Posted On:9/08/2008 4:04pm
I too bought the Shock Doctor Power compression short with bioflex cup.
Works spectacularly. For both Grappling and striking.
I've used it primarily for muay thai and judo, on the ground when I have used it I barely notice it's there after a few minutes. It does hold up well to accidental low blows (though in a fight you *might* want to purchase the metal insert on mmawarehouse.com for it, just my personal thought)
As Deadmeat said, the quality thus far is spectacular, I wash it every 2 weeks, still no problems yet, stitching and material is holding up amiably. It feels appropriately tight, yet not constrictive. In a word, it's perfect as far as cups I've used. (Comparing to having used a TKD style jock strap cup, and a boxing groin protector)
For $30 it might seem steep in comparison to to say a regular run of the mill cup, but I can assure you it's well worth the $. Same goes for the shock doctor mouthpiece I'm using.
Posted On:9/10/2008 1:01pm
Style: 유도 (Judo)
One thing I would like to add, get baseball slider shorts. They have the cup pouch and padding on the thighs. It takes a little of the sting out of leg kicks.
Posted On:9/10/2008 6:14pm
i have a shock doctor, and while it's better than other's i've tried i still find the edges don't fit snug against my legs rather than floating on top of my junk. I'm gonna try this:
YouTube - Arrestling Nutty Buddy Evaluation
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Posted On:10/16/2008 1:44am
Okay I have 2 pair of shock doctor compression shorts, one 27-29 and one 30-32, because I had the 30-32 first and it felt a little to lose (but it is okay) so I got a 27-29 which is a little bit to tight. So far I used the first pair for 60+ hours and it is worn out a little but nothing to bother about so far.
What is strange though, the pants are the same, but I have two different biofelx cups.
Their general size is almost the same but one is a single piece, while the other one is made of one flex part on one part that has a "carbon" look and is "bolted" to the rest of the cup at three places (one at the bottom, one top left and one top right). I wonder if this has any influence on the "protection" because since they are changeable I can pick.
PS: If needed I can take pictures.
Edit: Oh and for some reason the insert for the cup is on the inside of the short, not on the outside as shown in the picture...
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Posted On:10/28/2008 11:19am
Style: punching bag / crew jitsu
Sounds like this going to replace my cup-and-jock-strap combo.
Posted On:11/01/2008 5:27pm
Style: Kempo, Kyokushin n00b
Easily better than any cup and jock strap I had before. If I'm not paying attention I forget that I'm wearing it, as opposed to having to constantly adjust it after every kick with the strap. I have also taken some direct groin shots not even flinched, so I think it's pretty solid. No problems with it shifting either during stretching or anything like that either.
Posted On:12/08/2008 11:16am
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Originally Posted by c4t5
... Oh and for some reason the insert for the cup is on the inside of the short, not on the outside as shown in the picture...
I just got a pair recently and insert is on the inside as well. I think this is better than on the outside because if the cup works it's way passed the velcro some how it would still have to push past the waste band. If the insert sleeve was on the outside though, the velcro would be the only thing holding the cup in.
Posted On:6/12/2011 5:11pm
These shock doctors are alright, but they got nothing on Diamond MMA's cup and compression shorts! Id recommend it to anyone who plays any type of contact sport, you can get kicked right in the jewels and you wont feel a thing! actually check out this video!
Hope that helps!
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