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How to Tape Your Thumb

A Step by Step Tutorial on Finger Taping for Jiu Jitsu/Judo

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Step 1: Anchor the tape onto your wrist.

Step 2: Wrap the tape around your wrist.

Step 3: Bring the tape across the back of your hand; beside the joint of your thumb

Step 4: Wrap the tape around the proximal phalanx of your thumb.

Step 5: The tape should be above the joint of your thumb after you wrap it around the proximal phalanx.

Step 6: Bring the tape across the back of your hand; forming an "X" below the joint of your thumb.

Step 7: Bring the tape back to your wrist.

Step 8: Wrap the tape around your wrist once more and bring the tape across the back of your hand again.

Step 9: (Repeat Step 4) Wrap the tape around the proximal phalanx of your thumb.

Step 10: Form the "X" under the joint of your thumb again.

Step 11: Wrap the tape around your wrist again - more rounds if you want additional support for your wrist.

Step 12: Tear/bite/cut off the tape and you're good to go! (Unless you want to tape your other thumb as well)

An overview of all the steps:

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