View Poll Results: Things you like in a glove
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Finger padding (beyond first knuckles)
Wrist support strap
Heavy padding for strikes
Thin padding for better grappling
Grip bar (along with my Lululemon yoga outfit I wear to Tae Bo class)
Thread: The Great NHB Glove poll
11/11/2004 5:48pm, #11
Albert, this is a thread about what you like in a pair of gloves. I'm sorry someone wedgied your Hunter shorts, but can you please take your accusations of Blad3-ism elsewhere?
11/11/2004 5:59pm, #12
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My point is relevant to the very existence of this thread. Why would you care about what makes a good MMA glove, unless you do the associated training consistently and/or you're preparing for an MMA fight? I would start a new thread, but it would most likely involve a bunch of denials ("I'm TOTALLY MMA DUDEZ, just look at my Pride DVD collection!"), and only a few extremely intelligent individuals agreeing with me. And obviously, the only reason I would start a new thread would be for serious advice, or for people to stroke my e-penis.
11/11/2004 6:02pm, #13
Looking at the results of this poll is a mixed bag; I'll give you that. But let's not drag it down in spite of the people who actually know what they're talking about.
11/11/2004 6:33pm, #14
yes i actually practice MMA sparring, typically i do a couple rounds of standup, a couple rounds of clinch, a couple rounds of grappling and yes a couple rounds of vale tudo, 2-3 days a week.
i agree that the difference between training grappling and striking separately and training vale tudo is extreme and that more people should train vale tudo.
oh and shum.. i think that the fact that you were trying too-large ouanos has skewed your opinion of them... when they fit right they are amazing gloves.
Originally Posted by albert"Face punches are an essential character building part of a martial art. You don't truly love your children unless you allow them to get punched in the face." - chi-conspiricy
"When I was a little boy, I had a sailor suit, but it didn't mean I was in the Navy." - Mtripp on the subject of a 5 year old karate black belt
"Without actual qualifications to be a Zen teacher, your instructor is just another roundeye raping Asian culture for a buck." - Errant108
"Seriously, who gives a **** what you or Errant think? You're Asian males, everyone just ignores you, unless you're in a krotty movie." - new2bjj
11/11/2004 7:10pm, #15
Be that as it may, I'm kind of attached to my right thumb, well, being attached. I suppose I could wrap underneath them, but doesn't that negate the thumbless open-palm design?
11/11/2004 10:31pm, #16
Where the hell IS omega and other members of the board who actually compete/competed anyways? They would probably be pretty helpful in this area.
CALLING 'ACTUAL' NHB FIGHTERS WITH CREDENTIALS BECAUSE IT IS APPARENTLY BULLSHIDO ACCORDING TO ALBERT TO PRACTISE NHB FIGHTING UNLESS ITS DONE COMPETITIVELY OR UNDER PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISION.
11/12/2004 3:30pm, #17
You should've added options like, "My hand", or "$1000 dollar bills". OHHOHOHOHOHOHOOMY NAME IS ANTAGONY I SUCK AT COMBAT SPORTS KTHX
"blahblahblah, but I don't think I'm going to train tonight."
"Well if that were true, then I'd really REALLY want to come train!"
12/04/2004 2:55am, #18
Haven't tried open palms but I know the added sensitivity would be better.
Grip bars are teh suck.
I don't feel that the areas past the second knuckle have to be protected as you shouldn't really be striking with them. That being said I HAVE gotten cuts on my knuckles there infrequently.
Have currently Boes bag gloves, leather, with grip bar which is poor for grappling, velcro wrist support, thumb protection which I like, padding a bit thin for MMA sparring.
Originally Posted by albert
12/04/2004 11:57am, #19
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MMA gloves; but I wouldn't be surprised if most of the voters do not engage in MMA sparring on a consistent basis, and hence merely vote on which MMA glove they like simply to appear more "MMA." Very Sherdogian. Of course, this thread does have value as a future reference, so I regret being grumpy in my previous posts. My point about overcompensation stands though. I have met too many of these type of people not to suspect that some of them are here too.
12/04/2004 12:47pm, #20
Ah ok, that would explain things more.
But since I KNOW some of the posters you may have possibly been addressing in this thread are the real deal and do spar MMA style I was rather perplexed since you did seem to be addressing them.