Boxing Gear List

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A quick look at the boxing gear.

  • Boxing Gloves
  • Punching Bags
  • Coaching Equipment
  • Protective Gear
  • Fitness
  • Accessories
  • Apparel

Boxing Gear List

Here is my list of boxing equipment. This list includes a wide range of gear so that you know what type of equipment there is. If you’re just starting out then I would recommend to pick a few of the necessary items and add on more tools as you become more serious with the sport.

Boxing Gloves

Boxing gloves are the most important piece of equipment for a boxer. They not only protect your hands from injury, but also help you deliver more powerful punches.

Boxing Training / Sparring Gloves

Training gloves are boxing gloves that you can use in the gym every day. They are designed to protect your hands while you work out and also help you perform better. They usually have a hook-and-loop closure so they can be easily put on and taken off.

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Boxing Bag Gloves

Bag gloves/mitts are designed for punching bags and boxing pads. They have less padding than boxing gloves do. Boxing gloves have more padding all over the hand and thumb to protect the person using them. They also come in different weights, like 12oz or 16oz.

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Boxing Competition Gloves

Competition boxing gloves are gloves that boxers use in professional boxing fights. Depending on the organization sponsoring the match, the gloves can weigh either 8 oz. or 10 oz.

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Weighting Gloves

If you want to work out more, and especially if you want to tone your arms and shoulders, consider using weighted gloves. They’ll help you build speed and endurance, as well as burn more calories. And you can do it without adding any extra time to your workout routine.

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Protective Gear

Boxing is a contact sport, so it is important to wear protective gear such as headgear, mouthguards, and groin cups. This will help reduce the risk of injuries.


Headgear is a padded helmet that boxers wear on their head. It protects them from getting cuts, scrapes, and swelling. However, it does not protect them very well from concussions. The headgear will not protect their brain from the jarring that occurs when their head is hit.

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If you’re boxing or participating in any other sport where you may get hit in the face, it’s important to wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth and gums. Mouthguards help to absorb and disperse the shock of impact, which can help prevent injuries.

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Hand Wraps / Speed Wraps

The main purpose of hand wraps is to protect a fighter’s hands. They do this by absorbing some of the impact from punches. The hands are made up of many fragile joints and delicate bones, so it’s important to protect them as much as possible.
Speed / quick wraps are a type of boxing hand wrap that protects your hands, knuckles, and wrists from the impact of hitting a heavy bag. They are a sleeve instead of a fabric band.

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Knuckle Protection

Knuckle protection includes gel wraps and knuckle doughnuts. Gel wraps are open finger gloves with gel padding that covers the knuckles. Knuckle doughnuts are doughnut-shaped gel rings that go over individual knuckles before wrapping your hands.

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Groin Protection

Groin protection includes groin and ab protectors as well as compression shorts and cups.

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Body Protectors

Body protectors act as a shield and allow you to practice body punch combinations while working on your defense. Many coaches and trainers use them as part of training in order to put the boxer under pressure and make them work to keep control of the match and protect their own bodies from strikes.

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Tape / Gauze

Gauze bandages and hand tapes are used in boxing matches and training to help protect the hands. Wrapping your hands in the correct way helps to support your hands and wrists, making it easier for you to keep fighting for longer and reducing the risk of injuries.

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Coaching Equipment

A good coach is essential to helping you improve your boxing skills. Coaching equipment includes items such as punching mitts, focus pads, and speed balls.

Boxing Mitts

Boxing pads or mitts are protective pads that you wear when you train with a partner. They usually attach to your arms so the other person can practice hitting you without hurting you.

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Boxing Punch and Kick Shields

There are a number of different names for strike shields, such as boxing shields, punch shields, and kick shields. These pieces of equipment are popular for a range of combat sports, but boxing coaches and trainers find them particularly useful for working on power shots.There are three main types of shields: flat square shields, round shields, and curved square shields.

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Corner Supplies

In boxing, a corner supplies are needed to keep the fighter health in the best possible condition. Corner supplies include water bottles, spit buckets, an enswell, cotton swabs, ice packs, petroleum jelly, gauze pads, medical gloves

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Boxers use a timer on the same time base as a fight to train their bodies for 3 minutes of boxing and 1 minute of rest.

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A boxing ring is the space in which a boxing match happens. It is a square platform with posts at each corner. Having an at-home boxing ring is actually more affordable than you’d think.

To build a ring you need to buy mats, ring rope, a ring cover if you opt-in for the platform, corner cushions, rope spacers, and corner posts.

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Punching Bags

Punching bags come in a variety of sizes and shapes, and can be filled with either sand or water. They are an essential tool for developing your punching power and technique.

Traditional Heavy Bags

Traditional bags are usually attached to the ceiling or a stand. Generally, heavy bags are used to improve punching and kicking skills.

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Reflex Bags

Reflex bags are a good way to improve your reflexes. You can use them to train and drill so you can move quickly. You can also use them to help improve your head movement, defensive skills, and punching speed.

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Uppercut Bags

Uppercut Punchbags are for practicing uppercuts. They are designed so you can do different variations and styles of the uppercut punch. 3 In 1 Punchbags have the benefits of a straight punchbag, a floor to ceiling ball, and a maize ball.

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Speed Bags

A speed bag is a small punching bag that fighters use to improve their stamina and hand-eye coordination. Speed bags come in all different shapes, sizes, and materials. They can be found in gyms all over the world.

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Double End Bags

The double end bag is a small, circular bag that is connected to the floor and ceiling by an elastic cord. It comes in different sizes and shapes, and you can adjust how elastic it is. You can use it to do different punching skill workouts.

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Free-standing Heavy Bags

Stand-up punching bags tend to be lighter than large hanging bags. They are placed directly on the floor, and their empty bases are filled with sand, water, or foam to weigh them down.

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Heavy Bag hangers and Stands

If you don’t want to or can’t hang your bag, you can get a heavy bag stand. One is not better than the other. It just depends on your personal preference.

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Heavy Bag Accessories

Heavy bag accessories include swivels, chains, hooks, springs, slip sticks, anchors, straps, and more.

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Fitness is important for cardio health and to help prevent injuries during boxing training.

Jump Ropes

Jump ropes are good for boxing training because they help improve your coordination and endurance.

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Strength and Core

Strength and core includes weighted vests, ankle weights, wrist weights, weighted gloves, ab wheels, pullup bars, pushup bars, battle ropes, medicine balls and more.

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Speed and Agility

Training for speed and agility can be done with ladders, hurdle drills, sprints, and more.

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Weighted Gear

Weighted gear helps to increase the intensity of your workout. It includes weighted vests, gloves, anklets, and more.

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Medicine Balls

Medicine balls are great for a range of boxing exercises. They help improve your power, coordination, and endurance.

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Mats are necessary for any boxing workout. They help protect your floors and keep your Boxing equipment in place.

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Elevation Training

An elevation training mask is a device that helps you train at high altitudes. It simulates the conditions of being at a higher altitude, and helps improve your endurance and breathing.

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Reflex Balls

Reflex balls are another alternative to speed bags.

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Boxing accessories include bags, gifts, and more.


Boxing bags come in all different shapes and sizes. There are duffel bags, backpacks, gear bags, and more.

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If you’re looking to get a boxing friend a gift a few ideas may include gift cards, keychains, autographed gloves, etc.

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There are all sorts of boxing apparel options available. Boxing shorts, shirts, hoodies, and more.


Boxing shoes provide support, grip, and protection while you are in the ring and fighting. They also help you have a steadier, more precise stance and better movement. This is important because it can help prevent you from getting injured during a fight or while working out.

Competition Apparel

Competition apparel includes boxing robes, trunks, tanktops, jerseys, and more.

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Compression Gear

Compression gear helps increase blood flow and support muscles. It can help you recover from workouts, and prevent injuries.

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Workout Gear

Workout gear includes bags, shorts, sweats, compression shorts and anything else you need for a normal workout.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boxing?

Boxing is a sport that involves two people fighting each other with their fists. It can be done for sport, or as a form of self-defense.

What Boxing Equipment do I need?

The most important piece of Boxing equipment is a good pair of Boxing gloves. Other important pieces of Boxing equipment include a mouth guard, hand wraps, and a Boxing bag.

What are the different types of Boxing?

There are many different types of Boxing, such as amateur Boxing, professional Boxing, and Olympic Boxing.

What is the history of Boxing?

The origins of Boxing date back to ancient Greece, where it was a popular form of entertainment. It has since evolved into a sport that is enjoyed by people all over the world.

How can I get started in Boxing?

The best way to get started in Boxing is to find a good Boxing gym or club, and to start taking classes. You can also learn from books, videos, or online resources. Boxing is a great way to get in shape, and it can also be a lot of fun.

What are some Boxing drills I can do at home?

There are many Boxing drills that you can do at home, such as shadow boxing, jump rope, and punch the bag. You can also find Boxing workouts online or in books. Boxing is a great way to get in shape, and it can also be a lot of fun.

How often should I Box?

How often you should Boxing depends on your goals. If you are Boxing for fitness, you should Boxing 3-5 times per week. If you are Boxing for competition, you should Boxing 5-6 times per week. Boxing is a great way to get in shape, and it can also be a lot of fun.

What are some Boxing techniques?

Some common Boxing techniques include jabs, hooks, uppercuts, and crosses. You can also find Boxing instructional videos or books to learn more about Boxing techniques. Boxing is a great way to get in shape, and it can also be a lot of fun.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, Boxing is a great way to get in shape and have fun. It is important to find the right Boxing equipment, and to learn the proper techniques.

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