Grip Aids for Pole Dancing

Grip Aids for Pole Dancing
Written by Vertical Wise

The equipment needed for Pole Dancing is not only about choosing the right pole for you. All pole dancers are in search of the best Grip Aids for Pole Dancing possible when it comes to new tricks or choreographies.

So, you will need a variety of Grip Aids for Pole Dancing which will prove handy for safe training

Available forms of Grip Aids for Pole Dancing

There is a wide variety of products on the market, specially designed for pole dancing. You will find a variety in density such as liquid, powder, chalk, cream, spray and wax.

Always remember that those products leave residue on the pole and they should always be cleaned after every practice

Grip Aids for Pole Dancing. Which product is right for me?

Choosing the right product depends on:

  • Skin type
  • Pole material
  • Climate conditions

Everything you need to know:

Grip Aids for Pole Dancing: Antiperspirants

Warm-up, temperature and stress coming from our effort to exercise properly, might cause sweating which leads to a “slippery result”.

Antiperspirants are designed to prevent you from sweating by drying the palms. Clean and dry your hands after the application.


Dry Hands is a performance enhancing solution that alleviates grip problems caused by perspiration or rain. Dry Hands is suitable for use in many different sports, such as tennis, golf, baseball, weightlifting, gymnastics, or anything that requires a strong grip.

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Mega-Grip radically improves friction, it virtually stops your hands sweating.

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XDry has been tried and tested in the Pole & Aerial industry and is the perfect solution to make it possible for people with all skin types to perform safely, whether you suffer with sweaty or dry hands.

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Lupit Pole Grip

Use the black side of the pillow to apply added grip to the pole’s surface. Only run the cushion along the length of the pole for it to take effect. It didn’t leave any residue on the pole. Then, use the pink side of the pillow to run it across your skin. The two teams of the pad work together to provide an extra layer of grip to make sure that you aren’t going anywhere!

Lupit Pole Grip

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Grip aids

Grip Aids for Pole Dancing can help the body have a better grip on the pole by improving control and by saving up stamina.


Is used on key points of the body such as legs, sides, armpits etc. (depending on the moves we are about to perform) or/and directly on the pole.

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Hydro Attack Body Grip Aid

Hydro Attack actively brings more moisture to your skin while making it more healthy with continuous use. Aloe Vera is widely known for its healing benefits, but the new addition to the already functional formula has been Vitamin B5. This special ingredient enhances reproduction of skin cells on bruised skin and also works as a strong moisturizer.


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Tack Gloves, Knee Pads, Ankle Protectors

These special gloves are used in combination with the products above for an optimum grip sensation. Also, they protect hands without restricting our movement. They are useful for people who sweat more than usual. They have been developed for smooth feel, longer lasting grip and exceptional hand flexibility. These tack gloves are ideal for the spinning poles or to stabilise your hands when learned more difficult moves.

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Respectively, there are ankle protectors with tack which, besides the better grip, create a protective layer between the pole and legs, giving you the possibility to increase pressure and reduce bruising.

Ankles are crucial for pole stabilization.  These ankle protectors have tack and allow you to push up with your legs. This type of protection can be helpful for beginning and more advanced polers.

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…Same as our Ankle Protectors with tack but with an extension that closes under the arch of the shoes so they can be worn with platform shoes.

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Pole dance knee pads with an anti-slip surface and an extra added hold to ensure you stay on the pole. They are ideal for dancing , floorwork and of course pole dancing . The knee pad cushion is not disproportionately large nor of adhesive material. You can glide in the floor , slide your knee and flow with your body without sticking onto the floor. Your knee is sufficiently covered so as to be protected but not to the point of being a hinderance on the pole .

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The use of those products appeals to many people as it improves their performance. Nonetheless, it is advisable that you should not depend on those products through your daily practice as it is important to do the drills without the use of grip aids so that you can build up your self-confidence.


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