Wrapping the hands is an important step in boxing and other combat sports. Knowing about how to wrap your hands properly, preventing you from injury and providing support for your wrists and knuckles.
A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Wrap Your ?Hands Properly
You’ll need hand straps (usually made of cotton or elastic), tape, and scissors.
Start with the wrist support:
Start by wrapping the hand around the wrist, making sure it covers the base of the thumb and the back of the hand. Make sure the wrap is snug but not too tight.
Place wrap over thumb and wrap thumb twice for extra support.
Wrap your hands around your knuckles, starting at the base of your fingers and ending at the base of your wrist. Make sure the wrap is snug, but not too tight.
Continue wrapping your hands around your hands, alternating between your knuckles and the back of your hands. The wrap should fit snugly, but not too tightly.
Finishing with Tape:
Finish the wrap by taping the end of the wrap to the starting point to hold it in place. You can also use tape to reinforce the wrap, especially around the wrists and knuckles.
Repeat for the other hand:
Repeat the process for the other hand.
The hand wraps are not just a cloth strap for show, its quality is like adding an extra mask on the hand muscles to support your hand and wrist. Once you know how to wrap your hands properly, you’ll be able to protect your hands from serious hand injuries. Proper hand wrap also has the nice advantage of allowing you to punch stronger punches with ease with its wraping features.
Enjoy your punching experience with joy and safety. Thanks