Tiger Paws are sold in Pairs! Please refer to the table below when determining your correct size for Tiger Paws.
Note: If you are going to use your Paws in gymnastics competition, you need to order the sand color. All other colors will get point deductions!
While sizing is not an absolute thing, this will be the best guide available. If you happen to fall between two sizes, we generally recommend that you choose the larger size.
|XS||Up to 69 pounds|
|S||69 to 115 pounds|
|M||115 to 150 pounds|
|L||150 to 210 pounds|
The most popular gymnastic wrist support is now even better. Tiger Paws now come in colors. As always, they have replaceable foam pad supports. XS Paws are shipped with two plastic inserts and two foam inserts, all other sizes are shipped with 4 plastic inserts and two foam inserts. We recommend you order extra inserts now and save on shipping later.
Tiger Paws are also available in a water resistant version. It's made from a synthetic non-skid, abrasion resistant material. It's a favorite with platform divers and anyone who needs wrist support in a wet environment. Choose the "Waterproof" option from the color pull down menu for this product. Currently available in black only.
As you can see below, we get tons of great reviews and comments from happy customers. However, one in particular which we recieved through the mail from a happy young girl said it well. To have some one take the time to write an actual letter was very special for us, so I thought I'd feature it here for you to enjoy.
"Dear US Glove:
My name is Annie Trentman and I am a seventh grade gymnast in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gymnastics is
my sport. I have enjoyed it ever since I was six years old and don’t plan to stop it anytime soon. I have
just qualified to level seven and hope to keep going well into my older years. I do gymnastics four hours
a day, five days a week and each day my wrists feel worse and worse and it has begun to affect my
I have decided to write this letter to you to thank you for my Tiger Paws. Ever since I got my Tiger Paws,
my wrists have become less sore over the days. I have made continual progress in my tumbling because
of your product. Tiger Paws make my wrists feel like all of the weight that used to be on them has been
taken off and put somewhere else, I do not know where. Because of your Tiger Paws, my wrists are now
strong enough to do more complex tumbling passes without the usual pain.
Thank you again for selling me this product; they really have been a big help in my gymnastics ability.
Even though some people think it is impossible for a product that any company has sold to actually
improve somebody’s ability in anything; they’re wrong. Your Tiger Paws took away my pain, which
helped me to be more comfortable with my tumbling."
"Thanks Annie, we're glad our Paws helped you!"
A Note About Colored Paws!
First, the bright colored Paws:
We've had some feedback from customers about the color bleeding onto their hands. It's very infrequent, but it does happen. We suspect it is related to levels of perspiration and body chemistry as it happens so seldom. If you want the colored Paws anyway and encounter problems, we suggest you spray the Paws with Scotch Guard or hairspray. This seems an effective solution to fix the problem.
Fancy Paws: The animal print Paws are colored using a screen print process. Due to variations in the leather and the printing process, the print can be notably different from the pictures on the site. Neither of these issues represent a defect in the performance of the Paw. If this is a concern of yours, please buy the sand colored Paws, our biggest seller by far, or the waterproof model. We do not warranty Paws for color bleeding or inconsistent animal print patterns.
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Posted by Claire on 19th Feb 2015
I am thinking of ordering a pair of Mudra Paws for yoga, I have mild carpel tunnel and any extension of my wrists in weight bearing positions are really quite painful, with the discomfort lasting for 24-36 hours. I weight 148lbs, should I get the M or L? Have you had good feedback from fellow yogis?
Appreciate your time,
I'd stay with the medium. Our Mudra Paw sales have been climbing steadily.
While we haven't had a lot of feedback specifically from yogis, I'd say about 98% of people who try Paws for pain issues as you describe, from all sorts of activities, get fast pain relief. Please come back and let us know how they work for you, I'm certain you will be happy!
Be aware Paws need to be broken in for a few hours before the soften up and get comfortable.
Posted by Unknown on 11th Feb 2015
I use a tiger paw at my gym and I use it with the insert side on my palm and my coach said to use them the other way but it hurts my wrists even worse to use it insert side up so is it okay to use them with the plastic under my wrist or will I look like an idiot.
P.S. I'm going to try to use them at my meet on Sunday.
Your coach is correct! Inserts go on the back side of the hand. If the plastic insert is hurting your wrist, make sure it's between the foam and the outside of the paw, not inside of the foam. If that doesn't help, try the Paws with no plastic inserts. You may not need them. Some people use their Paws with no inserts at all. Experiment and see what works best for you.
Having the inserts on the palm side of your hand will not provide good support for your wrist during hyper extension.
Posted by Unknown on 10th Feb 2015
I am trying to order tiger paws, but when I put in my mailing address, it says that it can't ship to my location. I live in Ontario, and my teammate was able to get them shipped in. Please help!
We had a temporary bug in the cart software, please try your order again. If it still doesn't work, use the contact form below and give us your shipping address so we can see what's up. Thanks for your patience! :-)
Posted by mystery person on 5th Feb 2015
they work great. before i bought theese i used my coaches because my wrist hurts them i bought my own. when i got them they were soft and cushiony and fit my hand perfectly. i hiley recomend this item
Posted by Unknown on 1st Feb 2015
Hello I am 62 pounds 10 years old and I am a competitive gymnast. I know I need sand I just don't know what size. I am not growing fast.
You should get the XS size.
Posted by Unknown on 26th Jan 2015
I weigh 170 pounds but I have extremely small hands and wrist to the point that people actually comment on how small they are. According to the size chart, I need a size large but usually when it comes to do with anything being worn on my hands/wrist I get a size extra small. What size should I get? Medium?
I'd stay with the large. I Paw a tad too big will support you just fine. We had a past Olympic gymnast who wore Paws way bigger than she sized for, but she still won medals - who are we to criticize?
But if the Paw is too small, you might not get enough overlap in the straps to secure the Velcro. Also, a larger Paw engages more of the hand/wrist area, providing better support for larger people.
Posted by Leah on 8th Jan 2015
Hi! I was a competitive gymnast for 4 years and then switched to cheer at my school. I have been having problems with a lot of wrist pain while tumbling on the gym floors. My pt said that I need to look into wrist supports and I wondered if these would be a good choice. Also, would it be better if I went with the waterproof in case I tumble outside?
Yes & Yes! :-)
Waterproofs will definitely be better for outdoor use. Paws are widely used for exactly the problem you describe. Try a pair and come back and let us know how they worked for you, I don't think you'll be disappointed!
Posted by Noel on 31st Dec 2014
Ive been in cheer for 2 years and always have wrist pain, my physical therapist recommended i look into these. Will i still be able to do everything throughout cheer with them on? And when would the aqua or teal leopard tiger paws become available?
Thanks! Cant wait to get some.
We sell a lot of Paws into the Cheerleading so yes, they will not prevent you from doing your various stunts etc. They will help a lot with the wrist pain though! :-)
As far as our out of stock on the animal print models, we don't expect these to be back soon. There are supply issues with the printed leather, sorry!!
Posted by Unknown on 30th Dec 2014
I am a level 6 gymnast and I have had trouble with my wrist. Beam hurts because for backwalkovers and backhandsprings you put alot of weight on your hands. So as I was saying, what type should I use for beam help so they wont slip?
Most gymnasts go with the sand colored Paws and we haven't heard of problems with slippage on the beam. If you were concerned about slipping the waterproof models do provide extra grip.
Posted by Anonymous on 30th Dec 2014
First I have 2 questions. How long would it take for it to arrive? And my wrist keeps hurting and I have a meet soon, would it help in time? Thank you so much.
Shipping in the U.S. typically takes 3-5 days. Many people get pain relief as soon as they start wearing their Paws.
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