Big Man Gi

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Ghostdogg, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    So Im a big dude 6'0 300 lbs and so finding gi was alittle bit of a challenge but i found koral a5 gi. im thinking that i should have got the a4 this gi is huge pants are slightly long and the jacket is massive and sleeves are long. I found that it is amazing the size difference in gi companies.
     
  2. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    sorry i forgot to add anyone know of a big man shorts for rollin having trouble finding those 2.
     
  3. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2006
    Messages:
    24,942
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Land of the Ice and Snow
    I have 3 A4s and I am roughly your size, slighly lighter but 2-3 inches taller

    one of them has got pants that are abit too small(I am the dude in white)
    YouTube - ‪Tapout 2010-06-05 John Dala BJJ‬‎

    :p

    i have Manto shorts in XXL that works
    [​IMG]

    the orange part with the print on the side is very elastic and the groin is also elastic
     
  4. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    how much smaller if u dont mind me asking
     
  5. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2006
    Messages:
    24,942
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Land of the Ice and Snow
    15 pounds tops

    that guy was well over 2 meters tall
     
  6. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    ok thanx
     
  7. jaystorm

    jaystorm Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2008
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Staten Island, NY
    Check out Padilla & Sons..excellent gi, very affordable >$100 and he has A5 & A6. I'm 6'0 270 and I got an A5 gold weave that I had to shrink. Still going after 2+ years. The customer service is beyond outstanding.
     
  8. Sir Galahad

    Sir Galahad Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2009
    Messages:
    54,631
    Likes Received:
    83,334
    Location:
    New Orleans
    Joe told me he sold a gi to a customer who weighed over 300+ pounds.
     
  9. Breadcutter

    Breadcutter Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    East Coast
    I wear the koral light in black and in A4. I'm about 6'3 and as heavy sometimes as 275. My chest girth is about 54 inches. It fits great. I have sort of short legs, and the pants are easy to get hemmed at a laundry place. The koral light in white does not have the same fit. There's nothing crappier than having a gi too big. You feel like you're 10 years old wearing clothes you're supposed to "grow into".
     
  10. RibCrusher**

    RibCrusher** Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    250
    Likes Received:
    0
    [QUOTE=cintur
     
  11. Kyuktooki

    Kyuktooki Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2006
    Messages:
    778
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Seoul
    Two meters is close 6'6" I should know because I am 199cm and i usually say I am 6'5" or 6'6". I have been close to 290lbs recently and I found an Atama A5 to be big the HCK to be just right)
     
  12. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    hmm yeah bee in that vid what kind of gi do u have and what size is it. I wish i could try on a koral a4 gi top!
     
  13. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2006
    Messages:
    24,942
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Land of the Ice and Snow
    Choke Em gi, an A4, very cheap gi

    CHOKEM: GOLD WEAVE BJJ GI - WHITE
    [​IMG]

    due to it having the Swedish flag on it it might be specific for Sweden I dunno
    110 dollars when I do a currency converter but I assume shipping to Sweden and our high VAT adds some dollars to the price
     
  14. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    and do u have a a4 koral gi? because i looked in the mirrior and the shit looks like im wearing my dads gi top lol when people see me they think i weigh like 275 ( i wish maybe soon)
     
  15. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2006
    Messages:
    24,942
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Land of the Ice and Snow
    My other gi is a Rednose, perfect fit, third is a judo gi (and I have some more judo gis but they are too big now and not ideal for BJJ (I was 330 before)

    (and yes I bought it because it had a cool pitbull logo)
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  16. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2006
    Messages:
    24,942
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Land of the Ice and Snow
    In general I think it is easier to be slightly fat in a gi and have it fit lengthwise then having one that fits but is way too long

    we are in the process of losing weight right? :p

    I have a pair of Minowa type speedos/hotpants as motivational shorts for when I get down some more
     
  17. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    713
    Likes Received:
    0
    I also think that koral gi's run big which is great for big guys most mma stuff runs kinda small
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.