BJJ Belt brands

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by rkg879, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. rkg879 White Belt

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    Anyone know the significance of having a certain brand of belt. Right now Im sporting Gameness Gi and belt. Still white belt, but I know when I get my blue hopefully soon ill be keeping that for a couple years. My gameness belt is ok, just very thick. My teachers have I think atama's.

    Basically what Im getting at is there a certain brand that is the "traditional" bjj belt that the highest ranking players have?
     
  2. MonkeyNuts! Rear Naked Poker

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    probably whatever gi they are wearing, considering they get sponsored...

    gameness, hck, and old atama belts are good, sturdy belts
     
  3. Cydewynder20 Green Belt

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    I like the beefy-ness of my Gameness belt. I've had some others in the past that were soft and flimsy, and I didn't really care for them.
     
  4. NinjaKilla187 Blue Belt

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    My Gameness seems too damned stiff, and this after many washings. I have heard good things about Koral and might switch to that.
     
  5. rkg879 White Belt

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    I agree, gameness is stiff as hell, ive stretched it and washed it numerous times and its quite a bit softer from new.. I still think its too wide...
     
  6. blanko Guest

    bjj and even judo guys love the mizzuno deluxe black belt. It's a sweet belt.
     
  7. rkg879 White Belt

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    Having said that blanko, I recently watched a video of renzo gracie promoting someone and talks about when he got his black belt how crappy it was and how he was expecting something nice like a mizuno...
     
  8. mmafanw Blue Belt

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    I am a big fan of the atama and HCK belts. Not a fan of the koral belts.
     
  9. blink_man182 Black Belt

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    Only have had one belt, but I like it. Ouano white belt
     
  10. Dokstarr Yellow Belt

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    As a blue belt I just have a generic one with no label or tag on it. I have no idea what brand (if any) it is.

    The only thing I ever really thought about getting was one of those lighter blue belts because they just look nice.
     
  11. SaneJim White Belt

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    I use the Atama belt (I also have an Atama gi, so they go together nice). Its a soft but thick belt that has endured many washes and much abuse.
    You can see some pictures of them here, this is where I got mine.
    http://www.groundandpound.com/product_p/atama-belt.htm
    I'm sure that more than a few people roll with the Atama.
     
  12. p_ahn Purple Belt

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    HCK belts stay tied unlike some other belts that always come loose
     
  13. JDV5811 Purple Belt

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    anyone tell me how the sizing is with he HCK belts. they start with a 4 and dont go a1-5 etc. any help im around an a-2 size.
     
  14. Red Dragon Blue Belt

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    Does anyone know which brands make a pale, reasonable looking purple belt as opposed to a flaming bright one?
     
  15. Red Dragon Blue Belt

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    Atama is pretty damn bright, HCK looks better but their sizing is weird. Thanks.
     
  16. floridalawdog Green Belt

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    My favorite belt is the War belt. It is made from really thick GI material, which is nice for something different. But the sizes seem to run big. I had an A2 in my purple, which I had for a long time. During that period, my belly grew a little, so I ordered my brown in an A3. Its at least 3 feet longer than my Koral A2.
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Foppa21 Black Belt

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    You washed your belt? Have you no sense of tradition?
     
  18. TQ fan Orange Belt

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    NEVER wash your belt!!!!!!!
    your belt represents all the hard work you have put in, washing it, washes that away!
     
  19. sethk Sho ho ho nuff

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    Here goes the "to wash or not to wash" discussion
     
  20. stu3ufc** Yoshihiro Akiyama

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    i had a kf fighter blue which was good

    just ordered my purple from hck a size 5 which is A2 size......dont want the belt to be too long


    Oh and wash your belt!!! dont be gross
     

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