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Handwraps

Handwraps

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Handwraps usually consist of gauze and medical tape, and are tattered by boxers under their gloves. They are designed to guard the bones of the boxers hands and wrists when punching. Hand wrap is a strip of cloth used by boxers to defend the hand and wrist against injuries induced by punching. It is wrapped steadily around the wrist, the palm, and the base of the thumb, where it serves to both maintain the alignment of the joints, and to compress and lend strength to the soft tissues of the hand during the impact of a punch.

A hand wrap protects against several common types of injuries that are familiar to most boxers. For instance, it supports the wrist joint, keeping it allied when the contact of a punch is immersed by the wrong part of the hand. It also secures the base of the thumb to the hand, thereby reducing the chance of a sprain or fracture that can result from the thumb prominent an opponents elbow. Most importantly, it extensively strengthens the metacarpus, reducing the likelihood of a fracture of one of the metacarpal bones. Such a fracture is often called the boxers fracture" -- which is usually a fracture in the neck of the fifth metacarpal -- because of its ubiquity among fighters.


Headgear

Headgear

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HeadgearHeadgear, headwear is the name specified to any aspect of clothing which is worn on ones head. It can be served for various aspects such as protection, to keep hair tidy, for decoration or fashion, religious purposes, medical purpose, modesty; social gathering disguising hair loss distinction; an ornament of office. There are different variety of headgear are available namely helmets, hoods, caps, mask, hats, bonnets, turban, wigs, crown and many more to list down. It is mainly used for the protection of eye and head and as a piece of fashion. It is also worn for religious practices as it is said head should be covered in front of god.


Knock Down Eight Count

Standing eight counts is also referred as protection count. It is the maximum count an umpire can give to a boxer who is back on his feet after supporting a knockdown. This count permits the umpire to judge whether the boxer can carry on fighting or not. Various authorities require that a boxer receive an obligatory "standing eight-count" once being knocked down. Some commission permits to utilize standing eight-count when a boxer takes unnecessary penalty and emerge on the verge of going down but does not really go down. It is also considered same as the knockdown in boxing.


Boxing shoe

Boxing shoe

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A shoe is an item of footwear evolved at first to protect the human foot and later, in addition, as an item of adornment in itself. The foot contains more bones than any other single part of the body, and has evolved over hundreds of thousands of years in relation to immensely varied terrain and climatic conditions. Together with the proprioceptive system, it is what makes possible balance and ambulation,here Boxing shoe is High-topped,rubber-soled shoes designed to prevent the boxer from twisting or turning his ankle while fighting.


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