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Hi! I need some help. My daughter has been using the 00 usglove doible buckle grips since level 4/5. Her coach mentioned today there are better grips for higher levels and she shouldn’t use those above level 6.

Anyone have suggestions?? Thanks so much in advance!!
 
Daughter been using USGlove since level 8 and she loves them
Ok, thank you! My daughter is 12 and uses the 00 hot shot double buckle, is that what your daughter uses? She used them in level 5,7, and 8 and they worked great! Just didn’t know if there were other “better” options now that’s she is doing paks and jaegers etc….I appreciate the response!
 
Ok, thank you! My daughter is 12 and uses the 00 hot shot double buckle, is that what your daughter uses? She used them in level 5,7, and 8 and they worked great! Just didn’t know if there were other “better” options now that’s she is doing paks and jaegers etc….I appreciate the response!
My dauhhter is a 13 year old jr elite and wears a 00 double buckle and she said she loves them l, but everyone is different
 
My dauhhter is a 13 year old jr elite and wears a 00 double buckle and she said she loves them l, but everyone is different
Oh snap! She must be awesome! My daughter is doing level 9 and I can’t believe the crazy stuff she’s doing! I miss the level 2 days lol.

I just ordered more pairs of the usglove…. They really roll through the grips in the upper levels. Thanks again for your help:)
 
Anyone have suggestions?? Thanks so much in advance!!

How much does your daughter weigh? That is the other big thing to consider. My daughter wore US Glove Hot Shots through her first couple years of Level 10. She was small when she first entered Level 10 in 6th grade though.

As she grew and got heavier... she transitioned to the US Glove RKO grips. The RKO grips have a straight cut vs. the narrow cut of the Hot Shots. Basically the RKOs are wider and cover more of the hand.

Just didn’t know if there were other “better” options now that’s she is doing paks and jaegers etc….I appreciate the response!

My daughter did both of these skills with Hot Shot grips.

Don't forget to check out our grip guide...

Anyone have suggestions?? Thanks so much in advance!!

How much does your daughter weigh? That is the other big thing to consider. My daughter wore US Glove Hot Shots through her first couple years of Level 10. She was small when she first entered Level 10 in 6th grade though.

As she grew and got heavier... she transitioned to the US Glove RKO grips. The RKO grips have a straight cut vs. the narrow cut of the Hot Shots. Basically the RKOs are wider and cover more of the hand.

Just didn’t know if there were other “better” options now that’s she is doing paks and jaegers etc….I appreciate the response!

My daughter did both of these skills with Hot Shot grips.

Check out our article on grips at the following link...

 
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How much does your daughter weigh? That is the other big thing to consider. My daughter wore US Glove Hot Shots through her first couple years of Level 10. She was small when she first entered Level 10 in 6th grade though.

As she grew and got heavier... she transitioned to the US Glove RKO grips. The RKO grips have a straight cut vs. the narrow cut of the Hot Shots. Basically the RKOs are wider and cover more of the hand.



My daughter did both of these skills with Hot Shot grips.

Don't forget to check out our grip guide...



How much does your daughter weigh? That is the other big thing to consider. My daughter wore US Glove Hot Shots through her first couple years of Level 10. She was small when she first entered Level 10 in 6th grade though.

As she grew and got heavier... she transitioned to the US Glove RKO grips. The RKO grips have a straight cut vs. the narrow cut of the Hot Shots. Basically the RKOs are wider and cover more of the hand.



My daughter did both of these skills with Hot Shot grips.

Check out our article on grips at the following link...

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Hi! My daughter is about 4’9” maybe and weighs 80 pounds… she’s 12.. she’s pretty tiny but definitely muscular. Thank you for the article!! Maybe the RKO may be a better option…
 
I know I've stated this before... but US Glove Hot Shot grips definitely work well for small gymnasts doing very advanced skills. As they grow near or over 100 lbs... then it's probably time to switch as the grips will stretch much faster and even break.

I know my daughter definitely used them for both Levels 9 and 10 as she didn't even wear grips in Level 8.

Regardless of the grips you are using... make sure a knowledgable coach is inspecting them on a regular basis to make sure they are not worn out or overstretched.
 
My dd moved to Reisport double buckle around L7 (~11 yrs old) and used them through L10 and college.

Grips are very individual. It really just depends on what feels most comfortable to the gymnast.
 
Hello! I know this is old thread, maybe dead, but back to small hands - daughter is solid 5in and will be 8 years old in August. Apparently Gibson small (they had at gym) doesn't fit on the bar??? She was told she might need to wait for hands to grow?? I'm very confused. Ordered us glove hot shots 000 buckle padded- question what do you use with? Those sweat bands or no bc padded??? Sorry I'm new and lost...
 
Hello! I know this is old thread, maybe dead, but back to small hands - daughter is solid 5in and will be 8 years old in August. Apparently Gibson small (they had at gym) doesn't fit on the bar??? She was told she might need to wait for hands to grow?? I'm very confused. Ordered us glove hot shots 000 buckle padded- question what do you use with? Those sweat bands or no bc padded??? Sorry I'm new and lost...
I want to say my daughter had Gibson just right grips and some of her teammates had pixie grips? I could be wrong it was a while ago… but my daughter was teeny tiny when she got her first pair. Even now she’s a 00 and she’ll be 14 soon!
 
daughter is solid 5in

From my article...


  • Does their hand measure 5 1/2 inches or more from the base of the palm to the tip of the middle finger? Many times athletes with small hands find it hard to swing with gymnastics grips.

I typically don't put them in grips until they have hands that measure 5 1/2" or more. The combined leather and the bar is just too big for their hands to wrap around until then.
 
I want to say my daughter had Gibson just right grips and some of her teammates had pixie grips? I could be wrong it was a while ago… but my daughter was teeny tiny when she got her first pair. Even now she’s a 00 and she’ll be 14 soon!
What's tiny tiny... 000???
 

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