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#313412 - 01/08/07 01:48 PM Aikido Gi
shotokan15 Offline
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Registered: 12/02/06
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Loc: London,England
Have recently started Aikido.I went out and got judo gi ,I've heard thats what they wear is that right.

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#313413 - 01/08/07 04:03 PM Re: Aikido Gi [Re: shotokan15]
Joe Jutsu Offline
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Right you are! Have fun out there!

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#313414 - 01/09/07 12:58 PM Re: Aikido Gi [Re: Joe Jutsu]
shotokan15 Offline
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Thanks for the reply. But its really heaviy. but i am normaly wearing a Karate Gi wich is much lighter.I'll get used to it.

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#313415 - 01/09/07 01:16 PM Re: Aikido Gi [Re: shotokan15]
Taison Offline
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I use an Aikido gi for my karate classes. I'm just too lazy to go and buy a new gi. Yeah, I'm cheap

-Taison out
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I got two fists.. Don't make me use my head as well!

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#313416 - 01/09/07 02:42 PM Re: Aikido Gi [Re: shotokan15]
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Personally, I prefer a heavyweight Karate dogi in Aikido. The main reason is probably because Karate is my first love and I'm just used to wearing a Karate gi. My Sensei (Roy Suenaka, Soke) was a student of O'Sensei Ueshiba's and also wears a heavyweight karate gi to teach Aikido.
My suggestion is to wear either a judo/jujitsu/aikido gi or a HEAVYWEIGHT karate gi. However, heavyweight karate gi can be rather expensive. For a beginner or someone on a budget, I recommend a light or medium weight judo/jujitsu gi. Stay away from triple-weave--I bought one and it is so heavy it feels like I'm wearing an old-fashioned diving suit.
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