Finger Taping & Hand Care in BJJ

My new @rainhafw finger tape arrived just in time for the most important night of the week #compclass #gripfight #nowhitetapeI’ve been asked a couple of times in the gym why I tape my fingers. The simple answer is that I have sprained a single finger on both hands previously. Each time was a freak accident linked to being tired and having my grip broken (either in Judo or BJJ training. Each time they really hurt and were sore for quite a while. They also left with slightly deformed fingers. Since it happened I’ve taped both of them to protect them from further injury. So with this in mind, I thought it was time to share my thoughts on hand care. Continue reading “Finger Taping & Hand Care in BJJ”

Xmas Spats Fillers 2016

Last year on the run up to xmas I did a blog to help people looking for stocking fillers for their nearest and dearest grapplers. It was pretty well received so thought I’d do a follow up one this year. Especially as we approach the last payday before xmas and the shopping sales that are Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Similar to last year I will be staying away from Gi’s and BJJ clothing and will focus on alternative gifts to bring a smile to your grapplers face and to make their life a little bit easier. But if you do want to look at gi’s especially for the female grappler in your life then feel free to check out my blog from a few weeks ago. Continue reading “Xmas Spats Fillers 2016”