Blog Posts - Gi Review



BJJ Gi Review: Globetrotters Competition Gi - New Release!

Short BJJ Gi ReviewBJJ Globetrotters is a world spanning, yet accidental, Brazilian jiujitsu team. I say accidental because the founder Christian Graugart describes it like that and while indeed you can register for IBJJF and UAEJJF competitions...
by The Part Time Grappler on Jul 13, 2016

BJJ Interview: Valor Kimono Founder Kevin Adshead

I recently ordered a beautiful gi-material brown belt from Valor Fightwear after a very positive review from my friend Seymour at Meerkatsu. I was so impressed with the quality and aesthetics of the belt I contacted the company for an interview and g...
by The Part Time Grappler on Apr 15, 2016

BJJ gi review: Scramble - The Godfather

The Godfather BJJ Kimono from Scramble.Officially licensed, this gi features a 550gsm pearl weave top and 12oz cotton twill pants. Prints of The Godfather himself, Don Vito Corleone, adorn the inside of the gi."The Godfather is one of the greatest fi...
by The Part Time Grappler on Feb 3, 2016

BJ gi review: Scramble - The Godfather

The Godfather BJJ Kimono from Scramble.Officially licensed, this gi features a 550gsm pearl weave top and 12oz cotton twill pants. Prints of The Godfather himself, Don Vito Corleone, adorn the inside of the gi."The Godfather is one of the greatest fi...
by The Part Time Grappler on Jan 28, 2016

BJJ Gi review: White Progress M6 Jiujitsu

Progress Jiujitsu is a relative newcomer on the UK gi scene. Here you will find a nice interview by Meerkatsu's Seymour Yang with the founder of Progress Jiujitsu Mr James Tighe. While you're at it, check my interview with the man with the usual...
by The Part Time Grappler on Oct 19, 2015

BJJ competition gi review: Fuji vs Tatami - Suparaito vs Sub Zero

 In this review, I will be looking at two popular white, IBJJF legal gis by one American and one British brand: Fuji and Tatami Fightwear respectively. The gi models I reviewed were the Suparaito by Fuji and Sub-Zero Ultralight by Tatami Fightwe...
by The Part Time Grappler on May 7, 2015

Gi Review - BJJ Globetrotters Travel Gi

Short Review: In a fitting move, BJJ Globetrotters have released a 100% ripstop travel gi. In terms of its construction, it's comparable to the Gorilla Hitman, though not quite as light. In terms of design, the Globetrotter gi is very different. Ther...
by Slidey's Training Log on Mar 15, 2015

BJJ gi review: Globetrotters Travel Gi

BJJ Globetrotters Travel Gi gets reviewed. Wow!So exactly how thin is a completely ripstop travel gi from the BJJ Globetrotters, spearheaded by captain Blond-fro Christian Graugart, well thin enough to comfortably wear under my work suit.  ...
by The Part Time Grappler on Feb 16, 2015

BJJ Gi review: Submission FC Aura pants and assorted hemp TShirts.

These gi pants sold by Submission FC are by far, BY FAR, the softest gi pants I've ever put on. In fact, they just might be the softest thing I've ever worn.Embroidered logo– White with Navy Blue Contrast Stitching– Pre-Shrunk Polyester / Cotton...
by The Part Time Grappler on Dec 7, 2014

BJJ gi review: The Sensation - Submission FC

Hemp Sensation by Submission FC                                          Disclaimer: The former Hemp Sensation Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi by Submissi...
by The Part Time Grappler on Jun 9, 2014

BJJ gi review: Hemp Sensation - Submission FC

Hemp Sensation by Submission FC                                          Disclaimer: The Hemp Sensation Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi by Submission Figh...
by The Part Time Grappler on Jun 9, 2014

Gi Review: 93 brand - Charlie - BJJ Goes Chocolate!

93 Brand is a relatively new American fight apparel company. They real seem to have done their homework though as the gis are both beautiful, aesthetically designed and seems very sturdy.The Charlie is light enough to train in and do comps as, c...
by The Part Time Grappler on Mar 26, 2014

Gi Review: 93 Brand - Tau - BJJ's Softest Gi

 93 Brand is a relatively new American fight apparel company. The "TAU" is their latest white model. Super soft. Soft soft soft.http://www.martialartssupplies.com/93brand-tau.html Disclosure and cost:The fantastic guys at MartialArtsSuppli...
by The Part Time Grappler on Mar 20, 2014

BJJ Gi Review: MKIII by Predator - Black Eagle. The new design

http://www.black-eagle.co.uk/predatormk3competitionbjjgiblue-p-3518.htmlGi Review: MKIII by Black Eagle. The new designDisclaimer: The Part Time Grappler is sponsored by Black Eagle & Predator Fightwear. Having said that, this did not affect the...
by The Part Time Grappler on Mar 17, 2014

BJJ Gi Review - BadBoy Pro Series

BadBoy. Old school brand. One of the first to support the jiujitsu and MMA scene. Last summer, I started a collaboration project with their team here in the UK so when the opportunity came to review their Pro Series BJJ gi, I jumped at it.Starting...
by The Part Time Grappler on Feb 15, 2014

BJJ Gi Review: Budo Nord - Fighter Gear - Sao Paulo - Blue

Budo Nord, SBI and Fighter Gear are three martial arts brand names that have coloured most of my years in the martial arts. As the official supply to many national teams in a variety of martial arts all over Scandinavia, they have always stood for qu...
by The Part Time Grappler on Dec 5, 2013

BJJ Review: Patch Your Gi

Patch Your Gi Pros: Super detailed job, very fast and very reasonably priced (You can get patches for less than $5 per patch!) Cons: The website mixes centimetre measurements with American Dollar pricing which confused me a little. Can't re...
by The Part Time Grappler on Nov 25, 2013

BJJ Gi Review: Budo Nord - Fighter Gear - Coracao - white

Budo Nord, SBI and Fighter Gear are three martial arts brand names that have coloured most of my years in the martial arts. As the official supply to many national teams in a variety of martial arts all over Scandinavia, they have always stood for qu...
by The Part Time Grappler on Oct 28, 2013

Gi Review - First Lieutenant (Phalanx Fight Company)

Short Review: The main selling point of the First Lieutenant gi (written military style as '1st Lt. Gi' on the website) is the unusual design of the trousers. Rather than the typical drawstring held up by loops, the Phalanx FC version looks more like...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 4, 2013

BJJ Gi Review: MKimono Hybrid

The late Helio Gracie rolling with his son Relson Graciein a beautiful MKimono The very awesome Xande Ribiero doing his thing in the M MKimono are the stuff of legends. They are one of the earliest kimono / BJJ gi brands and the beautiful Lucian...
by The Part Time Grappler on Jul 23, 2013


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