You need punch mitts and punch blocks for boxing, kickboxing or Thai boxing; these can minimize the pain of punching very effectively. Punch mitts and punch blocks are usually made of leather, leatherette or hardened vinyl. Due to their high quality materials, they provide a strong absorber that endures countless kicks and punches. The numerous sizes of punch mitts corresponds to their widely different use in training. Small ones are for punches and quick body work, big mitts cover the entire forearm and are suitable for leg work in Thai boxing.