How to choose a Rashguard for Mma, Grappling and BJJ training.
A guide through the technical characteristics of the rashguard from mma, helping you to choose the rashguard right one for you.
What is the rashguard by Mma
A rashguard is a technical shirt generally made of stretchy, synthetic materials, such as polyester, spandex, and spandex. These materials also are quick-drying. It can be short-sleeved or long-sleeved, is very tight-fitting and fits the body like a second skin.
For which disciplines to wear a rashguard
The rashguard is generally used during mma, grappling and brazilian jiu jitsu training. In official Fight1 and FIGMMA competitions, the rashguard is mandatory (unless you want to fight shirtless). All other types of "non-fitting" shirts are prohibited.
Characteristics of a good rashguard
Adherence: a good rashguard must first and foremost not get in the way of movement, so it must be well fitted to the body, although some prefer it softer. The fabric must be both lightweight and very durable.
Thermoregulation. It must keep the body at a proper temperature, ventilating it and keeping it cool and always free from sweat. For this reason, it is important to choose a rashguard quality one.
The length of sleeves is up to the discretion of the athlete, although long sleeves give more protection to the skin when the body is on the ground.
Logos and prints are usually sublimated, so that they last longer and do not come off after several washes.
The seams are flat, so as not to create uncomfortable redness on the skin.
The benefits of the compression. The rashguard quality are also equipped with compression technology that pressing on the muscles accelerates blood pressure which then brings in more oxygen and allows the athlete to have faster recovery.
How to keep a rashguard
If the Rashguard you have purchased is of good quality it should last a long time. Purchase the Rashguard from specialized brands, such as Venum e Leone.
To keep the fabric looking perfect for a long time, it is also recommended to wash it after each use to wipe away sweat. Follow the manufacturer's instructions. It is generally good to wash it by hand or at low temperatures, max 30 degrees. Do not use a dryer or iron.
At CombatArena.com you can find several rashguard long-sleeved or short-sleeved, provided byimigliori Italian and international brands.