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    A concussion can be caused by a blow to any part of the skulls or by acceleration forces. Anything that accelerates the brain with a force greater than what the cerebrospinal fluid can cushion will cause a concussion. Being in a car accident and being propelled forward while restrained by a seat belt (and thus causing the head to accelerate forward in a whiplash) can cause a concussion. In fact, car accidents are the primary cause of concussions.
    In other words, wrong-o!In the name of Baal, where the **** you get your info?
    ****! That's what I get for not looking **** up and not presenting it properly.

    What I mean to say is this:

    When a person is struck in the head, he gets rocked by blows to the chin and nose area more than anywhere else. This will result in the aforementioned acceleration of the brain to a greater extent than can be dealt with by the CSF. I doubt that a person can strike another person of similar weight on the forehead with enough force to cause a concussion.

    The headgear does not protect the crucial areas. **** headgear.
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    Omega, what are your recommendations on headgear (brand, shape, characteristics, **** even color if that helps)?


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    Omega, hold just a second. Do you reall mean to tell me that you make your students wear headgear with face cages?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teh El Macho
    In fact, car accidents are the primary cause of concussions.
    Well then, I had 4 'car accidents' at the dojo last year. We don't wear headgear.

    Omega - how 'restrictive' is it to be wearing full gear and spar/roll?
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    ****! That's what I get for not looking **** up and not presenting it properly.

    What I mean to say is this:

    When a person is struck in the head, he gets rocked by blows to the chin and nose area more than anywhere else. This will result in the aforementioned acceleration of the brain to a greater extent than can be dealt with by the CSF. I doubt that a person can strike another person of similar weight on the forehead with enough force to cause a concussion.

    The headgear does not protect the crucial areas. **** headgear.
    You're young and you're the reason I made this thread. Headgear prevents more damage than it causes. If you don't agree come talk to me in 15 years when you've caught up to me in age. I never said it stopped concussions I said it helped reduce them. Broken noses do not cause concussions, being hit in the head does not neccessarily cause concussions. You need to get your facts correct if you're going to disagree.

    Reasons not to wear headgear:
    Creates blind spots so you can't react correctly.
    Adds 1" to persons range so you can't train to react correctly
    Neck must support heavier gear especially after training for awhile.

    Those are your arguements, not the that they don't stop the majority of concussions where most people get hit.
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    Well then, I had 4 'car accidents' at the dojo last year. We don't wear headgear.

    Omega - how 'restrictive' is it to be wearing full gear and spar/roll?
    About the same as trying to roll with a gi. The idea is to eventually start stripping down the equipment you're wearing to pure essentials. You've got to give yourself a realistic idea of what full intensity feels like though because you reduce the energy as the padding comes off.
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    Omega, hold just a second. Do you reall mean to tell me that you make your students wear headgear with face cages?
    When we're practicing ground and pound and I'm mounted dropping elbows, they're wearing a cage. If you go full force without one I'd love to see how many training partners you actually keep.
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    ****! That's what I get for not looking **** up and not presenting it properly.

    What I mean to say is this:

    When a person is struck in the head, he gets rocked by blows to the chin and nose area more than anywhere else. This will result in the aforementioned acceleration of the brain to a greater extent than can be dealt with by the CSF. I doubt that a person can strike another person of similar weight on the forehead with enough force to cause a concussion.

    The headgear does not protect the crucial areas. **** headgear.
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