MMA Muay Thai equipment?

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  1. n99nyrwg

    n99nyrwg New Member

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    I do bjj (white belt, not that experienced) and I've only been to one Muay Thai class so far. When I went to the MT class we worked a lot on kneeing, because of that I had these huge blisters on the balls of my feet since I was pivoting off of them constantly.

    So my question is, do you guys wear anything on your feet to prevent this?
     
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    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    yes, calluses.
     
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    n99nyrwg New Member

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    Yeah, I have no problem with toughing it out. I just didn't think anybody would appreciate me leaving blister puss everywhere I step. Not to mention the whole open wound thing.

    So seriously you guys don't wear anything?
     
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    blisters shouldnt have puss. thats an infection and needs to get treated asap.


    Some people wrap their feet and toes up in athletic tape, but my feet sweat too much and tape never stays on.

    here's my three tips:

    A) Get some tincture of benzoin. Runner's use it to keep their feet togehter for long distance runs. I think what you do is you cut a square of athletic tape, put it over the blistered area, then you put this shit over it and it makes it into a rough second skin over the affected area. I bought some but the bottle spilled in my bag making everuything smell like shit.
    this is the beat price online:
    http://www.zombierunner.com/store/product125.html

    B) If you can find it, there is this stuff called "Stan's Rodeo Cream" or "Stan's Rodeo Ointment". Rodeo guy's use it on their hands and it keeps them from blistering and helps develop calluses or some shit. It's all the hotness among major league pitchers right now. I would love to try it, but i have never found it for sale online.

    C) Watch documentaries of training in thailand. You will feel like an instant pansy for even considering your blisters to be a problem. I whine, then i remember how pampered i am at my gym.
     
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    Optamix New Member

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    When I get them I just wrap my feet in tape until they go away.

    After about 2 months you won't get them anymore.
     
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    I had my feet in my wife's lap on the couch the other night and she thought I had a band-aid on the top of my big toe.
     
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    n99nyrwg New Member

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    Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it.
     
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    just tape it if its bad, after awhile you dont get them anymore
     
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    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    how do you guys get tape to stay on your feet?
     
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    $lacker FD/Dental/Canadian/Cage Crews OT Supporter

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    I've gotten annoying blisters on the tops of my feet from BJJ, but never anything from MT. Might be my sweaty soles lol
     
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    nothing out of the ordinary, just wrap around the foot

    traction isn't so great though
     
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    pepsi Cut my life into pieces

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    walk around barefoot more. don't think i ever got blisters on my feet in my life.
     
  13. darkjedi

    darkjedi Muay Thai expert

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    it's normal, you'll get used to it and it will go away after awhile.
     
  14. toothpick

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    Id recommend learning one art at a time, wait till you have done a base art for a year or two at least twice a week before you start toying with other Martial Arts.

    Thats what the cage advised me to do when i thought of doing judo and bjj together. Big mistake, i got really confused and just ended up being shit at both. now i just concentrate on bjj.

    in another year (when i finish my second year of bjj) ill hook into that judo.
     
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    noob feet :)
     

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