Special, exclusive polycotton material only by Tokyodo International. Introducing the Athlete Three.
A top of the range heavyweight KATA dogi designed for the highest level kata competitor. Especially designed for those who want something heavier than the AT-2. With a weight as heavy as the SP-1000.
This dogi features:
EVEN MORE SNAP for the ultimate "kime" in your technique!
KEEPS SHAPE AND TENSION longer than any other dogi
Extra stitching on the collars and hems to produce the sharpest possible look.
The ultimate advance in poly-cotton fiber technology and design.
Maximum mobility and comfort for high level kata competition.
The Serious Athlete's choice for the highest level kata competitor.
(expected Shrinkage: 1%)
Please note: This dogi is now available in two different cuts. The Standard cut (old cut) and a new Long Type cut.
Please see size chart for differences.
MADE IN JAPAN
Amazing! I've had this dogi for 5 years now and it remains the best heavyweight Kata dogi I've owned. It feels very light and comfortable for a heavyweight and allows for great snapping. Special thanks to Hamid and Kuroobiya for the great service, it is highly appreciated!
I was a bit concerned about buying online, never having seen this gi in person before but decided to take a chance. I was very pleased with everything about this gi. The fit was exactly as specified. The fabric is quite amazing (this is the first time in 20+ years of training that I have tried wearing a non 100% cotton gi). It washes and dries very quickly and hardly wrinkles (almost looks like its ironed vs. a cotton gi). It is very comfortable for all round use and would look great in competition (though I don't do that much these days). Will definitely consider purchasing same type of gi in the future. Furthermore, shipping was very efficient to Canada. I would suggest that if you machine wash that you use a detergent with an odor masking scent (since polyester will always be a bit more smelly than cotton) and machine dry on "permanent press" (lower temperature) to a "damp dry" level then hang up for complete drying.