How do you tie an obi?
How To Tie An Obi (Karate Belt)
- Find the middle of your obi by folding it in half.
- Wrap the belt around you, crossing over in the back, and bringing the ends around to your front.
- Overlap the ends (left over right) keeping the end with the tag on top.
- Without twisting the belt, tuck the top (tag end) under the belt and pull both ends tight.
How do you wear Aikido uniform?
Cords go through the loops and tie with a regular bow knot. Jacket: Left side over right. The left side is on top. The right side on top means you’re dead.
How do you fold an Aikido Gi?
How to fold your Aikido Hakama
- Place the Aikido Hakama down with the back facing up.
- Put the centre creases together
- Being careful not to disrupt the centrefold, flip over the Aikido Hakama.
- This is the Aikido Hakama flipped over with the front facing up.
- Fold either side towards the centre.
What is fukuro Obi?
This kimono obi was created in the late 1920s. The fukuro obi is made with a fine brocade or tapestry, which is patterned along 60% of its length on one side. The back of the fukuro obi may be lined with a plain silk or brocade, making it less expensive and less bulky to wear than the maru obi.
What do you wear under a GI?
Under your Gi pants, you can wear shorts or spats (spats are used in No-Gi). If you are a woman, you can wear women’s rashguard, sports bra, under the Gi top and spats under the Gi pants. In case you are practicing mostly in a Gi, you can wear short sleeves rashguard.
How do I pack my GI?
- 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!
How do you fold hakama pants?
How to fold a hakama
- Lay the hakama face down on the floor.
- Place your left hand securely over the bottom of the hakama over the ends of the two back pleats.
- Fold the left and right sides of the hakama about 10 cm over the front.
- Starting at the bottom of the hakama, fold the hakama over itself working your way up to the koshiita.