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

Strongest Gis for BJJ

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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Scramble 1chiban / Ichiban Jiu Jitsu Gi

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Scramble, the clothing brand that originated from the UK, came out with their very first jiu jitsu gi almost exactly five years ago. This article was posted around the time when all the excitement that surrounded its release was at its highest.

Named 1chiban, after the Japanese word which means “Number 1”, this gi received much adulation from people who loved Scramble’s minimalistic yet stylish design.

The pre-order rush for the 1chiban was probably comparable to that of the latest Apple gadget. Only a set number of gis were prepared by the company, and pre-order was limited to a chosen few!

Below is the summary of our archived posts that tackled our anticipation of the 1chiban’s release.

Check out Scramble’s Latest Gis at MMA Warehouse

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Do Or Die Hyperfly StarLyte: The Next Generation of Gi Material

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One of the hottest and most active companies on the gi market, Do or Die Hyperfly has established themselves as a constant innovator, putting out high quality attractive product with simple yet iconic designs.  We had the special privilege of getting to review their brand spanking new StarLyte gi ahead of its release.
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Top 5 Gi Features

5 special gi featuresBeing a gi reviewer has opened my eyes to a major dirty secret of the gi market: most brands are basically the same.  When you buy a gi with ____ logo on it, chances are it was made in the same factory as 10 other gi brands.  This becomes apparent in the cut, appearance and quality of gis as well as their features.

However, some gis come in that are absolutely incredible.  Here’s a list of 5 features that have stood out to me in gis that I’ve reviewed which I believe set them apart.

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Daniel Camarillo’s Armhunter Gi: For When You’re Out Hunting for Arms…

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If you don’t know who Daniel Camarillo is, look him up.  One of the most decorated American jiu jitsu competitors around, Camarillo is a legend of the sport.  He recently put out his signature brand Armhunter’s first jiu jitsu gi, check out the review!

Purchase pearl weave gis by Hayabusa, Fuji, Gracie & more at MMA Warehouse
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E Nois Alley Cat: Check Out This Gi Right Meow!

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E Nois, Portuguese for “It’s Us” or “We Got This” is a different kind of brand that puts out a different kind of product.  They sent over their beautiful Alley Cat Gi for review and it truly is a unique and special product.

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2016 BJJ Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Let’s be honest.

If you’re like me, your wife and kids love you, but they have no idea what to get you related to BJJ.  You’ll end up with some wrong-size spats or something.

Which is totally fine.

No, it is.

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Welcome to GiReviews.Net!  I’m honored to have you as a part of the community.

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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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Interview with the mind behind Yolo BJJ, Eric York

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I’m pretty pumped to share with you a super in-depth interview with the President of Yolo BJJ, Eric York.

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GiReviews: Tell us a bit about your background with martial arts.

Eric York: I stated training in Shorin Ryu Karate in my early twenties but it just didn’t stick. It, honestly just wasn’t challenging, but one thing I did learn was the RNC (albeit, not with great detail) in one of our basic self defense classes.

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2016 MMA Warehouse Coupon Discount Code

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MMA Warehouse Discount and Coupon Code (Updated for 2016)

For the next few days, take 15% off everything at MMA Warehouse using the Promo code above.

You must click here and use the promo code for the discount (or click the image above).

*Offer Expires 5/31/16 11:59 PM EST. Not valid on Previous orders. Free Shipping (if applicable) valid in Continental U.S. on eligible merchandise only. Cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts.

This post will always be updated with the latest MMA Warehouse Coupon and Discount Code.

Last updated 5/27/16.