Muay Thai Gloves – Genuine vs Synthetic Leather Which Is the Right One for You?

Materials Muay Thai Gloves

Muay Thai newbies might have problems choosing Muay Thai gloves between genuine leather gloves and synthetic leather gloves. There are so many factors, such as brands, models, colors, patterns, and materials. In our opinion, quality, weight, touch, usage, and price are the most important factors

Genuine leather Muay Thai Gloves – More Powerful Punching?

Genuine leather Muay Thai gloves are the most popular for training, sparring and competitions. Their 3 features are as follow;

  • High Quality Leather, So Durable Muay Thai Gloves

The genuine leather Muay Thai gloves are 100% handmade, and the production process is meticulous and tanning with delicacy. The leather is popular, durable, flexible and difficult to break.

  • More Powerful Punching Muay Thai Gloves

Professional boxers and Muay Thai practitioners frequently choose the genuine leather Muay Thai gloves for their sparring and competitions. With the hard surface, it allows you to punch more powerful without hand injury. However, they are heavy, so you can feel exhausted, and sweat a lot. (Click here to read the article, “Muay Thai Gloves – 3 Easy Steps to Clean Off Musty Smell and Sweat Stains After Use”)

  • Wide Price Range of Muay Thai Gloves

The genuine leather Muay Thai gloves range in price from $50 to $200, excluding the shipping fee. They are available in so many brands, models, colors, and patterns. (Click here to read the article, “What a Colorful Muay Thai Gloves!”)

Synthetic Leather Muay Thai Gloves – Good for Training Only?

Synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves are the best alternative choice for training, and also good for exercise. Their 3 features are as follow;

  • Good Quality Leather, So Comfortable Muay Thai Gloves

The synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves are made from artificial materials such as PU and Microfiber. Designed similar to genuine leather Muay Thai gloves, but softer, well-ventilated, lightweight and comfortable to wear.

  • Getting Maximum Protection of Muay Thai Gloves

Most Amateur Muay Thai boxers and people who exercise with Muay Thai choose the synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves for their training and exercise sessions. With the lightweight, it allows you to punch a lot without being easily tired, and the soft surface helps you to get maximum protection of hands and thumbs.

  • Price Range Muay Thai Gloves 

The synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves range in price from $25 to $100, excluding the shipping fee. They are available in a few brands and models, most of the synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves are simple style without patterns.

The Right Muay Thai Gloves for You

The differences between the genuine leather and the synthetic leather might be hard to distinguish with the naked eyes. But you can divide them roughly from weight and touch first.

The genuine leather Muay Thai gloves are durable, flexible, and difficult to break. With the hard surface, it allows you to punch more powerful without hand injury. 

The synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves are soft, well ventilated and lightweight. With extra foam added, it allows you to get maximum protection hands and thumbs. 

The genuine leather Muay Thai gloves are heavier and have a harder surface. On the other hand, the synthetic leather Muay Thai gloves are lighter and have a soft surface. And, these are our basic suggestions only, you can see our Muay Thai gloves more on our Bull Sports before making a new purchase. (Click here to read the article, Purchasing Boxing Gloves Online; What Size Should You Choose?)

Or, you also visit our Bull Sports store to wear and touch the boxing gloves before purchasing. We sell both genuine leather and synthetic leather which are good quality.

For the genuine leather boxing gloves, they are many brands, models, colors, and patterns. But the synthetic leather boxing gloves are less available. However, do not worry, we will advise the right Muay Thai gloves for you.

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