Boxing Gloves Australia
Boxing Gloves FAQ
What types of boxing gloves are there?
There are a number of different types of gloves that are designed for different types of boxing. There are a number of different types of gloves that are designed for different types of boxing. These include
As the name suggests, bag gloves should only be used on bags as they use less padding than sparring or competition gloves.
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Sparring gloves are similar to training gloves but have more padding to ensure that you do not injure your sparring partner.
Competition gloves are required for the competitive boxing ring. With less padding than their alternatives, these are suitable for both amateurs and professionals that are competing.
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What Size boxing gloves are there?
Typically boxing gloves come in different "weights". Common boxing glove sizes are 8oz, 10oz, 12oz, 14oz & 16oz boxing gloves. The size or weight you should use, depends on what type of boxing training you will be doing. Read our guide on how to choose the right size boxing gloves here
What weight of boxing gloves do i need?
The weight or size of the glove, is dependant on how you will be training. Read our guide on how to choose the right size boxing gloves here
How to clean boxing gloves?
Keeping your gloves clean on the outside, and more importantly on the inside is critical to reducing odour causing bacteria. The key is keeping them dry after use and reducing moisture on the inside. OPen the straps and air the gloves out. Hang them anywhere there is airflow, or consider a glove drying rack. Read our guide on how to clean your gloves here.
Training is where every boxer begins, and that's where the right gloves can make a significant difference. For budding boxers, the best boxing gloves for beginners are crucial. We recommend a 14 oz synthetic glove, tailored to provide the right balance between protection, weight, and comfort. As you advance in your boxing journey and seek training boxing gloves that can endure intense sessions, SMAI has a range of options crafted with precision and designed for resilience.
Now, let’s talk competition. The best competition boxing gloves need to be an extension of a boxer's arm, fitting snugly while providing optimum protection. When you're ready to step into the ring, SMAI has the best professional boxing gloves waiting for you. Opt for their lace-up genuine leather 8 oz or 10 oz gloves, which have been the choice of numerous champions. These gloves provide a tighter fit, allowing for enhanced punch accuracy.
Sparring is an integral part of a boxer's regimen, acting as the bridge between training and competition. The best boxing gloves for sparring are those that offer protection to both the user and their sparring partner. SMAI suggests a 10oz - 12 oz leather glove for this purpose, ensuring safety while replicating the feel of a real match.