Learn to bandage properly to increase impact force and prevent injury. The method used by boxers in the room of Freddie Roach’s Wildcard Boxing.
Why bandage hands at all?
Hands are the boxer’s most important weapon. They consist of many small bones and tendons that are easily damaged. Boxing bandages collect and hold together your wrist, fingers, knuckles.
Many people incorrectly think that this is just an additional protection for the knuckles. This is not so, there are boxing gloves to protect the fist. The bandages, in this way, tighten the hand so that the shock that occurs upon impact causes as little damage as possible.
If the hands are bandaged incorrectly, or there are no boxing bandages at all, then the risk of fracture of the small bones of the wrist is high. Even if they do not break, then various inflammations are possible that will not allow you to do normal homework, type on a computer, hold a pen. In general, believe me – these are very painful and most importantly, long-healing injuries. Save your hands for life after boxing)
How to bandage hands
So, let’s begin!
1. Wrap the loop around your thumb and begin to wrap your hands SURFACE. In the future, always adhere to the direction of the thumb.
DO NOT DO THIS!
2. Three times around the wrist
This provides brush support. If you have short bandages or big hands, then you can make two turns.
3. Then three times around the palm
Just wrap your palm. No need to climb on your knuckles
Finally, return to the base of the thumb.
4. Three through the fingers.
Start with the little finger and ring finger.
Now from the inside towards the big
Then up again. Between the ring finger and middle finger
Formed the second X.
Back to the top. Let’s take a hollow between the middle and index fingers.
We complete the third X by our technology. All fingers are bandaged correctly!
We were under the thumb.
5. Wrap the thumb
Wrap around your wrists once
We turn out from the outer edge of the palm
6. Strengthen the thumb
We skip the bandage from the outside and leave palm down.
We wind the palm. This will allow us to attach the thumb to the entire structure of the fist, which minimizes the possibility of injury. Note that bandaging has changed direction to the thumb.
7. Three times around the knuckles
We wind the bandage over the knuckles.
8. Is there a bandage left?
If you still have a bandage, you can make an additional “X”
You can shake your knuckles a couple of times.
Finish on the wrist.
· You should be comfortable. The hand is relaxed, but when it is clenched into a fist, the bandages are pulled. If after 30 minutes you feel pain or your fingers turn white, then you most likely “dragged” the bandages.