Forearm + Elbow Protection
Available in both full length and short length versions!
The full forearm + elbow combination is the standard for protecting your arms while sparring. The vambraces feature hard plates running down the arm to distribute the power from a hit, while the elbow cups provide hard protection over the exposed delicate nerves in your elbow (the funny bone). In addition, the elbow protection is connected to the vambrace via a Velcro strap, allowing adjustability for different arm lengths.
I had the regular-length SF forearm guards and those came right up to my wrists, which limited wrist mobility when wearing heavy gloves. The shorties cover a little over 2/3s of my forearm and the cuff of my gauntlet still overlaps with the top edge so there’s no gap. Huge improvement in wrist mobility. My only complaint is the top Velcro strap tends to slip off, requiring readjustment. Still a solid upgrade and overall I’m happy with this purchase.
I bought the short one because I thought it would give my wrist more flexibility. In fact it does, I wear them about an inch from the bottom of my palm for more flexibility. Don't worry about the protection there, you have clamshell gloves