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The Complete Guide to Rash Guards, BJJ & MMA Gear

What is a Rash Guard and Why You Need It

Types of Rash Guards and How To Pick The Right One For Your Needs

Rash guards are for protecting your skin from heat and sunburn. Rashguard has multiple advantages including keeping your body warm, taking care of muscles, etc. It soaks sweat because it is made up of polyester and spandex.

A rash guard is used over the upper half of your body available in long sleeves rash guards, as well as short sleeve rash guards, depending on the customer’s choice. A rash guard is also known as a rash vest.

Why Do We Wear Rash Guards?                      

As mentioned above, our rash guard men collections are beneficial with numerous advantages. Some of them are briefly described below:

  • Recovering muscles         
  • Reduce plenty of infections
  • Protects from mat burn
  • Soaks sweat
  • Sports            

1: Recovering muscles:

According to a sports professor of a well-known university  “Compression rash guards do seem to significantly aid muscle, recovery once the strenuous exercise is over”. So, wearing a gym vest men won’t affect you it would surely cure you and bring improvement in muscles.

2: Reduce plenty of infections:

In the scorching heat of the sun if someone is doing exercises so there is a high risk of ringworms or some other bacterial infections. So, wearing a BJJ rash guard would protect you from the diseases which are caused because of bacteria.

3: Protects from mat burn:

Someone who goes to the gym has usually experienced mat burns and only they get to know how much irritating they turn out to be. Rashguards protect you from them also and you can say goodbye to them.

4: Soaks sweat:

After some warm-up and exercises, you feel a little sweat which makes you more slippery and becomes a barrier in rolling in. So, a rash guard helps in soaking sweat.

5: Sports:

Types of Rash Guards and How To Pick The Right One For Your Needs

People usually wear a rash vest while playing any sports such as cricket, football, tennis, or during training because it provides comfort and has plenty of benefits.

Some of the examples are written below in which rash guards are used such as BJJ, yoga, mixed martial arts, cycling, weight lifting, grappling, bodybuilding, etc.

Rash guards are essential pieces of gear for anyone who practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, or any other martial arts that involves grappling. A rash guard is a type of shirt that is worn by grapplers to protect themselves from the friction caused by the opponent’s gi or belt.

The best way to find the right rash guard for you is to consider what you’ll be using it for and how much money you want to spend. You can choose from a variety of different colours, lengths, and thicknesses.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting.

The most recognized organization for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation), which was founded in 1994, by Carlos Gracie Jr.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an effective self-defence system because it teaches a smaller person how to defend themselves against a larger opponent.

It is also known as gentle art because it does not use punches, kicks, or other strikes to defeat an opponent. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was created in Brazil by Mitsuyo Maeda who learned Judo from Kano Jigoro.

Rash guards are used in BJJ, a martial arts dependent on ground fighting, so these rash guards are helpful.

Is a Rash Guard Colour Important For BJJ?

In BJJ, rash guards are necessary because the colours match rankings. So, if you're training for a tournament, then it's a must-have item. However, if you're training at your local gym, then you might want to skip wearing them.

You don't have to wear ranked equipment if there aren't any tournaments going on. You should ask your instructor what kind of rank he wants you to wear. You can wear whatever colour rashguard, shorts or spats as long as you check the rules of the tournaments you're entering. You can wear a rash guard with the colour of your rank, but it must be 100% the same colour as your rank. So, if you are a green belt wearing a purple rash guard, you get a warning.

Black and White Rash Guard BJJ

Black & white rash guard is a product that has been the hottest item of 2021, and it is still trending.

Men should wear elastic fabric shirts (which clings to the skin). These shirts are often called rash guards. A belt must cover the shorts' waistline and be either black, white, or black and white. Also, the belts must display at least 10% of their colour to the rank (belt) that they belong to.

Men who wear only spats are not allowed to wear them. Only Black spats are worn under regulation shorts. (Without zippers and pockets) Men should never wear a rash guard under a gi; this is considered inappropriate attire.

Do I Need a Black Rash Guard Long or Short Sleeve

The primary colour of the rashguard must be white or black. The shorts can be coloured up to 50% of your respective colour. A white or black rash guard is essential. Rash guard can be long or short sleeve; this would be a personal preference.

The IBJJF No-Gi Uniform Regulations

The IBJJF must approve rash guards before use. Rash guards should not interfere with an athlete's natural movement or cause injury. Rash guards do not need to be worn during competition as long as the IBJJF approves them.
Your body needs to stay dry and warm to perform at the best of its ability. Vigor Vibe Black Rash Guard Mens keeps you dry and protects your skin by keeping sweat off your body.


These are used in Mixed martial arts, by wearing them you have a good grip over your competitor as well as on mats. It helps you be protected from infections.


These yoga rash guards protect you from sunlight or heat as well as it looks great with numerous benefits.


These rash guards cover your arms, knees and protect your body from multiple injuries so it’s the best idea to use a rash guard while cycling.


It makes you feel comfortable and protects your muscles as well so it’s safe to wear during weight lifting.


Grapplers also wear it because it protects your body from sunburn or heat and keeps your body safe.


It helps your muscle while bodybuilding and provides great comfort so people prefer to wear it.


Rashguard has plenty of advantages because of its multiple features which are as follows:

  1. They are available in several sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL, and in different colours usually black is the best
  2. Rashguards are made up of soft with thermal-based layer, long sleeves rash guard men BJJ is made up of isotherm to keep the body warm
  3. Our rash guards have of great quality consist of 92% polyester, 3% cotton, and 5% Spandex
  4. Compression tops are for colder months of the year usually because it keeps too warm in windy weather. They are extremely lightweight also help in the reduction of heat
  5. Our best quality of running men's tops keeps your body warm in windy or cold weather. Sports tops are specially made for bringing more comfort.
  6. Our tops are specially designed in a way to provide comfort with a little curve bottom and round neck for more coverage and made to fit into the body superbly while soaking the sweat from the skin. They always keep the body temperature moderate, dry, and comfortable to use.


Guide to BJJ Rash Guards Size

Rash guards and thermals are a perfect choice for sports as well as for sun protection and multiple uses now available everywhere and usually, people prefer to shop online so it is available on many stores with free shipping in the UK.



The best rash guard is one with a high neckline because using zip will be easier, and long sleeves which are more comfortable. The darker colour is more preferred to protect from heat.


Rash guards are worn over the upper part of the body so you should cover the bottom part with swimwear or something.


No, they are not hot but they keep the body warm specifically the long sleeve rash guard is warmer.


Rash guards look great and are available at cheap prices in many countries and are extremely important for everyone to keep themselves safe and hygienic especially for sports and gym people.

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🌟 This blog about rash guards is a goldmine of info! Super easy to understand why they’re a must for workouts, sports, and even chilling under the sun. They’re like the superheroes of gear, protecting you from infections, mat burns, and keeping you sweat-free.

Personally, I’ve found awesome rashguards at MMA Factory – they’ve got the good stuff. Affordable, comfy, and great for any activity. It’s like finding the perfect sidekick for your fitness journey. Highly recommend checking them out! 💪👊


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