Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi Reviews
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Welcome to GiReviews.Net!  I’m honored to have you as a part of the community.

We believe that finding a gi that fits your unique body type is hard, but great reviews make that easy.

Our mission is to be the ONE PLACE online that you can go to for reviews of the best gis on the planet.

For the last five years, GiReviews.Net has been the BJJ community’s home for the best reviews and articles on gis, gear, and other BJJ lifestyle goods.

My name is Brendan and in 2011, I was sick of searching forums and a million websites just to find reviews on gis that I was interested in.  Today, I’m proud to say that GiReviews is the most visited gi review website in the world.

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Padilla & Sons Gold Weave Gi Review

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Guest Review by Steve of DoYouBJJ.com. If you ever want to learn new BJJ techniques and concepts, check out Steve’s site!

Summary

I needed a standby gi for when my “favorite” gis were dirty, wet, both, or in the wash.  Of course I took to the internet and on one of the main grappling forums, a poster had started a discussion about the high quality gis being sent out by Padilla & Sons (Click here to visit their website and online store).  He mentioned the awesome pricing for a gi of this quality while also bringing up the outstanding customer service he had received.  He wrote how he had some questions about his gi, called the number, and basically Mrs. Padilla answered.  He said she hooked him up and solved his issues quickly.  So I checked them out.

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Submission FC Light Gi Review

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Submission FC Light Gi Summary

The submission FC light gi is a fairly nice gi at the lower end of the bjj gi price spectrum. It offers a decent quality, further enhanced by its nearly $100 price tag. If you’re a gi buyer on a budget, but still want a decent gi, then this is the gi for you.

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Reevo Aerolight II Gi Review: I can feel it, rolling in the Aerolight… Oh Lord…

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Summary

A product of Hatashita International, the Reevo Aerolight II is an innovative product with the unique feature of mesh venting in its underarms.  This is an attractive and durable product that can make a fine addition to your gi collection.

Editor’s Note: Keep on reading to see how you can get a $50 discount when you buy the Aerolight V2! (Hint: Promo code involved).

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2016 Black Friday BJJ Deals, Coupons and Promos

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We know that there are tons and tons of BJJ promos for Black Friday, it’s enough to make your head spin. So we thought we’d help and show you the best places to get started.

And so we here at GiReviews.net have come up with a short list of some of the awesomest deals and promos for BJJ gear this Black Friday 2016!

This list includes brands that we know and trust. They offer the best quality BJJ gis and sports apparel, and are also known for their top-notch customer service.

We hope you will find your next favorite gi at insane discounts in one of the sites we’ve included here! And maybe something for Christmas too!

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Tatami Fightwear Estilo 4.0 Jiu Jitsu Gi Review

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Introduction

Tatami Fightwear is a very popular British, and now global, brand and the Estilo is one of their most popular models. In the past we’ve reviewed quite a few of their gis, including the Tatami Fightwear Enson Inoue Signature GiTatami Fightwear Estilo 3.0Tatami Estilo 3.0 Ladies Gi, Honey Badger Gi, Tatami Fightwear Zero G V2 Gi ReviewTerere Signature Gi, and the Zero G Lightweight Gi.

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Nicole Kirk has also written a review for the Women’s fit of the Estilo 4.0. Click here if you want to skip to her review.

This review is totally false and full of lies. Tatami Fightwear has promised me an endless supply of scotch and Reese’s Peanut Butter cups in return for a positive review and I have happily obliged as long as they promised to also send me a copy of every Pride dvd to date and a bunch of stuff out of the SkyMall catalogs that you get on airplanes. On with the reviews!

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X-Guard Kamikaze Gi Review

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X-Guard Kamikaze XG4

Introduction

 A very solid Kimono in construction and looks

X-Guard is one of those companies that dove right in to every aspect of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community as soon as they got in on the market. They pay close attention to their customers and because of that, have been moving more and more Gi’s. Folks like Vinny Magalhaes and Rodrigo Teixeira can be seen sporting X-Guard gear. With cool freebies and solid quality, you can’t go wrong with an X-Guard Kimono.

My first thoughts out of the bag were that the gi:

  • Has good stitching
  • Has very cool texture on the patches
  • Is a much better design than X-Guard’s past offerings
  • Appears clean, yet bold
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Ronin Brand Samurai Gi Review

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Summary

This new offering from Ronin Brand is very ambitious and definitely shows a big move outside of the standard Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gi market and into the market for more stylish BJJ kimonos.

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How to get a pre-sale Shoyoroll GUARANTEED

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I was all set to order my Scramble 1chiban.  I had hyped it up for a month here on the site and I was so excited to get one.

I logged onto Budovideos at the appointed release time, put an A3 in my cart, started filling in all of my important details: address, credit card info, etc.

The whole process took maybe 3 minutes.

Which was about a minute too late.

2 minutes. It took 2 minutes for them to sell out!

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The Top 5 BJJ Gis For Women 2016/2017

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When you’re a woman who trains jiu-jitsu, it can be ridiculously hard to find a quality gi that fits right. Lots of female BJJ practitioners can get away with wearing men’s gis, but you have a large bust, narrow waist, or wide hips, that’s not always possible.

If you’re struggling to find a gi that will stand up to your intense rolls while still fitting your feminine form, we’re here to help. We’ve found some of the best women’s gis around to help take the headache out of shopping for new gear. And if style is important to you, don’t worry: there’s something out there for both those who like a little flair and those who prefer their gis with no frills.

All of the gis below have been tested by our honest reviewers, so you can be sure that they’ll stand up to all the rolling you can manage. Take a look for yourself and see which one would suit you best.

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GiReviews Presents: What is the strongest gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?

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What is the most durable / toughest / strongest gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?

At first glance, this is a silly question.  This is because the strongest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gi is often times not a BJJ gi at all.  It’s a judogi.

While they may look alike, there are some significant difference between Judo gis and BJJ gis.  Typically, people don’t wear a BJJ gi for judo, or vice versa.  In official competitions, you must wear the appropriate gi for that type of competition.

The nature of Judo and BJJ is similar, but different.  Although both are jacketed grappling styles, the sport is opposite.  Judo is primarily concerned with throwing and standup grappling, whereas BJJ is essentially focused on grappling on the ground.  Therefore, the gis are constructed to meet the needs of their respective fighter.

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