HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT GLOVE SIZE
Whether training or competing, the right protection is essential for practicing karate. A minor hand injury can sideline you for weeks, slowing down your training and competition schedule. Protection is just as important to advanced skill levels as it is to beginners
GUIDE TO BUYING A KARATE UNIFORM OR GI
Dont know your Kata from your Kumite? Accidentally bought a Judo or Taekwondo uniform and not sure why it matters?
Whether you are just getting started in the sport of Karate, or its time to replace your Gi's, or even heading to a World Karate Federation (WKF) event for the first time - having the right gear for the right category is essential (and in the case of the WKF, having the right gear is regulated!)
Karate is in our blood. With 30 years experience in Karate equipment, apparel and protection, elite karate athletes the world over trust SMAI in competition in training. As do our partner athletes, we strive to perform at an elite level in everything we do. Together we innovate and help athletes master their sport.