World Karate Federation Approved Karate Gloves, with thumb, that can be used for sparring in the club or Kumite competitions. These karate gloves are part of compulsory protection for use during competitions as to prevent injuries that may be caused to the rival opponent due to techniques applied without due control. Additional thumb protection with pre-shaped padding for comfort. Wide elastic wrist straps to ensure your gloves stay in place. Made from Premium Synthetic Leather, that's easy to wipe clean before and after use.