How to buy your first BJJ Gi

By Arete BJJ Malta,

Arete Malta gi buying guide

You’ve signed up for BJJ classes, you’ve gone through the basic moves but now you want more out of your training. Like Arete, most academies divide their classes into No-Gi and Gi. This is because the BJJ Gi is super important in BJJ for the grips it provides and the new games it opens up,

BJJ Gi materials explained

By Arete BJJ Malta,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

There’s a broad range of materials to choose from when buying a BJJ gi from BJJFightGear, not to mention plenty of debate about what the best material is to use. It can, therefore, be confusing to decide which gi material to go to. When choosing which material, it’s worth considering your budget, what stage of

Your first Bjj-class, what should you expect?

By Arete BJJ Malta,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

  Look at this group of monsters.   You are about to attend your first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, you’re head is starting to play games with you…will I get crushed, what kind of people are over there, will they treat me like wolves treat their prey  Personally, I can admit that these were the thoughts I

Guide for taking care of your new Gi

By Arete BJJ Malta,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

You have just got your brand new BJJ kimono. You’ve done your first few rolls with your uniform on. Gi is starting to smell and it is time to wash it…but how? You just spent +100€ on it, so you don’t want to ruin it, here’s a simple guide how to wash and dry your