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How to wrap your hands for MMA

When you are on your way to become an MMA athlete or fighter, learning to wrap your own hands is an essential part of self preparation (even when you become a pro, being able to articulate what works for you and what doesn't is super useful).

So on that note, here are some tips for ensuring that you wrap your hands correctly when training MMA or when preparing for an MMA bout / sparring session.

From YouTube:

How to wrap your hands for MMA

How to Wrap your Hands for Muay Thai, Boxing, or Kickboxing - Closed Palm Style

How To Wrap Your Hands For MMA & Boxing With Georges St-Pierre

How to Wrap Your Own Hands for Boxing | The Best Way

In-Depth MMA Fight Wrap - TITLE Boxing - How To Wrap Hands for MMA

Wrap Your Hands for MMA with Stitch Duran

MMA HAND WRAP - UFC GYM Ricardo Lamas - Naperville

How to properly wrap your hands like a pro fighter by Pro fighter Vince Murdock

How To Wrap Your Hands Wonderboy Style | Stephen Wonderboy Thompson

Tony Ferguson: How to Wrap your hands For MMA or BOXING


Learn MMA - How to Put on Hand Wraps - Hyper Fight Club

3 EASY ways to wrap hands for boxing, MMA, and Muay Thai

How to Wrap Your Hands for Boxing, Muay Thai or MMA | Knuckle Protection vs. Wrist Support

Articles from around the web

5 Hand Wrapping Tips from the martial arts place

Your hands are made up of 27 small, delicate bones – so it’s very important to wrap your hands in order to prevent injury. The main purpose of hand wraps is to protect your knuckles and support your wrists, but they also protect the small bones in the hands from breaking. Here are our 5 top tips on how to safely and correctly wrap your hands. Read more here

How To Wrap Your Hands For Muay Thai And Boxing from Evolve MMA

In Muay Thai and boxing, properly wrapping your hands allows you to train optimally and it protects your hands when you throw power shots.

Try hitting a heavy bag without wrapped hands, and you will quickly realize how much stress is placed on your hands. Wrap up your hands, and punching a heavy bag becomes a completely different experience. Wraps allow you to punch harder for longer periods. The wraps provide padding and compression, protecting your hands. Read more here


By the end of this article, you should know everything you need to know so you can choose the right pair of wraps the first time around without wasting money on crappy wraps. Read more here

Muay Thai Hand-Wraps: Different Wraps, How to Wrap Them, and Why Wrapping is Important from KST Muay Thai

Muay Thai is the art of eight limbs. Practicing your shadowboxing, increasing your stamina through endurance training, and learning techniques to overcome your opponent in the ring are all crucial parts of this sport that we love. One critical, imperative aspect that isn’t mentioned much when people are first beginning to train Muay Thai is that you’re going to sustain a ton of small bruises, cuts, and other minor injuries in the gym. I can almost guarantee it. That’s why we’re going to go into the basics regarding hand wraps and how to wrap them properly so that you can get the most out of your training. Read more here

From Reddit

How do I wrap my hands with athletic tape if I'm going to wear MMA style gloves?

[Performance] Hand wrapping for MMA fighters

Does anybody know why this happens to my hand after I hit the heavy bag after an extended period of time? I thought I was hitting with my first 2 knuckles but I guess not. Any advice to stops this from happening in the future?

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