Kote: these protective gloves are approved for practice at Nippon Kempo by various Japanese groups. The thumb is very close to the palm and is firmly sewn with the glove. The protective gloves are a bit 'more bulky, so they are more durable and durable. The couple weighs about 280 g and is closed behind with a velcro. The surface is made of cowhide. These kote are only available in one size.