Quick Gi question

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by Vector_X, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Vector_X

    Vector_X Brown Belt

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    One of my good friends is heading to Japan for a few months like he usually does every year and offered to pick me up a BJJ gi from Japan. Are there any particular brands that stand out that are Japanese and would be hard to buy outside of Japan? I appreciate the feedback in advance.
     
  2. risingD

    risingD Guest

    ISAMI

    (they don't ship internationally)
     
  3. Giant Midget

    Giant Midget Blue Belt

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    What the guy above said, Isami make great gear but I've never been able to get hold of any and since I have no intention of going to Japan it's probably gonna be a while before I do. LOL
     
  4. Vector_X

    Vector_X Brown Belt

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    How does their sizing run? I'm about 6'1 170 with a 31' waist 32' inseam. Thanks for the quick turnaround I appreciate it.
     
  5. risingD

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  6. nykayfabe

    nykayfabe Green Belt

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    Isami is the best gi I own. DOn't be put off by it being a double weave, thinking that it's heavy. It's like a light single.
     
  7. Polvo

    Polvo White Belt

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    Yes they do you can get them at 2 places either budo and one other the name escapes me.
     
  8. madizm2

    madizm2 Brown Belt

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    ChokeSports.com (they ship to North America, EU, Asia, & Oceania).
     
  9. risingD

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    but not directly from ISAMI JP
     
  10. Ken Full

    Ken Full White Belt

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    my bjj gi is made in brazil by luciana machado, the sister of the legendary machado bros. this type of bjj gi is what u need if ur looking for something special. japan offers many great items, but if u want a brazilian JJ gi, contact brazil. best wishes.
     
  11. pailum117

    pailum117 Blue Belt

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    Why a japanese gi? I guess getting a judogi from the kodokan would be pretty kick ass, just because it's from kodokan:redface:
     
  12. eREAPER

    eREAPER White Belt

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    Lutador makes a pretty nice gi, it's pretty hard to get outside of Japan.

    ::: LUTADOR KIMONOS
     
  13. risingD

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    he wants a JGi because his friend goes to japan and in my opinion japanese gis look way more stylish
     
  14. Roflolfish

    Roflolfish Yellow Belt

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    Well if you get a gi from japan, it would be 30 dollars more because of the shipping, why not jump at the rare chance to get the shipping cleared.
     
  15. jasoncyclops**

    jasoncyclops** Red Belt

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    some japanese gi is really "unique"
    friend of my got a black lightbolt collar gi, that was fricking ridiculus yet awesome
     
  16. risingD

    risingD Guest

    have you even read the first post
     
  17. Fozzy1

    Fozzy1 Guest

    incorrect.

    ~Foz
     
  18. risingD

    risingD Guest

    then correct it...
     
  19. madizm2

    madizm2 Brown Belt

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    You can get Isami gear thru ChokeSports and Budovideos so it's technically not hard to get it. The same goes for Reversal as well.
     
  20. SoulScars

    SoulScars White Belt

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    there's a brand called alma which i've never seen outside of japan, looks pretty good, i have a pair of fight shorts which are pretty good as well.
     

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