SHMA requires All Students to have a Safety Headguard and a full set of Safety (sparring) pads at certain grades.
These are required upon promotion to Level 5 (White Belt with a Red Stripe) or upon promotion to 10th Gup (Yellow Belt)
Safety Headguards may be purchased at any time before promotion to Level 5 or 10th Gup.
Safety Sparring Pad Set:
The cost of a full set of Sparring pads is dependent on student gender & size of pads required.
Females require Safety Head Guard, Hand Guards, Foot Guards & Shinguards.
Males under 11Yrs or below the rank of 6th Gup (Green Belt) require Safety Head Guard, Hand Guards, Foot Guards & Shinguards. - SHMA recommends groin guards to all students 10th Gup and Above.
Males 11 Yrs or older or 6th Gup (Green Belt)+ require a groin guard.
You can order all the safety pads required from our website shop (except groin guards for students 11 Yrs+)
Students without the required safety pads at the required grade will not be able to participate in any aspects of a class that requires Safety Pads.