MMA 5 finger shoes??

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  1. Bausk

    Bausk New Member

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    Anyone ever heard of these? Someone posted about them on the Sherdog Gear and Equipment forum. Said someone at his gym used them.

    http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/

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    well...they look kinda gay.
     
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  4. Civil Disobedient

    Civil Disobedient "Die Biting The Throat" OT Supporter

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    My combat conditioning coach was telling me about these. He wants me to get a pair for summer to strengthen my feet.

    After seeing how ass-ugly they are I'm just gonna get some really thin sandals.
     
  5. Bausk

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    I'm usually working out barefoot 3 hours a day, 6 days a week. My feet could use the break. :hs:
     
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    why not just use wrestling shoes? They will atleast give a little ankle support. It looks like its the same sole.
     
  7. :rofl:

    Ask Takumi Yano
     
  8. Civil Disobedient

    Civil Disobedient "Die Biting The Throat" OT Supporter

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    Nah. Just stetch em at night. Used to life gurad on a beach. Sand is brutal, but after a while i stopped wearing shoes completely, unless i was going inside somewhere, i'd just slip on some sandals.

    strong feet have lots of benefits: better balance, better leg work in bjj, and, well, i'm sure there's others:o
     
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    I've never been a fan of wrestling shoes... plus I wouldn't want to wear them outside.
     
  10. Bausk

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    That's one of the advertisements of these shoes. They strengthen your feet as if you were waling barefoot. Supposedly.
     
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  12. he's fought in ZST wearing toe socks.
     
  13. Civil Disobedient

    Civil Disobedient "Die Biting The Throat" OT Supporter

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    Maybe if they were custom made for each persons foot, toes especially. but the sole looks way too thick; too much padding
     
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    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    i'd rather sport the Monson aqua socks.
     
  15. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    ToeShoes :bowrofl:
     
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    better base for thrusting the wife :dunno:
     
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    so what are the benefits of these shoes besides their rugged good looks?
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    New age ninja shoes :bowdown:
     
  19. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    I gotta admit those look ridiculous
     

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