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Well friends, it's about that time of the year again. Time for some good old summer BJJ training.
But I'll level with you. I'm about 6'1″ and about 200lbs. (on a good day).
I sweat. A lot. And there isn't anything more uncomfortable than training in a thick heavy gi during the summer.
With that in mind, we wanted to highlight a few of the best lightweight / summer gis that are out right now.Find your favorite lightweight gi at MMA Overload!
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One of the things that I love is the pants panels and the contrast stitching on this gi, but neither of those have anything to do with how awesomely lightweight it is. I really draw the line on lightweight when a gi is so lightweight that it starts to stretch out, but that isn't the case at all with the Tatami Zero G.
The 9oz double reinforced lightweight twill pants and lightweight 475gsm pearl weave jacket make it perfect for summer and hot weather BJJ training. The Zero G V4 is constructed so that the design, durability, and fit across all sizes is the best it can be. The Zero G V4 with jacket and pants weights 1.5kilo (A2 Mens) making it one a fantastic competition and daily Jiu Jitsu Gi.
The Suparaito is definitely the lightest gi that I've ever worn from Fuji.
Also read: Fuji Suparaito BJJ Gi Review
Perfect for weighing in (IBJJF approved), summer training, and hot weather BJJ training, the lightweight pearl weave jacket and ripstop pants made this one of my favorite gis last summer.
The second lightest gi that I've ever worn from Fuji, the Fuji lightweight is a similar lightweight pearl weave jacket with a rubber collar. The cut is a tad different from the Suparaito (I prefer the Suparaito cut), but it's still solid for hot weather and summer bjj training.
What other gi should be on our list? Are there any other lightweight / summer gis that you love? Post them up below!
Brendan is the Founder of Gireviews.net. By day he is a elementary school teacher, by night, a jedi gi reviewer!