The ban, set to kick in before the start of the 2013 season, will prevent prominent full forward Travis Cloke and his new Collingwood teammate Quinten Lynch from wearing their trademark gloves during games.
The AFL deemed some gloves, including Cloke's Nike Vaporjet brand, provide an unfair advantage, pointing to evidence from a study by Melbourne's RMIT University.
That means Cloke and Lynch will be forced to look at alternative options with less than a month before the start of the NAB Cup.
But, Port Adelaide premiership captain Tredrea has declared the ban is an overreaction, claiming gloves provide just as much disadvantage, especially in wet conditions.
Tredrea, who played 255 games for the Power and booted 549 majors, often sported a glove during his playing days.
Tredrea argued via his Twitter account, that gloves were used more as confidence boosters.
Former Richmond spearhead Matthew Richardson also took to Twitter to voice his disapproval of the ban, labelling the study a "waste of time and money".
Of the 10 types of gloves worn by AFL players, the league will ban six which it claims offer an unfair amount of grip.
The banned gloves include Cloke's Nike Vaporjet, Magnigrip Elite Remix 2.0, the Superbad, the Under Armour Blur II, Ironclad Box Handler Safety and Gilbert Rugby gloves.
Lynch has previously worn the Ironclad glove, famous for casually tossing it aside for a shot at goal during his West Coast days, while Magpie turned Melbourne spearhead Chris Dawes will also have to seek out a new glove option.
AFL spokesman Patrick Keane said the study was prompted by concerns over a grip advantage.
''The AFL commissioned research in response to concerns about gloves providing wearers with an unfair advantage,'' AFL spokesman Patrick Keane said.
"Some gloves have now been identified as falling into this category and under the AFL's discretionary powers will no longer be permitted to be worn.''