How tight should headgear be?

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  1. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    My coach always makes sure to tighten it as much as he can, but I feel like that causes headaches. What are your thoughts?
     
  2. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs All hail his excellency Full Member

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    There's a sweet spot where it's just tight enough to stay still but isn't putting too much pressure on your head
     
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  3. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    If it’s too tight it doesn’t do it’s job. Cause it’s like attached to your head. It’s supposed to protect your head not be apart of it. You want it to be tight enough so it doesn’t fall off or feel loose but if it’s giving you any sort of dis comfort it’s too tight.
     
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  4. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    I think my new headgear is just a size too small. Today in sparring I had a headache, thought it might have been from a punch but it went away as soon as I took off my super tight headgear. It was expensive and I can’t return it. You think I’ll be able to just stretch it out a bit?
     
  5. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    Hmm. Maybe. Or you could just fight like a man and forget the head gear! That’s what I would do but my coach won’t let me as apparently he has some sort if insurance policy or something.
     
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  6. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    Haha we’d all fight with no gear on if gyms allowed it.
     
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