FIGHTING GEAR SHIN GUARDS MUAY THAI, MMA & KICKBOXING
There is a verity of shin guards or known as shin protectors, which are essential for training and sparring to ensure you protect your shin when practicing martial arts. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out in the sport, or train often. Most common shin-in-steps are used in Mixed Martial Art, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. Shin-in-steps are specifically designed to offer you the most protection from kicking and getting kicked in sparring.
There are three primary styles of shin guards. Traditional guards commonly used are made of leather, for more durability and often used in Muay Thai.
The second type of shin guard that commonly used are the shin guard neoprene socks, these are much more snug and made from neoprene and leather material, These guards in socks style are to slip on like sleeves and come in leather or PU material protection over the shin area.
The third type of shin guard is known as the shin guard socks, made from cotton material and are like wearing big sock with padding on the shin.
Things to consider when buying a pair, Right Size, Right Fit, Shin Guard with Good Protection, and Leather (durable) vs Cotton.