The Pinack for Kumite ready made now available in a slim type for a closer fit with high waist pants due to popular demand.
A specially developed lighter weight dogi designed for the serious world class competitor (or kumite Shihan), made from a proprietary, unique material utilizing a synthetic core completely wrapped in 100% cotton, giving the feel of natural cotton on the skin.
Ready made sizes for faster delivery/p>
lightweight for ultimate in comfort and mobility
Moves as your body moves producing minimum resistance
Absorbs sweat and dries quickly
Worn and endorsed by the worlds top competitors.
Please note that this dogi follows a different size chart than the standard Hirota dogi size chart.
MADE IN JAPAN
This is a great dogi. Out of the box the Pinack fabric was pleasantly light, soft and very good looking. After being washed the gi has manteined the same characteristics (contrary to what often happen with other gis). During an intense training session I have had the opportunity to verify what they say about the Pinack fabric: it is unbelievably light, soft, pleasant on the skin, but someway also "stiff without being stiff". The result is a wonderful sharp-looking dogi. I have experienced no restrictions at all during the whole training session, also when performing very high kicks and jodan/age uke: the Hirota Pinack Slim-Type is like a second skin, letting me the highest ease of movement ever experienced wearing a karategi. Let me say that the Slim-Type cut is simply ideal for a thin person like me. Contrary to the bulky-cutted dogis, that often hide the body shape and movement, this kind of cut follows the body lines and let them visible, to the total benefit of the self-i
Soft and silky yet stiff and tough enough to endure rigorous training. It doesn't stick to the skin when you're sweaty. Dries quickly and hardly needs any ironing. I feel that it's good for regular training in warmer seasons.