1 or 2 Months of Kids Warrior Fitness or Adult MMA Fitness with Uniforms at Kajun Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

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Up to 88% Off

Customer Reviews

2 Ratings

The instructors are knowledgable and friendly. They are patient and kind. They are truly dedicated to thier art and I respect that. I feel that my family and I will be with them a long time
Angelica C. · June 7, 2017
The facility is nice. The instructors are very patient and knowledgeable.
Gabrielle S. · April 4, 2017

What You'll Get

Choose from Four Options

  • $32 for one month of unlimited Kids Warrior Fitness with uniform ($230 value)
  • $36 for one month of unlimited Adult MMA Fitness with uniform ($230 value)
  • $50 for two months of unlimited Kids Warrior Fitness with uniform ($400 value)
  • $54 for two months of unlimited Adult Warrior Fitness with uniform ($400 value)

Gi: The Duds of Discipline

People often joke that the robes worn by martial-arts practitioners resemble pajamas, but that may not be such a far cry. Read on to learn more about this ancient garb.

Though its proper name might not spring to mind, the customary outfit of a dojo sensei, commonly known as a gi, is eminently recognizable: a jacket called an uwagi tied by a belt (or obi) over a pair of short pants (shitakabi), the whole ensemble draped loosely to allow for swift and acrobatic movements. The particular materials used to make the gi follow the needs of specific martial-arts styles. A karate master who relies on quick strikes and powerful blows, for example, will likely don a lighter gi, whereas a judo fighter might enlist heavier, more durable fabric to endure the endless grapples and throws. In Japan, the catchall term for the customary robe isn’t gi but rather keikogi—keiko translates to “practice.” The name might also take on a prefix according to its intended discipline: judogi, karategi, aikidogi, and so forth.

Despite being a symbol of martial-arts culture for centuries, the gi’s origin remains unclear. Some speculate that the airy uniform was simply designed to accommodate the lifestyle of the Okinawan farmers and fishermen who invented it. Others contend that, in light of a 13th-century imperial ban on the possession of weapons, warriors trained at night to avoid detection. In a pinch, the robes could pass for sleepwear, concealing their transgression.

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