How to Tape a Toe

Materials needed: 1" athletic tape and quick drying tape adhesive. For 1/2" tape, just split the 1" tape down the middle.

 

1) Place the foot on a table.
2) Apply one strip of tape about the midfoot.
3) Apply ½" strip about the toe.
4) Apply a figure 8 strip. Not too tight.
5) Repeat with 3 more strips.
6) Apply 1” strips about the bottom and side of toe, and overwrap as needed.

All done!

 

 
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