Thumb Taping For Crossfit (That will also work for BJJ)

A sprained thumb can make your work outs a bit more difficult, but it doesn’t have to keep you from training. My buddy Joe Clark, the head coach at Grind House Crossfit was having some issues with thumb pain. He explains that when lifting overhead with a bar, he gets pain and discomfort in the thumb area. In this video I go through the process of assessing your thumb and figuring out what the effected area is and how to provide stability and pain-relief with athletic taping. Of course this taping is also suitable for treating a sprained or injured thumb for BJJ as well. Gripping sleeves and lapels are also important and can be restricted by a weak or injured thumb. Try this technique out!

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