Gi Colour

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  1. Easto

    Easto Green Belt

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    Is it odd for a newvie to come into class with a Gi other than white? Possibly blue?
     
  2. Fozzy1

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    blue/white are fine. It's really upto your instructor if he'll have a problem.

    BJJ is less strict then Judo i've found. But my judo club had no problems in me training in a yellow or black gi...

    ~Foz
     
  3. Doop

    Doop Purple Belt

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    white or blue you should have no problem with and if the instructor or anyone gives you a hard time you run out the door and turn back and point and say " all of you will pay" come back in about 5 years after a hiaydus in brazil and tap the hell out of them
     
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    baka_survivor Purple Belt

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    pinkkk
     
  6. tripnastic

    tripnastic Dudeist Priest

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    White and Blue are the only colors allowed in both my Judo school, and my BJJ school. I say if you haven't bought one yet, go white first, thats just an opinion though, nothing to back up it.:icon_chee
     
  7. Round1

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    can't go wrong with white. Blue is usually ok, I would ask before shelling out all that cash.
     
  8. MonkeyNuts!

    MonkeyNuts! Rear Naked Poker

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    I like your style son.
     
  9. Toujourpret

    Toujourpret Black Belt

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    I always thought beginners in anything but white look retarded. Thats just me.

    I don't see it very often but unbleached white looks cool
     
  10. sir-elric

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    what i really like in bjj is that dsnt suffer from tradionalist imbecility regarding what colour your gi should be if u are a newbie!
     
  11. Foppa21

    Foppa21 Black Belt

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    I got a bit of flack when I was invited by a friend to go to her judo club and I wore my blue (and only gi). But I don't think it matters.

    I prefer my blue one over my white one cos everyone seems to want to bleed all over the white one
     
  12. Easto

    Easto Green Belt

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    Guys at this class have army green, red, white, blue, and the instructor has purple. Wasn't too sure if it was taboo for a newbie to roll in with a non-white Gi.
     
  13. yella91

    yella91 Green Belt

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    "Old School" BJJ academies will only let you wear white or blue. My academy is like that. Rickson's in LA will only let you wear white. Ask your instructor!
     
  14. Round1

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    Another point is that if you go to another gym to train or contests, sometimes they have rules. I say get a white one, and then later when you go to buy your 2nd gi (bound to happen if you do BJJ long enough) you can get some flashy color.
     
  15. MRRYZER

    MRRYZER Orange Belt

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    OK, Foz, inquiring minds want to know....

    Have you ever actually gone to a BJJ class in a pink gi?
     
  16. MRRYZER

    MRRYZER Orange Belt

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    OUCH!
     
  17. Sudonym

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    where could i find a red BJJ gi, just curious
     
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    i would roll in a pink gi, that would be funny as shit
     
  19. Toujourpret

    Toujourpret Black Belt

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    haha thats the best. Thats when you show it to your girlfriend and say in a cool voice, "its not mine". Or show it to your friends and say "if it bleeds we can kill it". :icon_chee
     
  20. son_goku

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    Everyone in my Judo class wears a white or blue gi irregardless of belt color... I wear a blue gi because its less susceptible to stains.
     

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