How to Fold Your Do-Gi

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There are many ways to fold your Do-Gi.

Although there are people who just stuff their Do-Gi into a bag without ever folding it, I would suggest you learn at least one way to fold your Do-Gi

Why?

Because it help maintain your Do-Gi. It will help keep it wrinkle free. And it will make it easier to transport.

We’re going to look at two ways to fold it:

Shikaku no Gi or “Squarely Folded Gi” works best if you are packing your Do-Gi with other things.SHIKAKU-GI-e1400777112902

 

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Instructions

  • Put your folded pants over your open jacket.
  • Fold the jacket sides over the pants, then fold back the sleeves.
  • Fold up the jacket/pants from the bottom twice.
  • Tie your belt around the whole package.
  • Put it in your training bag like a boss!

The next method is Maki no Gi or “Rolled Gi” works best if you are carrying your Do-Gi without a training bag.

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Instructions

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

There you go.  Two different ways to fold you Do-Gi.

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