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Kyudo, Kendo and Aikido Hakama
Regarding the difference of Kyudo, Kendo and Aikido Hakama, firstly, the Kyudo Hakama are different depending if the wearer is a male of female. The Obi/Himo for female Kyudo Hakama is almost doubl
Which type of lightweight bokken can you suggest for aikido?
We have white oak and red oak Aikido Bokken, and the red oak one is lighter than white oak by 50 grams. Please see below links for more information. White Oak Aikido Bokken http://www.tozandoshop.
I'm not sure of what Hakama to choose for Aikido what do you recommend?
For hot training sessions we would recommend these synthetic Bioclean Hakama(can be used in winter too) They use natural anti-bacterial fibres to help keep them clean, dry quickly and also feature al
Do you provide custom embroidery on Aikido hakama?
Yes, custom embroidery is available upon request.
What is the finish on the Bokken and Jo in your White Oak Aikido Package?
The Bokken and Jo are varnished.
Is the "Seersucker Aikido Gi jacket" also suitbale as a Karate Gi?
We are afraid that even our lightest Aikido Gi "Seersucker Aikido Gi jacket" would be slightly thick or heavy for Karate practice. Also we recommend you to check with your dojo if there is any chance
How do I wash Gi and Hakama ?
Hand-washing and drying in the shade is strongly recommended. If you would like to machine-wash the Gi and Hakama, please make sure to choose the gentlest cycle and use a neutral detergent. Please be
Is it possible to embroider on pants/trousers like those used in Aikido, Judo and Karate?
Pants embroidery is available. Please refer to this webpage. http://www.tozandoshop.com/Name_Embroidery_on_Pants_p/sisyu4.htm
How do I wash Gi and Hakama ?
Hand-washing and drying in the shade is strongly recommended. If you would like to machine-wash the Gi and Hakama, please make sure to choose the gentlest cycle and use a neutral detergent. Please be
I want embroidery on the obi belt in such a way that the stitching does not appear on the reverse side. Is tihs possible?
In normal embroidery, threads appear on both front and back of a piece of fabric. However the "Sakiire" method, a thread does not strike through to the reverse side of Obi, therefore no stitches are s
I'm using the Tozando essential basic uniform but my dojo is too hot and humid, can you recommend any lighter uniforms?
Here is a list of uniforms especially designed for hot environments: Kuh: http://www.tozandoshop.com/Sashiko-Knit-Aikido-Gi-Jacket-Pants-Set-KUH-p/set378.htm Yomogi: http://www.tozandoshop.com/T