How to Fold Your Karate Gi

Two simple ways of folding your karate gi – just like the Japanese

Shikaku no Gi (Square Fold)
SHIKAKU-GI
Step by Step:
SHIKAKU-GI-STEPS
Instructions:

  1. Put your folded pants over your open jacket.
  2. Fold the jacket sides over the pants, then fold back the sleeves.
  3. Fold up the jacket/pants from the bottom twice.
  4. Tie your belt around the whole package.
  5. Put it in your training bag like a boss!
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Maki no Gi (Round Fold)
MAKI-GI
Step by Step:
MAKI-GI-STEPS
Instructions:

  1. Put your folded pants over your open jacket.
  2. Fold the jacket sides over the pants, then fold back the sleeves.
  3. Roll up the jacket/pants from the bottom.
  4. Tie your belt around the gi sausage.
  5. Swing over your shoulder and travel the world!