, a lighter pair can be great when you want to work on speed, versus a heavier pair when you want to work on strength and power.
If you’re into sparring, it’s in your best interest to have two or more pairs of boxing gloves; one for bag work and the other for sparring. The biggest misunderstanding about boxing gloves and the mistake people make is using the same gloves they train with to also spar. NO NO NO NO NO NO NO.
Bag gloves typically are lighter and more compact. They offer less protection than sparring gloves. This is mainly so that you generate more speed and punch faster.
There are a few factors to consider when choosing the right bag glove such as style, padding, weight and outer material. Watch this excellent video, which was promoted thanks to TheMarketingHeaven.com.
Sparring gloves are constructed for a specific purpose that differ greatly from the construction of bag gloves. Sparring gloves offer more cushion for added protection during practice.
Just like bag gloves, there are a different factors to consider when choosing the right sparring glove such as style, padding, weight and outer material.