Ashihara I Karate Gi Red Label
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Our Red Label line is specifically designed for the beginning performers and juniors. If your first karate suit is an Ichiban MAE, you will never buy another brand in your sports career!
- Top quality karate suit for beginners and children
- Sturdy yet flexible 8 oz cotton
- Handy drawstring closure for children’s sizes
The Ashihara I Karate Gi Red Label
The Ashihara I Red Label Karate Gi is the perfect choice for the beginning karateka and children. Low weight cotton causes the karate suit to tear faster, therefore Ichiban MAE’s karate suits start at 8 oz cotton. This is a strong fabric, yet maximally flexible for unhindered movement. Only 100% high-quality cotton keeps you cool and dry, so in Ichiban MAE’s Dogis you won’t find synthetic materials like in cheap karate suits. The 8 oz pants offers unrestricted movement. For easy changing, junior sizes (up to 150 cm) have an elastic waist with drawstring closure at the front. Larger sizes have a traditional lace fastening at the hips. A belt is not included (optional).
Material and color
The karate suit is made of 100% cotton. Our Gis are produced in ecru (unbleached cotton) as standard. Ecru becomes lighter in color with frequent use and washing. This gives the suit a natural and authentic look. At Ichiban MAE you have the option to have the suit made in a custom color. For a color of your choice, select ‘Custom’ in the menu. Our designers will contact you to discuss your wishes.
A kanji is embroidered on the chest. The standard color is dark blue. According to your wishes we can deliver a custom color. For a color of your choice, select ‘Custom’ in the menu. Our designers will contact you to discuss your color wishes. You don’t want a kanji embroidery? Then choose the option ‘Blanco’.
Our Ashihara I karate suits come standard with a shorter sleeve. For specific wishes, please contact us.
Need to know
Ichiban MAE karate suits are, according to Japanese principles, made of 100% cotton. A characteristic of cotton is shrinkage during the first few washes. Please take this into account when purchasing a karate Gi. An unwashed karate Gi is larger but will fit perfectly after washing. Also, folding sleeves and pant legs is not uncommon in martial arts.
Designed by experts, proven in practice
Our founder Shihan Alain Breugelmans has been at the drawing board of our collection. All Ichiban MAE products are custom designed based on worldwide experience.
What the expert says
“The Karate Gis of Ichiban MAE stand out from mass productions. The karate suits consist of high quality cotton and are produced according artisan methods. As in traditional Japanese karate suits, no price and quality reducing materials are used. These suits are pure. Once you have your first Ichiban MAE karate uniform, you’re going to love it and you never want another brand anymore.”
- Additional information
Ecru (unbleached), Custom
90-100, 100-110, 110-120, 120-130, 130-140, 140-150, 150-160, 160-170, 170-180, 180-190, 190-200, 200-210, 210-220
Dark blue, Custom