The Famous Heavyweight Tokaido Karate Gi, with Tokaido's "Tournament" Cut. This 100% Brushed Cotton Uniform is made of Tokaido's special "Ultimate" cotton no. 10 canvas, known throughout the world for durability and friction resistance. This Tournament cut Karate Gi has shortened sleeves and pant legs.
Made in Japan - an authentic Tokaido uniform.
Use your height in the table above to determine size, unless you exceed the weight limit in the right column. The Tokaido Uniforms are a premium product, and you may need to have alterations performed for a perfect fit.
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What are Tokaido Tournament Cut Karate gis made from?
Tokaido makes these Tournament Cut Karate gis from their own special "number 10 cotton". This special cotton, which they grow themselves, makes a durable but comfortable cotton canvas. We are told it is the only cotton canvas that the Japanese government allows to be called "Ultimate canvas".
How does a Tournament Cut Karate gi differ from a regular cut Karate gi?
Tournament Cut Karate uniforms have shorter sleeves and pant legs, which makes it harder for an opponent to grab these during Kumite. Some Karate practicioners (Karateka) also call this the Kumite Cut.
What are ways to personalize this gi?
Tokaido offers this gi with various patches. The Tokaido "Red Fist" logo is quite popular, but this gi can also come with the JKA lgoo (Japan Karate Association), or an ISKF logo(International Shotokan Karate Federation).Treat yourself to an authentic Tokaido Tournament Cut Karate Gi today - and leave a gi review after you've had a chance to experience it.