I want to emphasise that the stitching for the velcro came off the very first time I used them. The stitching holding the velcro in place is extremely weak, and by the end of the very first squat I did with them half the stitching had already come off. These weren't even wrapped tight, and I did the minimum of one loop around for the velcro pads to meet.
That's pretty bad, but I still give them 3 stars. In fact, as they are now I give them 5 stars. My girlfriend picked all the stitching out for me and removed the velcro, and now I just use them like normal wraps. They are good wraps, not as crazy stiff as competing powerlifters may need, but they go nice and tight and are a really good first pair of wraps. If you can remove the velcro pads, I highly recommend them.