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#434899 - 04/04/12 02:19 AM Lapel bruising
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Something that's surprised me about Judo since I started is that I'm getting a permanent bruise on the left of my chest. I'm pretty sure that it's from people gripping my lapel and their knuckles rubbing/pressing against me there. Is this a common occurrence for Judoka?
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#434902 - 04/04/12 08:05 AM Re: Lapel bruising [Re: Leo_E_49]
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I've never noticed it myself Leo, although I did get bruises in various places and would get friction burns about the neck.

Something which helped me a bit was getting a rashguard to wear under my gi, Leo. I don't know if you do that already but if you don't it might be worth considering.
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#434904 - 04/05/12 01:19 AM Re: Lapel bruising [Re: Prizewriter]
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I'll look into getting one. Any suggestions for good brands?
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