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Old 10-20-2004, 11:10 AM   #1
Jack Simpson
Dojo: Western Maryland Aikikai - Frederick, Maryland
Location: hangin' with the tengu in the "mountains" of Maryland
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 91
student gi's

I'm looking into a new wholesale source for student gi's. Basically good quality single weave judo gi's at a reasonable price. Currently we charge $50 per gi, so something solid at ~$40-50 per gi would be nice. I'm looking at Hsu and Mizuno, and perhaps others.

Any recommendations of gi's or wholesale sources would be welcome. Thanks.

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Old 10-20-2004, 11:39 AM   #2
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Dojo: Aikido Yoshinkan Sacramento - Seikeikan Dojo
Location: Orangevale, CA
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 635
Re: student gi's

we use the hayashi judo uniforms from tigerclaw.com. they've held up very nicely
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Old 10-20-2004, 11:45 AM   #3
Steve Wright
Location: Illinos
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 6
Re: student gi's

My judo club uses HSU. Our instructor gets an amazing deal. I think I paid something like $30-$35 for a size 5 single weave. That's shipping included! Have had it for a year and a half and it still looks great. Kid's Gi's are in the mid $20 range. My son's size one was someting like $26 after shipping.

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Old 10-29-2004, 11:05 AM   #4
Jack Simpson
Dojo: Western Maryland Aikikai - Frederick, Maryland
Location: hangin' with the tengu in the "mountains" of Maryland
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 91
Re: student gi's

Thanks for the information. Happy training.

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Old 10-30-2004, 12:00 AM   #5
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Dojo: Seiwa Dojo and Southside Dojo
Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo, MI
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 1,677
Re: student gi's

My sensei uses:

The Kiyota Co.
2326 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone (410) 366-8275
Fax (410) 366-3540
10:00 am - 6:00 pm EST


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Old 10-30-2004, 03:59 AM   #6
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Dojo: Tonbo Dojo
Location: Bainbridge Island WA
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 374
Re: student gi's

My sensei also uses kiyota company for our orders.
They have pretty much everything you need there.

We've had some shipping problems with them occaisionally but they have been few and far between.

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