Wearing a gi is the traditional uniform for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Over the years, No Gi Jiu Jitsu has become popular because it simulates more of a street fight wear you and your opponent don't have a gi. No Gi training is also popular for MMA fighters because they don't wear gis in competition.
The gi is still used in most BJJ schools so we've reviewed the top gi's and give you the benefits and features to each of the gi's we recommend the most.
Tatami Fightwear Estilo 6.0
Sanabul Essentials V.2 BJJ Gi
Elite Sports BJJ Gi
Fuji BJJ Uniform
Hayabusa Lightweight Jiu Jitsu Gi
Venum Contender 2.0 BJJ Gi
Hayabusa Goorudo 3 Jiu Jitsu Gi
Sanabul Highlights Pro Competition BJJ Gi
Gold BJJ Aeroweave Jiu Jitsu Gi
Hawk Jiu Jitsu Gi
Estilo is the crown jewel of Tatami Fightwear gis. It has been developed and improved for 6 years.
The gi consists of a 550GSM Pearl Weave Jacket and 12oz Canvas Pants. It has embroidered Tatami and Estilo logos. It also has a printed Jaquard Drawstring.
It has inside sublimated neck lining and woven tape lining on the sleeve cuffs and the base of the jacket. The 6.0 versions comes with new and unique Y-Jacket Vents.
The Gold BJJ Gi consists of a 275gsm ultra lightweight jacket and 10oz pants for increased mobility. The jacket is 40% lighter than the average pearl weave gi.
It has protective rip-stop lining on the sleeve cuffs and pants for durability. It also has a rubber jacket collar with reinforced stitching for increase performance.
The Hawk Gi is Ultralightweight and constructed with 350gsm pearl weave fabric that is preshrunk and very durable.
The ripstop pants are 10oz with several waist loops and a rope drawstring. The front of the gi has no patches or logos so you can add your own school patches.
Whether you're a beginner and want to start training Jiu Jitsu or you compete in BJJ or MMA you may need a gi for training. A lot of BJJ schools require a gi for training and there are competitions where gis are worn.
Traditionally in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu a gi must always be worn for training and it is a uniform that carries honor and respect for the art. If you are in this situation then the gis we've reviewed will be perfect for you.