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Identical in terms of material and finish to the thick black belt model JOG, the JGK Obi features the official Kodokan logo, the famous cherry blossom shaped Japanese flag. This logo is not a label (Orimono in Japanese) but a thick embroidery stitched onto the belt.
100% cotton, thick, rigid with 16 rows of top-stitching, we recommend this belt mainly to Judoka seeking a thick black belt, wanting a big knot and of course those who like the Kodokan logo from an aesthetic point of view.
Note: The sizes 6 and above being custom made, the manufacturing period is 3 to 4 weeks.
About the women's Judo belts (with white line in the centre): The Kodokan rules and the Japanese Judo federation impose a specific judo belt for women for colored up to red belts of high grades. Outside Japan, the women's type belts are often not authorized and women wear men's belts. However, in certain Dojos and Jujutsu schools they are still used. Judo women's belts are 5 cm shorter than men's belts.
Optionally with this belt we offer a storage or gift box from either silver cardboard or a wood called Kiri. The Kiri is a traditional light-weight wood, often used in ancient times for the conservation of precious objects because of its characteristics to absorb humidity and resist fire.
At the top right of every belt page, there is a button "size table" and a button "IJF Regulations and body" for more information concerning these topics.
KuSakura proposes two types of embroidery for black belts: integrated and non-integrated embroideries.
Non-integrated embroideries are offered on all belts, whereas integrated embroideries are only possible on black belts except the IJF models.
Non-integrated embroideries (from $9): are performed after the manufacture of the belt, which means that the embroidery is on top of the lines of stitchings of the belt and visible on the reverse side, too. Non-integrated embroideries are less durable than integrated embroideries but less expensive, because they are easy and fast to achieve.
Integrated embroideries (from $13): This type of embroidery is made on the outer layer of the belt, before the belt is manufactured. The lines of stitching of the belt are sewn on top of the embroidery and the embroidery is invisible on the reverse side. This type of embroidery is more expensive, because it is much more time consuming and difficult to achieve a good (centered and straight-lined) result. Because the belt is in this case made to order, integrated embroideries cause a delay of 3 weeks.* It is not possible to make an integrated embroidery on one and a non-integrated embroidery on the other end.
All embroideries are realized on a high-end professional machine of the brand Barudan. A non-integrated embroidery delays the shipping by 3 days and an integrated embroidery by 3 weeks.
The embroideries have an average size of 2.5 cm per character for Japanese characters and English capital letters and 1.5 to 2 cm for English lowercase letters.
We offer embroideries on one end or both ends of the belt. If you would like an embroidery at a different spot, thank you for contacting us for a quotation. *However, given the little space on a belt, it is not possible to embroider e.g. a logo.
By default, we offer to embroider your first and/or your family name and further any other word or expression of maximally two words.
It is necessary to choose the corresponding option to the desired embroidery for that the billing is correct. Either $9 for a name or $17 for a first AND family name or all other embroideries consisting of maximally 2 words.
Name + initial = 2 names. If the requested embroidery content differs from the number of word option, your embroidery will be reduced to what has been paid.
It is possible to embroider in Japanese as well as in English. In the case of an embroidery in Japanese, the translation is free. You simply enter your name in English and then choose the font "Japanese - Kaishotai" or "Japanese - Gyoshotai"
All belt embroideries can either be made vertically or horizontally,
except for English cursive letters, that of course are always horizontal.
* unless otherwise stated, all horizontal embroideries are embroidered so that the brand logo is worn on the right side (tied belt).
Japanese characters are usually embroidered vertically. Regarding English capital letters, the choice is yours.
This field is required. This is the embroidery content. This field must contain ONLY the desired content (maximally 30 characters).
You can choose of 20 different colors for your embroideries.
Note that for quality reasons the colors silver and gold are not shiny/metallic as for the black belt integrated embroideries.
In the field "other instructions" you can give us more details regarding the embroidery content and its realization.
Finally, you can upload a picture of the desired embroidery. Note that in many cases there are several possible variations for the name transcription in Japanese. We will not accept any claims regarding name transcriptions in Japanese if no further/exact instructions were given.
For this type of embroidery, it is necessary to contact us prior to ordering to determine together all details. You can visit the page embroidery information for more information before contacting us.