See how this curved shield design gives you more strike zones when training. It offers superior shock absorption due to the curved trauma plate that is sandwiched between the layers of foam. Watch it in action.
In his research, Dr. Dennis K Lieu of U.C. Berkeley says the best headgear uses foam with high energy absorbing properties. Gear that uses foam that is too hard will fail to absorb enough energy. Foam that is too soft can compact too quickly and “bottom out” in its ability to absorb energy. Either way, [...]
Christine Bannon-Rodrigues is the winner of over 100-major National and International Karate Tournaments. She has won a total of over 1,000 trophies in her competitive career, as well as over 100 Grand Championships. Christine’s accomplishments at the W.A.K.O. (World Association of Karate and Kickboxing Organizations) Games has earned her several world records, including the honor [...]
It gets tougher and tougher to know what type of martial arts headgear to buy. Sometimes students are free to buy what they want, but often the martial arts school chooses for you by stocking their store with a particular brand. How do you, or they, know what is providing the best protection? Truth is, [...]
16-Time Sport Karate World Champion Jarrett Leiker has been a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, starting at the age of three under the instruction of his mother and father, Jill and Bob Leiker. Throughout his career, Jarrett has competed in hundreds of tournaments around the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. He is a 16-time [...]
Built better by design and proven safer with testing. Its a simple concept that helped our designers know how our gear performed and how it stacks up against the competition. Macho’s 30-year dedication to safety in martial arts culminated with the recruitment of fellow professionals and industry leaders to participate on a special Martial Arts [...]
Three-Time NASKA World Champion Captain of Team AKA Demo Team Inspired by his father and Bruce Lee movies, Brendon Huor began his martial arts training at the tender age of three years old under Grandmaster Chung Eun Kim. He competed in his first tournament after receiving his orange belt, and won all three divisions he [...]
4X NASKA Weapons Champion: 3X NASKA Forms Champion Sword Champion – Team Paul Mitchell Kalman Csoka began martial arts training at the young age of three. He is a fifth degree black belt in American Kenpo and chief instructor at his own martial arts school: Elite Martial Arts, Johns Creek, Georgia. Married and stepfather to [...]