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10-08-2000, 02:13 PM
Where do you get one?
How must do they cost and are they worth it?
I understand Hemp is an excellant cloth for a Gi.
I believe that there's a person in Northern California (Ukiah?) who makes dogi out of hemp. If I remember correctly, she has an advertisement in the back of Aikido Today Magazine...
02-10-2006, 09:50 AM
They just came out with a jiu jitsu gi made out of hemp, the weight seems perfect for Aikido. I was thinking of getting one for Judo practice since it breathes better than cotton and resists odors.
02-10-2006, 02:12 PM
the woman who makes WONDERFUL hemp gi -- i've met her and have trained w/ her daughter who wears them--is Machiko and if you click on links to related prior threads you find this http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6627&page=2
02-10-2006, 03:22 PM
The jiu jitsu gi may be a better choice since it is white (not sand colored), has a closer fit, and is much less expensive.
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