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Often asked: Judo Why Do They Tape Their Fingers?

What does taping your fingers do?

When to buddy tape Buddy taping refers to the practice of bandaging an injured finger or toe to an uninjured one. The uninjured digit acts as a sort of splint, and helps to support, protect, and realign your finger or toe. It can also help prevent further injury to the digit.

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Why do BJJ guys tape their fingers?

In BJJ, your hands are going to take a beating and hand injuries are almost unavoidable. By taping your fingers, you’re giving extra support to your finger’s joints and tendons to keep training with less pain.

Why do climbers tape their wrists?

Pain at the wrist joint, or a feeling of weakness in your grip can often be helped by a simple application of tape. If there is pain at the wrist when moving the hand in a certain direction, place additional pieces of tape to limit the movement coming off the band area.

How do you tape a knuckle?

Taping Instructions Bring the tape up to diagonally cross the knuckle onto the first joint of the finger. From there, loop the tape around the base of the finger, to come up on the other side of the finger. Finally, bring the tape back down across the knuckle. The tape should cross itself on the knuckle.

What tape do you use for BJJ stripes?

Most BJJ practitioners use white athletic tape or black electrical tape for the belt stripes. Try not to wash your belt too often though as the tape stripes will come off.

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