How should I wash my Judo Gi?

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by ThaiFighter_83, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. ThaiFighter_83

    ThaiFighter_83 Yellow Belt

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    My new sensei gave me an over-sized Gi, and he says when you wash it, it will shrink. Should I cold wash? Should I put it in the dryer or let it hang?
     
  2. anaconda

    anaconda Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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    You should wash it the same way you wash your jiu-jitsu gi.
     
  3. beatdownvictim

    beatdownvictim Orange Belt

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    cold = less shrinkage
    hot = a lot of shrinkage

    if it's not small enough after the initial wash, chuck it in the dryer (hot setting) and check every so often, when it's the right size, hang dry it.
     
  4. black koala

    black koala Banned Banned

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    This guy knows what he is talking about. He just gave you a crash course in gi management.
     

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