Wearing the proper martial arts gear is critical for any martial arts athlete, but knowing what qualifies gear as top of the line can be confusing. Our friend and martial artist Angela Jordan put together this great video to help martial artists of every level determine how safe their gear is. See what she has to say and let us know if your sparring gear stacks up!

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