TODAY’S PATENT – MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING GLOVE
The Martial Arts Training Glove was invented Robert L. McBride (Detroit, MI), Bascom E. Copley (Shelby Township, MI) on the 19th of November, 1996, and bearing patent number US5575008A.
The present invention relates to the martial arts and more particularly to hand strikes and hand movements associated therewith. More particularly, the present invention relates to a glove that is worn by a person practicing martial arts hand strikes, wherein the glove serves to protect the person’s hand from possible hurt due to hand strike impact. The martial arts training glove according to the present invention provides either and/or both a right and a left hand glove for the hands of a trainee of the martial arts. Each martial arts training glove includes a glove body, wherein the finger and thumb receptacles are truncated above the first knuckle and generally adjacent the second knuckle. The glove body is provided with one or more sealed compartments which are filled to more-or-less about 95% capacity with loose granulated material, preferably being substantially non-deformable metallic grains.