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The best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Magazines

The best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Magazines

In the last 6 months, there have been a lot of cool new BJJ magazines to hit the market.

Below is a list of the top 5 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu magazines, including some old favorites.

1. Jiu Jitsu Magazine

The best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Magazines

Jiu Jitsu Magazine is a pretty cool magazine that is pretty comprehensive in terms a great overall BJJ magazine.  It has articles on strength and conditioning, techniques, events, and interviews.Continue reading

Where to order a Jiu Jitsu Gi

Where to order a Jiu Jitsu Gi

Not everybody who reads the site is from the same country, so I wanted to put together a list of the top BJJ and Grappling Shops around the world!  Here are a few definitely worth checking out.

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Kauai Kimonos Ripstop Gi Reviews

Kauai Kimonos Review

Kauai Kimonos has a lot of features that I really like.  I’ll have pictures of my personal Kauai gi up very soon. Until then, awesome pictures from Tim Sledd and Christian Graugart(BJJ Globetrotter) will have to suffice. Features include:

The main feature is the 100% cotton ripstop jacket.  I have never seen or felt a gi like this before, but imagine an entire jacket made out of the same material as the Atama Mundial 7 and 9 pants.  It’s a really cool concept.  If you train in a hot weather environment, this is THE gi for you.

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The Best BJJ Gi for Beginners

The Best BJJ Gi for Beginners

The Story of My First BJJ Gi

To tell you the story of my first BJJ gi, I need to tell you the story of how I got into BJJ…

Jiu Jitsu Or MMA: The Hard Decision

For the first two years of grappling, I did exclusively nogi training.  It wasn’t until I had moved to the Chicago area after college that I ever even entertained the idea of using the gi.  Heck, the only place that I had ever even seen one was on Royce Gracie.

My first day training with UFC fighter Miguel Torres in 2006, I was given the choice to train in jiu-jitsu or mma.  At the time, the bjj class was an older gentleman and two women going over armbars from the guard.  MMA, on the other hand, was fifteen guys sparring with no equipment save shorts and four-ounce gloves.  Needless to say, there wasn’t much of a choice.

I never even considered putting on a gi for those first 6 months.

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Atama Gold Weave Gi Reviews

atama gold weave review

Atama Gold Weave Gi

The Atama gold weave is the middle of the road gi from Atama.  It’s heavier than the single, but lighter than the double.  This means it’ll last longer than your single weave, but will be more mobile than the double weave.

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Fuji ADCC Pro Gi Reviews

Fuji ADCC Pro Gi Reviews

New from Fuji Sports are the Fuji ADCC Pro Gis made specifically for the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC).  There are two versions: the ADCC Pro Gi and the Fuji ADCC All-Around Gi.

The ADCC Pro Gi is a summer-weight uniform made from pearl weave fabric.  It has the ADCC logo, Brazil and UAE flags and a super-cool ADCC fabric around all of the edges (including along the lapel, which you don’t see a lot of companies doing).  Like many other gis, the collar is made of rubber.

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Fuji ADCC All Around Gi Reviews

Fuji ADCC All Around Gi Reviews

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New from Fuji Sports are the Fuji ADCC Pro Gis made specifically for the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC).  There are two versions: the Fuji ADCC Pro Gi and the All-Around gi.

The All-Around gi is a mid-weight gi that is good for regular academy training.  It has a lot less flash than the pro gi and the jacket has a shorter skirt and the arms are more tapered than the pro.  The pants and jacket are both built to be strong enough to handle a lot of hard training.  It has Brazilian and UAE flags on the shoulders and pants and a large back patch with the ADCC logo.

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Lucky Bamboo Series Fleur-De-Lis Gi Review

Gi Review: Lucky Bamboo Series Fleur-De-Lis

Summary

These new lucky gis have a new type of fabric never really seen before in BJJ gis: bamboo.  They claim to be stronger, softer, very lightweight, and carry a 1 year warranty.  That’s pretty cool because although many manufacturers will replace a gi if you call them, there really aren’t any written warranties out there, especially after youwash the gi.

The new gis also claim to be stronger than cotton and hemp and as soft as silk.  They also may hardor less bacter compared to their cotton counterparts.

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Lucky Bamboo Rude Boy Gi Review

Gi Review: Lucky Bamboo Rude Boy

via Georgette Oden

Finally, my review of the new Lucky Gi– I was entranced by the concept of bamboo fabric for jiu jitsu gis. Entranced, but also nervous about the $289 price tag. Could a gi really be worth that much? I loved my old-version Lucky (the Lovato model) and still do. But I bought it used on ebay for $67! Still, I was pretty curious when I read what Lucky has to say about it:

“If you live anywhere in the world you can get your new Lucky Gi shipped to you for free. We really want everyone to see how great this new Bamboo Fabric is. It has some amazing properties. Your gi will always smell better, it will be cleaner and much softer too. Best of all you will always look great and feel great!”

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Koral New Classic Kimono Gi Review

Gi Review: Koral New Classic Kimono

Koral New Classic Kimono

The Koral New Classic kimonos are the newest version of the older Koral Classic gis.  They’re still made of 100% cotton and should be preshrunk.  As one of the largest gi manufacturers, Koral usually provides a standard product generally free of major flaws and errors.

For the Koral New Classic changed their lettering around a bit (I liked the old style better) and you see that reflected on the new pants.  Also, there is no large back patch like the MKM Competition gi.

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