Stretch & Gripping Athletic Tape

Stretch athletic tape is a popular choice for professionals and athletic trainers who want the ability to create support with a greater range of motion. Since this tape features a high-tensile strength when compared with rigid athletic tape, stretchy athletic tape can be used for situations like wrapping thumbs in Olympic lifting and black shoe spatting tapping.

Some of these tapes can also be used as multi-purpose solutions for compression wrapping and wound care. Shop stretchy adhesive tape in economical lightweight options all the way up to premium heavy-weight tapes at FindTape.

Product Applications:
  • Knee and shoulder taping
  • Stirrups for ankle taping
  • Wrapping thumbs in Olympic lifting
  • Black shoe spatting taping
  • Compression wrapping
  • Wound care
  • Pad application
In terms of stretch, FindTape has a variety of stretch tape options to match your desired tensile preferences. We have short-stretch options, such as Jaybird & Mais Heavyweight Athletic Stretch Tape, as well as long-stretch options by Jaybird. Heavyweight (short-stretch) tape is best suited for high-tensile applications, such as knee and shoulder taping. It can also be used as stirrups for ankle taping. Choose medium-weight stretch tape if you need excellent elastic memory capabilities. carries latex-free and hypoallergenic athletic stretch tape for those with sensitive skin and allergies.

You can use co-adhesive stretch tape as a clean, dry pressure wrap after a home ice bath or as an underwrap with athletic adhesives. If you prefer economy-grade lightweight athletic stretch tape, you can use it with rigid, non-elastic tape (also available at for taping applications with memory characteristic. Many styles are hand-tearable for easy application and made in the U.S. for quality control. FindTape offers stretchy athlete's tape in a huge range of quantities, from single rolls to multiple cases, to ensure that you get the amount that's right for your unique needs.

Product Quality Rank Main Characteristics
Victor K-Tape Best Specialty kinesio stretch tape.
5000 Heavyweight Best Short stretch.
7700 Middleweight Best Medium stretch.
4600 Lightweight Best Long stretch.
4500 Lightweight Better Long stretch.
2550 Lightweight Good Long stretch.

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