Daruma Dogi Nite Version
"Nanakorobi Yaoki" (七転八起) translated as "seven times down, eight times up" is one of the core principles of the legendary martial artist turned buddhist monk Bodhidharma.
Daruma as he is affectionally called, was a 5th century warrior who traveled to China teaching meditation, and is credited with developing both Zen Buddhism and the core concepts of fighting that became the Shaolin tradition of kung fu.
Often depicted wearing a black and red robe while meditating silently, one of his eyes is always open, constantly aware as a true warrior of any threat coming his way also while in a deep trance.
A light 395gsm Pearl Weave jacket to give you the edge on the competition scale, is coupled with lightweight reinforced 10oz Ripston pants - We have worked tirelessly on the fit, to make both top and bottom extremely comfortable to wear, with no loose fabric to give your opponent any unnecessary grip. .
The internal shoulder panel is sublimated with an artwork inspired by the myth of the life of Daruma himself with the bamboo representing the budo concept of flexibility, what bends never breaks.
Various high definition patches, embroideries and prints decorate the outer part of the jacket and pants.
For this new lightweight GI we have chosen to reinvent the classic Gi bag, and shape it as a cylindrical bag better suited for traveling. The new shape also gave us the opportunity to reference in the print the traditional Daruma dolls, with one eye open, as the martial artist is always aware and ready for battle.
This is a fully sublimated high quality Gi bag, made of heavy duty Nylon, almost twice the weight of regular Gi bags, and can double as an everyday bag for all your daily activities or even hiking, and is very capable to hold all your valuables while training. BTW the bag is fully machine washable so you can just throw it in the wash along with the GI, and have a fresh clean bag after every roll!
The GI fits like a modern tapered GI -It is pre-shrunk, but please allow for an additional 3% to 4% natural fabric shrinkage after the first few washes.
We recommend the following sizes based on your height/weight
A1 will best fit athletes 5'5"-5'9" in height, and between 125lbs to 160lbs in weight
A1L will best fit athletes 5'7"- 5'10" in height, and between 125lbs to 160lbs in weight
A2L will best fit athletes 5'11" -6'2" in height, and between 160lbs to 190lbs in weight
A5 will best fit all the big boys that think an A4 is made for those skinny people always on a diet.
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