I purchased this as my first headgear for training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I chose the Brute Quad III for reviews citing its low profile. Once properly fitted, which takes some time, the headgear is comfortable, does not hinder training, and will not cut or injure training partners, which was a big concern for me. So far I am pleased with the headgear and now roll without concern for getting cauliflower ear!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend