Which one fits me?
Which size is right for you, you can derive from our size chart. Important for as is your waist circumfence because we match the pants size to that. If you do not have a measring tape, but a printer and glue, you can download a measring tape on A4 paper here …
What fits me after the first laundry?
Japanese wash everything in cold water and usually do not have dryers as it is common in our houses. With a washing up to 40 degree we can predict the shrinking: The material of KIGI and MIZU will shrink by half a size. We provide a size chart for each Karate Gi, which already takes into account the shrinking.
Delivery time – how long do I have o wait?
Independently of Karate belts, suits or both, the production time in Japan is around 6 weeks. It take about 2 weeks for transport. After we took care of the customs clearence we deliver the products within 8-12 weeks.
Advance payment – why that?
TAISEI is not a big factory or a big corporate enterprise, but a matser with his tailors in a workshop, and it also takes preparatory efforts for them.
May I put my karate suit in the dryer?
Please don’t! Your best pullover you wouldn’t put in the dryer either, do you? It is possible but you have to consider that the karate suit will shrink beyond your expectations. Moreover the dryer will affect the cotton so the textile will get thinner and thinner over time.
I want to buy a cheap lkarate suit …
If you do not expect your Karate suit to be made in Japan, we recommend SaikoSports. There you find high quality karate suits a reasonable prices. Here you go directly to SaikoSports.
Is there also a karate suit for overweight persons?
This is a topic whcih becomes more and more important and some suppliers should react in the future. We can offer you a made-to-measure TAISEI. Here you are forwarded directly to the product: TAISEI.
Paying a Karate Gi (karate suit) on account – is that possible?
In the near future we can offer you via our payment service PayPal+ also paying in account. Here you find our terms for payment.