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In 2011, we were sick of searching forums and a million websites just to find reviews on gis that are interesting.  Today, we are proud to say that GiReviews is the most visited gi review website in the world.

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A Colorful Take On Practical Design: Sleeve & Collar’s Royale Gi

Summary

Sleeve & Collar‘s Royale gi is the brand’s deviation from their white and black options, offering their signature simplistic, durable style with a pop of color.

Looking for this Royale Gi? Find them at Sleeve and Collar!
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Jaco Unity Gi Review: Bringing Unity To The Gi Market

Jaco Unity Gi Review

Summary

Back when I first started training seriously there were a few old brands that had big name fighters on their sponsorship rosters, one of those brands was Jaco.  Jaco’s aesthetic was always clean and when they stopped putting out products for a while I wondered what had become of them.  Well, Jaco is back and they’ve released a line of gis, I had an opportunity to try one of them.  How did it fair in comparison with other gis on the market?

Find this Unity Gi available at JACO Athletics
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Pakari Manguu Gi Review: A Gi Fit For A Maori Warrior

Pakari Manguu BJJ Gi Review

Summary

I had never heard of Pakari before they reached out to Gi Reviews for a review, but upon looking at their website and social media I was pleased to see some really interesting and attractive designs that I found to be very similar to the design points of a the Zuri gi I reviewed a few years back.  How did the Pakari Manguu gi stack up?  Read more to find out!

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Datsusara Hemp Combat Gi Review: A Dope Gi

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Datsusara has been a staple on the gear market for years with their gear bags being hailed by many as a standard of quality.  Their use of hemp fabrics sets them apart from their competition, and they have tied themselves to the sub only movement by sponsoring EBI to bring them a level of exposure and popularity that few companies in our small insular world possess.  They sent over one of their hemp combat gis for review, and we reviewed it over the course of 5 months.  How does it compare to its cotton counterparts?

Click here to check out the hemp gis at Datsusara Hemp Gear
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Vanguard Kimono’s Dark Selvedge Denim Gi: A Denim Fashion Statement On The Mat

Vanguard Kimonos Dark Selvedge Denim Gi Review

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Vanguard

A group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas.

Let’s make a gi.  Out of denim.  Not just any denim, no, let’s make it out of high end Cone Mills selvedge denim and for giggles let’s have it made in Los Angeles, California.  The price tag will be as premium as the gi, but the thing is gonna look and feel magnificent.  Sounds crazy, right?  Vanguard Kimono did this crazy thing with their dark selvedge denim gi, and we got one to review…  Check it out.

Discover this awesome BJJ gis at Vanguard Kimono
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An Interview with Brian Richards

Hello my name is Brian Richards also known as “Chaos”. I’m a Brazilian jiujitsu purple belt training out of Unity Jiu-jitsu In New York City Under Professor Murilo Santana, I’m Brazilian Jiu-jitsu World Medalist a Multiple time IBJJF Open and Pro Champion and I was one of the Fighters on the first ever Kasai Pro event. I’ve been training now for almost 8 yrs I’m a full time kitchen supervisor at a restaurant and a part time personal trainer. 

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Viking Gear MMA’s Fenrir God Slayer Master: A Gi Fit For Odin

Viking Gear MMA Fenrir God Slayer Master Gi

Summary

Carving a niche in the gear market, Viking Gear MMA offers a particular product for a particular kind of customer.  They sent us their Fenrir God Slayer Master gi for review, how did it hold up?  Did it allow me to drink from the skulls of my enemies?  Or are they selling wolf tickets? 

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Macaco Branco Classic Gi: Monkeying Around On The Mat

Macaco Branco Classic Gi Blue Review

Summary

Macaco Branco has been around for a while and a back before I even started writing for Gi Reviews Brendan Hufford did a review of one of their gis (http://gireviews.net/gi-review-macaco-branco/).  They have an attractive product line, but do they stand out in an ever growing, ever expanding, ever evolving gi market?  Or are they just monkeying around? 

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Nine Lives BJJ’s Seven Seas Gi: Sailing The Seven Seas in the Cat’s Pajamas

BJJ Nine Lives 7 Seas GI review

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As a young gear company, Nine Lives Jiu-Jitsu has their work cut out for them entering a saturated market. We recently had a chance to review their Seven Seas gi to see how they fair against other companies trying to make an impact on the gear market.  Was it smooth sailing?  Or were the seas rough? 

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BJJ Globetrotters’ New Travel Gi: New Much of a Good Thing?

BJJ Globetrotter Travel GI 2.0

Summary

Back in 2015 we reviewed the BJJ Globetrotters gi, which received our highest praises.  The innovative company has released another iteration of their specialized travel gi and sent us one to compare to the original version.  How does the newer version stack up to the original?

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