Birthday Black Belt to Leo Vieira

A while ago our team was recruited for a very special mission: to custom make a birthday black belt for a true Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend. We selected our best selling F-450 soft core black belt to create this Isami BJJ Black Belt Premium. As you can see, there are five stitched degrees and the master's name in golden Japanese letters... Master Leonardo Vieira, aka Leozinho, is the founder and head instructor of the powerhouse Checkmat Team which has some of the top names in competitive BB such as Marcus Buchecha, Jackson Souza, Lucas Leite among many others. We were so...

June 09, 2018 by SUPPORT TEAM

Isami Silk Black Belt for Karate and BJJ

We made this belt for a Karate photo shoot many years ago. It's an Isami F-1000 silk black belt with golden dan stripes embroidered on one end. This belt is handmade in Japan and has a special shine and texture unlike generic cotton belts. I liked it so much that I decided to keep it. So we added the traditional BJJ rank bar sleeve to hide the golden degrees. Now the gold is starting to show due to natural wear and tear after all these years. The silk fabric is not as strong as cotton, but it ages beautifully like...

June 07, 2018 by SUPPORT TEAM

BJJ T-Shirts from Reversal RVDDW

Our Japanese brand Reversal RVDDW is deeply connected with the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Today we bring you a couple new limited edition t-shirts inspired by the gentle art. The BJJ Skull Mesh T-Shirt has a classic skateboarding feel and colors. It's made of breathable and expandable dri-fit fabric that is extremely comfy to wear at the gym and in outdoors adventures... If you train hard, then gi laundry after practice is part of the routine - you don't want to be the stinky guy in the gym, right? The BJJ Laundry T-Shirt has a clean design (no pun intended)...

June 07, 2018 by STAFF
RVDDW Street Fighter BJJ Gis

RVDDW Street Fighter BJJ Gis

TRUE COLLECTOR'S ITEMS The RVDDW team over in Japan has just released five Street Fighter Jiu-Jitsu uniforms. Yes, we're talking about Capcom's 1989 smash hit video game series Street Fighter 😮 These are limited edition BJJ kimonos designed by Reversal RVDDW and produced by our parent company Isami. They are loaded with cool details and smart references to different characters such as Ryu, Blanka and Gouko. ONLY FOR SALE IN JAPAN We've already received many inquiries from customers all over the world who are interested in purchasing these limited edition Jiu-Jitsu gis. Unfortunately these are officially licensed items and Capcom...

March 21, 2018 by Chokeman
Tags: BJJ JAPAN RVDDW

Two New Gracie Black Belts

The ChokeSports team has just finished making a couple Isami BJJ Black Belt Premium for some of our Jiu-Jitsu friends in NYC 🗽. These BJJ black belts feature every single level of customization available. They both have name embroidery, rank bar with stitched degrees and... logo embroidery! As you can see in the image, we added the famous Renzo Gracie Thundercats logo and Gregor Gracie's cool minimalist logo to their new belts. This is the ultimate level of customization! Logo embroidery on belts is a special service that needs to be requested directly through our customer service. LOGO EMBROIDERY QUICK TIPS...

November 06, 2017 by Staff

Embroidered dan stripes on Isami belts

One of the most popular customization service we offer is stitching dan stripes / degrees on our famous custom made martial arts belts. Watch this short video to understand the options available... There are two types of of stripe embroidery:- front side only- all around the beltIf you are ordering a custom made belt from ChokeSports, the embroidery stripes will be made on the fabric, prior to making the belt. This means the belt stitch lines will show over the embroidery, but there will be no trail on the reverse side.Whereas if you order a pre-made belt from ChokeSports, we'll apply the...

Embroidery Charts for Isami Belts

ChokeSports and Isami are known for the custom made belts with embroideries that we produce in Japan. For the past 10+ years we have made belts to some of the most legendary names in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate and other martial arts. There are simply so many options to choose from when ordering a custom made belt from ChokeSports that the process might seem overwhelming to some people. With that in mind, we have recently elaborated new embroidery charts to help our customers navigate the embroidery possibilities so they can get the belt of their dreams. Here's a quick list with what you need to...

New BJJ Black Belt for Competition

New BJJ Black Belt for Competition

We have just released a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with our most popular features pre-selected for you. Our best selling F-450 soft core belt is the base to create a BJJ black belt that's IBJJF approved and perfect for competition. This exclusive BJJ black belt is easy to tie and comes with the traditional red rank sleeve with white bars so you can add your degrees over the years. You can choose one of three standard fonts and 20+ colors to make your belt stand out with beautiful embroideries. The idea here is to make it as simple as possible...

February 21, 2017 by Support Team

Black embroideries on a black belt

We are famous for our custom made belts and embroideries. When it comes to black belts, most customers seem to choose embroidery colors Gold, Silver, White and Red, even though we have over 20 thread colors available. That's why today we'd like to bring up another color for you to consider: Black. Yes, Black on Black! Sure, if you add a black embroidery on your new Isami black belt, it will not stand out much. But what if this is exactly what you're aiming for? Black embroideries are elegant and discrete. They are hard to spot but once detected, they are...

January 09, 2017 by Support Team

Dojo Profile: Centro Studi Arti Marziali in Italy

This week we bring you Andrea Stoppa's Centro Studi Arti Marziali located in the city of Pordenone, Italy. Andrea is a good friend and regular customer here at ChokeSports. He's also a complete martial artist who's spent years developing his striking and grappling skills. Today he holds black belts in Kyokushin Karate and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, among others. Ciao Andrea. When did you first get involved with martial arts?It was in November 1987. While watching "The Karate Kid", my sister said "why don't you start doing some martial arts at local gym?". What is your current rank?I'm a 4th degree in Kyokushin, black belt 1st stripe in...

August 11, 2016 by Support Team

What Customers Are Saying About Chokesports

I've always had my eye on RVDDW and Isami brand gear but wasn't sure about how to order in the US. ChokeSports made the process extremely easy and the shipping was amazingly fast. Extreme recommend to anyone on the fence.

Brandon M. Tennessee, USA

Fast shipping. Tee quality and design definitely worth buying. Interesting part was the fantastic services provided by the support team so I could surprise my loved one. Truly appreciated.

Colene T. Perai, Malaysia

I have purchased 4 belts through ChokeSports. Everyone of them was of exceptional quality and the workmanship was incredible! The customer service and ease of placing my order was awesome.

Ken G. Colorado, USA

I'm always happy to open the package to discover another new obi belt. The quality is still the best, delivery time still there, and most important the service is number one. Very dedicated to the client.

Ghislain F. Quebec, Canada

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