Recommended Equipment for Martial Art Classes

Based on the request of students, I have compiled a list of recommended equipment for Wing Chun, Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai, Kali, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  These are not comprehensive lists and you may want to include equipment I have not mentioned.  Equipment is not necessary for new students and people doing the free trial.

Wing Chun

Beginners

  1. Focus mitts
  2. Mouth guard
  3. Sports cup (men)
  4. Form fitting bag gloves
  5. Shin Guards

Advanced

  1. MMA gloves
  2. Head protector with clear face shield
  3. Butterfly swords
  4. Long staff
  5. Body protector (optional)

Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do

Beginners

  1. Focus mitts
  2. Boxing gloves (men 16oz, women 12oz)
  3. Shin guards
  4. Mouth guard
  5. Head guard
  6. Sports cup (men)
  7. Jump rope

Advanced

  1. MMA gloves
  2. Head protector with clear face shield

Muay Thai

Beginners

  1. Thai pads
  2. Focus mitts
  3. Boxing gloves (men 16oz, women 12oz)
  4. Shin guards
  5. Mouth guard
  6. Sports cup (men)
  7. Jump rope
Advanced
  1. Head guard
  2. Belly pad

Kali

Beginners

  1. Pair rattan sticks
  2. Pair of medium training knives
  3. Pair of soft sticks
  4. Racket ball goggles
  5. Lacrosse gloves
  6. Web belt

Advanced

  1. Long staff (5′ +)
  2. Short staff (3′-4′)
  3. Short training sword
  4. Long training sword
  5. Small training knife
  6. Large training knife
  7. Training tomahawk
  8. Lacrosse arm guards
  9. Umpire’s vest (hard plated)
  10. Head guard with clear face shield

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Beginners

  1. BJJ gi
  2. Rashguard
  3. Mouth guard
  4. Sports cup (men)
  5. Sports tape