Posted On:7/07/2010 2:09pm
In order to expand on the current knowledge base we have on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gis, I've composed this survey. It is based off of the survey written by Aesopian, but more directed and comprehensive in the area of BJJ Gi Brands and sizing. I hope the results of this survey will expand the knowledge base of BJJ practitioners and Gi producers so that better products can be developed for the BJJ community.
The survey should take about 5 minutes to complete:
I have 730 responses. It's only a short while until I reach 1000 respondents and I can release the results and begin analysis on the numbers.
Please take the survey if you haven't - if you have, please pass it along!
Posted On:7/08/2010 1:52am
Style: Muay Thai & BJJ
Done and done. Can't wait to see the results!
Originally Posted by Sifu Rudy Abel
"Just what makes a pure grappler think he can survive with an experienced striker. Especially if that striker isn't following any particular rule set and is well aware of what the grapplers strategies are".
Posted On:7/13/2010 6:32pm
860 responses. Releasing results at 1000 responses.
Pass the survey along to help me get to the finish:
Posted On:7/23/2010 6:31pm
After getting over 1000 responses on my survey and having a statistician process the data I have released the graphs which display the Overall Gi Ranking.
Head to my blog to see the results:
Posted On:7/23/2010 11:36pm
Style: BJJ, wrestling
Remember folks, threads like these do not have as strict requirements as technique threads so if you have a comment you want to make about the study or one of the gi mentioned in the study, feel free.
YMAS type comments will still not be tolerated. Stay on topic or GTFO.
Fasten your seat belts, and prepare for lift off
Posted On:7/23/2010 11:43pm
Style: Combat Cuddling
Another plus of Breakpoint gi's is that apparently you receive two gi pants. Also they are better for slimmer lanky people do to the difference in sizes (like a2 atama vs. Breakpoint a2). I'm pretty sure they'll be my next gi.
Posted On:7/24/2010 1:20am
Style: Judo, BJJ
Will there be sort of price comparison that comes with the survey? I just took it, and I thought, "How much are you willing to pay for a new gi?" would have made a good question.
Posted On:7/24/2010 10:03pm
Missing post moved here: Forum detritus #454 - No BS MMA and Martial Arts
Posted On:7/25/2010 8:29am
Style: Kuso shite shinezo
Thanks for the second survey. Honestly for Jiu Jitsu I am big fan of Koral. A bit pricey but very comfortable, light and strong. In fact after I bought the MKM for BJJ and ended up getting a Classic for JJJ.
Anyway I do appreciate the survey. I am getting back into competition Judo and I couldn't decide between a Mizuno or Adidas for a new Judo Gi (the Korals are tapered to short for Judo). But considering how low Adidas scored of this and Aeospian's survey, I think I'll go with Mizuno.
Posted On:7/25/2010 8:52am
It's a shame that so many of the top-scoring brands in this and Aesopian's survey seem really hard to get hold of - like permanently sold out.
I bought a Padilla and Sons which is cheap and cheerful, but I would love to get a Shoyoroll if I could ever find one that wasn't in giant or midget size.
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