Posted On:12/04/2004 5:53pm
Style: Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu
can some one explain why gold is better than single and double and what exactly is competition weave. i understand what double and single are, and even gold but what the benifits for each one personally.
Eduardo "Why'd you stop."
Me "I was kicked in the head by the guys sparring next to me."
Eduardo "Ino what happened but i didnt say you could stop."
Me "Um.. I guess I keep going."
Eduardo "You dont stop until i say stop, you dont get tired until i say your tired, keep going."
Originally posted by Ralek
My cousin gave me some tapes of him doing tkd. I learned from those tapes. When I beat up an Akido instructor, and made him take rest breaks, I used TKD. I learned Bjj from watching ufc and pride and then I copied them and wrestled my cousin for practice. I choked him out and he tapped.
Posted On:12/04/2004 5:54pm
Style: Filthy Jailhouse Tactics
MY NAME IS ANTAGONY I SUCK AT COMBAT SPORTS KTHX
"blahblahblah, but I don't think I'm going to train tonight."
"Well if that were true, then I'd really REALLY want to come train!"
Posted On:12/04/2004 6:24pm
Originally Posted by Antagony
thanks for the clarification
Posted On:12/05/2004 3:49am
Double is just a lot thicker and sturdier. Single is less so. Gold is a mix between double and single. Many people like gold/hybrid weaves because they're heavy like doubles but breathe like singles. For competition, people prefer gi's with a very stiff/thick/heavy collar so that it's hard to get a grip on them. Also, the cut might be different so that there is a lot less slack in the sleeves and pants aka harder to grip.
Posted On:12/05/2004 4:12am
Style: JKD, BJJ
I noticed the difference right away, as soon as I got out of my Judo dress and into a BJJ gi. Much tighter.
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Posted On:12/05/2004 4:39am
Style: BJJ - Homeland Security
Gold weaves kick ass. My Judo singleweave was a tent by comparison and I was always getting tied up with my own gi. Now not only has that problem disappeared but the material is really hard to grab. It feel's like you could grind metal with it.
I reacommend Atama because not only is the gi good (aside from some small stitching issues) but they ship fast and cheap.
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Posted On:12/05/2004 4:36pm
see i have a single weave atama, and i love it. but im looking for a new gi, and i kinda like how the gold weave seems to fit better. i dont want double weave but i could see where it would be an advantage. thanks for info.
i thinking about getting a gi from www.mmagear.com
they have a gracie sports gi thats competition weave, but i not sure what the means.
Posted On:12/05/2004 5:02pm
Don't use MMAGear. They have notoriously bad service.
Posted On:12/05/2004 5:04pm
Shogun of Long Island
Posted On:12/05/2004 7:21pm
that's because their service reps are always getting concussions
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