If you are looking to take your child to a martial arts class like kickboxing, boxing or Muay Thai, you probably have looked to see what equipment your child will need. Children’s kickboxing equipment plays a vital role in the safety of your child and it is essential to get the right products in the correct size and fit. The equipment you will need is boxing hand wraps, children’s boxing gloves, kickboxing shin guards, groin guard and a head guard.
It is worth investing in a good quality pair of children’s boxing gloves, not just because they will last a long time but they can be used for boxing, kickboxing and Muay Thai too, which is perfect if you are thinking of taking them to various classes. Children’s boxing gloves generally come in 4oz and 6oz weights. The 4oz boxing gloves are boxing gloves for toddlers up to the age of 6 and the 6oz gloves are a perfect fit for 6 – 11 years.
If you have ever knocked your shin you would know exactly how painful that is and how important a good shin guard is. By getting your child a high quality kickboxing shin instep guards it will allow them to train to their best with the confidence of not getting hurt. Kickboxing shin instep guards can be used for both kickboxing and Muay Thai and they offer fantastic protection as they protect the full shin and foot area.
Children’s boxing head guard
Every club has different rules and ages for when children are allowed to spar. Sparring with head contact is generally not advised under the age of 12 years old. The sparring should be very light contact and controlled with the consent of the parents. A head guard and a gum shield must be worn. If you child is going to be sparring it is extremely important to get a very protective boxing head guard. A full face design will make a good choice as it has extra padding around the chin and cheek area.
If you are looking to purchase a full kickboxing set, there a lot of really trendy designs available. The full kickboxing sets has each item matching which gives a real professional look and it is a much more cost effective way of purchasing children’s kickboxing equipment. You can have sets with a variety of options with matching boxing gloves, shin guards, head guard and shorts.