To participate in Kumite at a competition, you will require the following equipment for health and safety. Bushido Karate Club has no affiliation with the below retailers, so please feel free to shop around for the best prices.
White Competition Karate Mitts without Thumb (Mandatory)
Note: White mitts are required for International and Domestic Kumite. Please Note: For World or European Championships, you may be required to use Hisho branded SKIF Mitts or other mitts that comply with International Requirements.
Note: Must be white or clear. To get the best protection, we recommend that competitors get a gum shield made for their teeth by a dental practitioner.
Chest Protector (Recommended)
Note: For International and domestic competitions, it is highly recommended for Juniors and Females to wear a chest protector.
Groin Guard (Recommended)
Note: For International and domestic competitions, it is highly recommended to wear a groin guard.