How to pick the right boxing gloves?

Boxing is a highly recommended activity for all young people. To promote healthy growth, improving physical health, and teaching self-defense. Here, the simple tips on how to pick the right boxing gloves

Body Weight

Body Weight

Use your weight to determine which glove weight suitable for you. Below is the guideline of the glove weight based on your body weight.

Body weightGlove size
120 lbs & down12 oz or 14 oz
120 lbs – 150 lbs14 oz – 16 oz
150 lbs – 180 lbs16 oz – 20 oz
180 lbs & up18 oz & up

Note: Large glove weight means increasing on the effort to punch out.

Hand Size Measurement

Dominant hand size

  1. Measure around your dominant hand at the fullest part (exclude thumb)
  2. Measure from the tip of the middle finger to the base of the hand
  3. Compare above two number and pick the largest one

Then we can pick the glove size using this number

Hand sizeGlove sizeGlove weight
6″ – 7.5″Small12 oz
7.5″ – 8.5″Regular/Medium14 oz
8.5″ – 9.5″Large16 oz
9.5″ & AboveXL18 oz or 20 oz