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Technique Plates


Technique Plates

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What You Need to Know About Our Technique Plates

Do you need a great solution for teaching form and technique at low weights? These Fringe Sport technique plates are the answer to your needs! The solid polyurethane construction results in a thicker, stiff plate that keeps the bar at the proper height no matter what. You can use these for those new to lifting, kids or anyone who wants to learn how to lift in the proper way as they begin their strength journey!

  • Stronger polyurethane material that doesn't bend and waffle.
  • No steel insert to come loose and break out.
  • Thicker plate width helps increase durability.
  • The best value option for teaching beginners proper form and technique.
  • Weight labeled in pounds and kilogram conversions on both sides of plate.
  • Fits on barbells with 2" diameter sleeves, like our 15lb Training Barbell or the OSO Mini Bar.

Package Contents and Specifications

  • Quantity: 2 - Technique Plates (1 Pair)
  • Color: Black
  • Width: 5 pound - 0.625", 10 pound - 1.313"
  • Full Diameter: 5 pound - 17.75", 10 pound - 17.5"
  • Insert Diameter: 2 inches
  • Weight: 5 pounds or 10 pounds per plate
  • Material: Polyurethane
  • Warranty: 1 Year Satisfaction Guaranteed

What Are Technique Plates? Why Use 10lb Tech Plates?

Tech plates are the predecessors to bumper plates. Before the technology and engineering existed to make high quality, lighter weight plates from rubber - or what you know as bumper plates - tech plates were the answer to hold a barbell at proper IWF height to start your first pull for the clean or snatch (or the deadlift for that matter).

So why do you want to use them?

  • As a new lifter, you want to lightly load the barbell, but still learn the proper position to start the bottom of their lifts. The 5# tech plates are great for this.
  • You think you can't trust any 10 pound bumpers to be durable. While it's possible you've had wimpy bumpers in the past, you need to check out our 10# bumpers - any of them, really! The bumpers are less expensive, and a better option overall. And durable? Check this video out!

Read more on our blog about Technique Plates.

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Kenneth L.
United States United States

Olympic size technique plates.

Perfect! Exactly what I was looking for. I would order them again if it was necessary.


Technique Plates

The plates are working out great. They seem very sturdy for only being 5 lbs, nice and stiff. It's great to be able to pull off the floor at the correct weight!

James O.

Great Plates

Great Plates! They are easy to use and handle everything I put them through with ease.


Perfect For My Use - 5 lb. Technique Plates

These are just what I wanted. They look like they could handle being dropped repeatedly from overhead, but I take good care of all my equipment and they are light enough to easily lower to the ground. I also have a couple pair of the 10 lb OFW bumper plates that function 100% for me as technique plates, but I needed some lighter ones too, so I got a pair of 5 lb. technique plates. Mine had no grease and absolutely no smell whatsoever.

Nick A.

Still waiting for them

I'll let you know when we get them