Rock Tape Performance
ROCKTAPE is a premium kinesiology tape that features a tighter weave, greater elasticity and stronger adhesive than other kinesiology tapes. A tighter weave means enhanced support for working muscles and joints. Extra elasticity promotes "snap back," helping muscles contract and relax more efficiently. And Rock Tape's stronger adhesive allows it to stay on longer, even under the toughest conditions. This makes it an ideal athletic tape for high performance athletes and those competing in extreme sports.
RockTape helps injuries and enhances performance. Rock Tape provides the same therapeutic benefits as regular kinesiology tape, but its unique properties, combined with a radical new taping method called PowerTaping™, allow it to cross over into the field of athletic performance enhancement. The biomechanical lifting action of the tape enhances bloodflow for better delivery of oxygen and faster removal of lactic acid. This translates directly into greater endurance and faster recovery. The Power Taping protocol enhances muscle activation for more powerful and efficient movement. This makes RockTape the most complete sports tape.
RockTape and Athletes – A Perfect Match
- Delays onset of fatigue
- Increases blood flow to working muscles
- Improves neuromuscular efficiency
- Enhances muscle activation
- Reduces muscle vibration
- Supports muscles and joints without restricting range of motion
- Accelerates removal of lactic acid
- Improves endurance, strength and power
- Increases lymphatic drainage, reducing swelling and inflammation
Rocktape is a natural-hybrid product and consists of 97% cotton, 3% nylon and uses no drugs. The adhesive is a hypo-allergenic acrylic based adhesive and contains no latex. When we manufacture Rocktape, we introduce a bias into the weave of the fabric so it stretches in one direction and not the other. This creates what we call a bio-mechanical lifting mechanism which lifts the skin away from the soft tissue. This allows blood to move into an injured area which accelerates healing and recovery.
Rocktape is also great for correcting tracking issues in knees, shoulders or elbows. It can also be used to correct posture problems including those associated with pregnancy.
Fascial Movement Taping – taping movement, not muscles
Fascial Movement Taping (FMT) is the application of Rocktape to support sport-specific fascial chains. Using tape, we can better engage and coordinate an athlete’s movements to increase efficiency and reduce fatigue. Rocktape‘s unique properties reduce swelling, accelerate blood flow and help coordinate movement.
While we can’t turn a 5 hour marathoner into a 3 hour runner, we do have methods to help you break the 3 hour barrier if you’re already close. When applied properly, Rocktape can help athletes decrease fatigue through better blood flow and improved form. These are the two most critical aspects of increasing performance in almost any sport.
How it works
We use Rocktape’s ability to accelerate blood flow to help delay fatigue. This keeps the athlete fresher for a longer period of time. We also use Rocktape to promote proper form; we can use it to tape an athlete into a position so that when they become fatigued the tape helps them keep proper form for longer periods. We can use it to encourage proper form in running, swimming, cycling, diving or just about any sport that depends on accurate and specific movement.