Your Judo Gi is the tool of your trade and without it, Judo would not be possible so we should treat our kit with respect. ​

You probably spent a lot of money on your new Judo Gi but you throw it inside your kit bag, all screwed up after training. Wouldn"t it be both better and more appealing to give your Judo Gi some love and appreciation by folding it up before and after training?

Sadly so many Judo and BJJ players do not know how to fold their Gi so we decided to put together a video and a break down post so you have no excuses.

You are watching: How to fold a gi

After a few minutes you will have this skill mastered and your Gi​ will always look great instead of being full of creases.

Ready, let"s begin​ with the video:


Now if that was too fast follow our step by step guide below and you will soon have it mastered.

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Step 1: Lay The Gi Out​


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Step 2: Fold Left Over Right


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Step 3: Fold Left Arm Across


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Step 4: Fold Right Arm Across


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Step 5: Take The Far Side


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Step 6: Fold Jacket In Half


Step 7: Lay Out The Trousers


Step 8: Take Hold Of The Waist


Step 9: Fold The Trousers


Step 10: Fold The Trousers In Half Again


Step 11: Place Trousers On The Gi


Step 12: Fold Gi To Middle


Step: 13 Fold Again


Step 14: Get Your Belt


Step 15: Place The Gi Onto The Belt


Step 16: Thread The Belt Through The Loop


Step 17: Pull The Belt Through The Loop


And You Have Finished


So there you have it, you have no excuse now. So if you have a training partner or a student that comes to class with their Gi looking as if they screwed it up and threw it into their kit bag after training share this post with them.

Thanks for reading

Neil Adams MBE​


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