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SAW Traditional Heavyweight Uniform

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Product Description

The SAW Traditional Heavyweight Uniform is the original heavyweight Vintage Style uniform created by TOKAIDO's founder at the direction of various sensei in Japan. Made of 100% 12oz no.10 cotton canvas, the SAW uses TOKAIDO's original "Standard Cut"of longer sleeves and trousers with a shorter jacket. Created from the requests of karate's pioneers the SAW still remains a favorite of traditional karate practitioners even today.

Please click here for the SAW Traditional Heavyweight Measurement Size Chart to confirm that the uniform has the measurements you desire for a proper fit.

The uniform will shrink 2.2% in length and 1.8% in width.

Custom Embroidery 

Tokaido Japan provides the highest quality embroidery in Japanese or English. No company can surpass the level of embroidery perfected by Tokaido. You may choose to embroider your style name and/or your personal name in the general locations designated in the uniform graphic. For Japanese text, please select from the pop up menus by clicking on the Kanji Style Names or the Names in Japanese Katakana below the field that you desire. If your Style or Name is not in the menu then use this Google Translate link https://translate.google.com/#en/ja/ to CREATE and then COPY and PASTE into the field(s) you desire.  We will confirm that the translation is correct before production. If you prefer English/Roman letters, then type directly in the field(s) of your choice.

Production Time 

As with all uniforms that are made in Japan by Tokaido Japan, each uniform is made as it is ordered. This way we can ensure that you receive the best uniform possible. Currently unembroidered uniforms require 1 week and embroidered uniforms require 3 weeks.


If you have any considerations you would like us to take into consideration please write in the "Notes" box to let us know. You can also upload a document or picture.

How to Order

If you would like more detailed information on how to order click here: How to Order


Product Reviews

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  1. Tokaido SAW heavyweight traditional uniform - the best

    Posted by Roberto on 16th Dec 2019

    I have received some weeks ago my first Tokaido traditional uniform, I' m positive impressed, uniform is heavy but fabric is soft, all details (seams and embroidery are very precise and detailed)... the best karategi that I ever had. Congrats Tokaido!

    TOKAIDO note: Thank you for your review.

  2. great

    Posted by David HN635 An on 12th Dec 2019

    It surpassed what I thought, perhaps to me the tokaido is the best for karate.

    TOKAIDO note: Thank you for your review.

  3. Tokaido SAW heavyweight traditional uniform

    Posted by Roberto on 10th Dec 2019

    A few weeks ago I received my first tokaido gi, I am very satisfied, heavy and soft fabric, very accurate and precise details, the best karategi ever purchased.

    TOKAIDO note: Thank you for your review and don't forget to wash in cold water after each time you wear it. This will make it last longer and fit better.

  4. Tokaido SAW heavyweight traditional uniform, excellent

    Posted by Georgie on 6th Sep 2019

    The Tokaido uniforms are a work of art! I am very pleased with the high quality of my SAW uniform, thank you very much.

    TOKAIDO note.. Happy to hear it.

  5. The Best

    Posted by Nick Macfarren on 6th Sep 2019

    The best .. super quality as always .. Thank you very much ...

    TOKAIDO note.. Thank you.

  6. Still #1

    Posted by David Feigel on 15th Jul 2019

    I've been a Tokaido customer since the late 60's and the product quality never wavers! Top notch! Thanks for keeping a traditional cut available. I find the SAW uniform cut to be the most comfortable.

    TOKAIDO note: Thank you! We aim to please.

  7. Tokaido SAW - worldwide standard

    Posted by eglsaeer josef on 17th Apr 2019

    I am using Tokaido SAW for more than 40 years now. Still the best!

    TOKAIDO note: 40 years?! Very happy to hear it.

  8. Best

    Posted by Iamgavit@gmail.com on 1st Mar 2019

    There is no better, I can wear no other.

    Tokaido note. Wonderful, thank you.

  9. Great

    Posted by Carlos Alberto Laurindo on 15th Feb 2019

    I'm very happy, Congratulations Japan!

    Tokaido note. Thank you for your review.

  10. Excelente Qualidade

    Posted by Wallace Ferreira on 6th Oct 2018

    Produto de excelente qualidade. Estou muito satisfeito com o atendimento. O prazo de atendimento foi muito menor do que o esperado. Parabéns.

    TOKAIDO Note: Thank you!

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