General gear and personal equipment needed to practice different martial arts.

Most Martial Arts

Aikido

Airsoft

Full contact

Boxing, kickboxing, muay thai, MMA, etc.

Filipino Martial Arts (FMA)

See places like http://www.gungfu.com/cart-htm/apparel_other_uniforms_gear_filipino.htm for the mask and gambeson.

Grappling

Grappling, wrestling, sambo, judo, jujutsu, BJJ, etc. If Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), see Full contact.

Karate

Karate, taekwondo, kung fu, etc.

Japanese Swordsmanship

Olympic Style Fencing (OSF)

For official FIE competition requirements, see FIE.ch (or BritishFencing.com for the FIE rules in English). Note also that the masks, lames, and gloves vary depending upon whether the event is foil, epee, or saber.

Western Martial Arts (WMA)

ScholaSaintGeorge.org/equipment.html is a good page on equipment needed for WMA.

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