Acceptable Attire and Training Equipment

1. The Uniform

  • White jacket with Wa Shin Ryu patch (ranked students only). Black belt holders also have the option of wearing a black jacket
  • Black pants
  • Belt
  • Zori
  • Students may also wear knee pads (strongly recommended), elbow pads and shin guards, if they so wish. A cup is also an acceptable acoutrement.

    NOTE: ONLY female students may wear a t-shirt under their gi.

    2. Training Gear

    Acceptable training gear intended to avoid serious injury during STANDING kumite that involves punching/kicking includes:

  • Eye protection
  • Jujutsu-type gloves (that permit free use of fingers)