Until now we knew what grips and overgrips are, but in this article we are going to go one step further and we are going to talk to you about it. undergrip, which we have had the pleasure of testing from the brand ARIV Sport.
It is therefore a grip that replaces the one that comes with the standard blade and that Its purpose is to absorb vibrations in each hit we make in our match, reducing muscle fatigue and preventing common injuries that we can suffer.
ARIV undergrip, a great solution to prevent injuries
ARIV Sports presents us this accessory never seen before. It is an undergrip designed with a high technological value thought by and to benefit the game and the health of the player.
Given that the pádel It is a very harmful sport if you do not have the technique or the right material, it is always good to have an accessory that can help us take care of ourselves.
The hand, wrist, shoulder or elbow are the areas of our body that suffer the most Due to the innumerable amount of impacts that we make to the ball with our shovel, which usually entails vibrations that will negatively affect this area of our body.
One of the main advantages of the ARIV undergrip is that it absorbs up to 70% of vibrations. This accessory also has a light weight, 4 grams, allowing the player to focus on the game without noticing any overweight.
Surely when talking about injuries many of us come to mind the dreaded epicondylitis or tennis elbow injury. And it is that this injury can leave you off track for many months or, in the worst case, not recover well if it is not treated correctly with the help of professionals.
ARIV Sport has focused for a long time on studying how to prevent this type of injury, and thanks to its R + D + I department it has developed this undergrip composed of a combination of polymers capable of absorbing a large percentage of the vibrations that occur during the game. All this also taking into account that this product has a light weight and a minimum thickness.
ARIV undergrip It is a patented product manufactured in Spain.
Advantages of the product
- Mainly the great purpose and advantage of the ARIV undergrip is the vibration absorption, which are reduced by up to 70%.
- Prevents injuries typical in the arm area such as epicondylitis.
- Improved grip and hitting.
How does it get?
Assembling this undergrip is quite simple and we can summarize it in 4 simple steps:
1. Remove all grips from the blade, both the overgrips that we have used and the grip that comes standard in the brand.
2. Peel off the adhesive paper from the undergrip.
3. Glue the undergrip around the cuff as seen in the following image:
4. Place the overgrips on top of the undergrip to your liking.
If it is not entirely clear to you, we leave you the following video that the brand has sent us:
A product tested and certified by professionals
During the 4 years in which it has been designed and developed, the product has been:
- Tested in laboratory.
- Tested by many professional monitors and players.
- Approved by specialist doctors.
In fact, the brand has a technical report so that every user can see all the studies behind this accessory and its importance.
How long does this undergrip last?
El undergrip it is a very durable product. So that you have a reference this has a average duration of about 6-8 months, playing about 3-4 games a week with a medium-high level of play. From that time on, the absorption is 50% due to the wear of the material, being at that time advisable to replace it.
Price and where to buy
The ARIV undergrip has a price of € 20 per unit and you can buy it directly from your Web page as well as in any of the stores pádel brand distributors.
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