Posted On:5/05/2011 7:56am
Style: Aikido, bits of jits
I'm about to replace a gi or two that have become too tattered at the lapels for dojo wear. I was wondering what people do with theirs.
The trousers will keep going since they’re hidden by the magic pants in aikido. In judo and jits the knees don’t get the same friction as suwariwaza so patched knees are fine. Once they’re not up to that anymore they become shorts, patch material, or recently a roll up bag for short sticks and knife trainers.
It’s an excess of tops I have now. Ideas / things I’ve tried: wear for solo work outs, throw over the bar for gi pull ups, wrapping up a grappling dummy or donating to a club to wrap noobs in.
Has anyone come across any good DIY to do with old tops or trousers other than these?
*edit*just found this topic on judo info here, I should widen my search next time before posting*/edit*
Last edited by realjanuary; 5/05/2011 7:59am at .
Reason: add judo info
Posted On:5/05/2011 7:59am
Style: mma /boxing/muai thai
And if they guys doing it were not such a bunch of dope smoking hippies. I would have had a photo of mine by now.
Posted On:5/05/2011 8:05am
We made sandbags for shooting rests from the sleeves.
Posted On:5/05/2011 8:24am
Posted On:5/05/2011 8:57am
Dye it orange, cut the sleeves off and wear it for Halloween.
Posted On:5/05/2011 9:51am
Style: BJJ n stuff
Seriously, just whore it out to newbies. Most noobs at our club never come back after they leave the skin from the knees and elbows on the mats after taking their first class in shorts and t-shirts.
Posted On:5/05/2011 10:01am
turn it into a pirate flag!
Posted On:5/05/2011 10:03am
Posted On:5/05/2011 10:20am
Style: Kenkojuku Karate, Judo
Save it in the back of the closet for when I forget to do laundry and don't want to miss practice nor show up reeking of sweaty gi.
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Posted On:5/05/2011 11:10am
Tear off the sleeves.
Dye it midnight blue.
Embroider a HUGE 'Ten' symbol on the back.
Dye your hair Red, wear in a tuft.
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