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A Quick Care Guide For Your Jiu Jitsu Rash Guard

Hey there, fellow Jiu Jitsu enthusiasts and athletes! Whether you're a seasoned grappler or a beginner in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, one thing's for certain: Jiu Jitsu rash guards are a popular and sometimes mandatory training gear for combat sports such as BJJ, MMA, judo, wrestling etc. They are an essential piece of gear for martial arts practitioners. 

So, what exactly is a rash guard?

(Photo: Blue Koi Rash Guard, Size Small)

A rash guard is a tight, form-fitting shirts made from various synthetic materials. They are designed to protect skin from damage, diseases, and irritations common in contact sports like BJJ and MMA. Our Koi Collection Jiu Jitsu Rash Guards are made from a blend of polyester and elastane, a stretchy and moisture-wicking material that fits snugly on the body without restricting movement while rolling on the mats.

Reasons why BJJ rash guards are important:

Skin Protection: Rash guards shield you from mat burns, scrapes, skin irritations, and other types of skin injuries that can occur during grappling like toenail scratches, courtesy of your grappling partner. It keeps you comfortable and protected throughout your training sessions. 

Hygiene and Safety: They minimize skin-to-skin contact between athletes, reducing the risk of spreading germs and bacteria that can lead to skin infections.

Improved Gripping: The smooth, moisture-wicking fabric of a rash guard enables better grip and prevents opponents from gaining an advantage by grabbing sweaty skin. 

Caring for Your Rash Guard:

Rash guards are made up of very fine, short polyester fibers. A common problem is when some of these fibers work their way out of the main fabric, also known as “piling.” There is nothing to completely prevent piling, but a few tips can help add longevity to your rash guard’s life.

  • Avoid contact with velcro on the mat or when washing. Velcro WILL tear the polyester apart. If your shorts have velcro, do not add them in the wash with your rash guard. 
  • Wash your jiu jitsu rash guard as soon as possible after training. You should never skip a wash between sessions, as this could lead to the buildup of bacteria. Skipping a wash between sessions is like inviting a bacteria party to set up shop and trust me, that's a level of grossness you don't want to embrace.
  • Use a delicate’s net/bag to wash your rash guard. This will prevent the threads from being torn while being washed. 
  • Cut off loose ends before washing. A loose thread can turn into a major problem either in the wash or on the mat. 
  • Avoid putting your rash guard in the dryer, as the high heat can cause it to shrink and damage the fabric. Instead, hang it to air dry, either outside or in a well-ventilated area.
  • Wash your rash guard inside out.

A BJJ rash guard is not just a protective layer for BJJ practitioners, it is part of the jiu jitsu lifestyle. Many practitioners wearing rash guards beneath their Gi in regular classes. By following these simple tips, you can ensure that your rash guard remains in good condition and ready for your next jiu jitsu session. 

Check out our collection of Jiu Jitsu Rash Guards featuring a beautiful, hand-drawn koi design that symbolizes perseverance in the face of adversity and the spirit of never giving up in the face of challenges - a perfect embodiment of the Jiu Jitsu journey.

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