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Competing in a master's division

The biggest difference (and an advantage) from the adult division was that all of my rolls were slower paced and A LOT more technical than what I've seen before. Whereas in the adult division, the matches consisted of a scramble after scramble, here I actually had an opportunity to really focus on working my techniques.

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Check out the review of Ronin V1 from Gi Reviews!

Check out the review of Ronin V1 from Gi Reviews!

In order to boost our credibility, we submitted our Ronin V1 rash guards to Gi Reviews. Below is what the reviewer had to say: "Definitely a product I’d recommend both for no gi grappling and wearing under the gi as the thinness and moisture wicking made it comfortable even on hot days." "The rash guard never restricted movement at all, and never felt uncomfortable, more like a second skin fitting very close and tight." "I found that the fabric didn’t pill much under the gi.  I found the stitch quality to be superb." Check out the full review here: https://gireviews.net/furacao-grappling-gear-a-breath-of-fresh-air-on-the-gi-market/

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So what does Furacao mean?

So what does Furacao mean?

This is another question that we get quite a bit. It took us a bit of time to come up with an appropriate name to fit with our vision and philosophy. After some brainstorming and consulting several BJJ black belts, Furacao was the name that stuck. Furacao means hurricane, tornado or whirlwind in Portuguese. This seemed appropriate as our main focus is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu apparel. It is also easy to see the relationship between a whirlwind and BJJ. If you have seen an exciting match between two high level opponents, you would know that they are often fast-paced and include...

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Where are our products being manufactured?

This is a question that I hear quite a bit. Like many other brands, I rely on my partner overseas for manufacturing. UNLIKE other brands, the manufacturing IS NOT based in Pakistan or China. Our process works like this: The material itself as well as the threads are manufactured within the EU (Turkey, Italy and Germany to be exact). These raw materials are shipped to our partner's manufacturing facility in Ukraine. Once we come up with a new design, cut, etc - a batch gets manufactured and shipped to Cleveland, Ohio for sales and distribution. While this process is more...

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Welcome!

Furacao opening store welcome

Furacao Apparel is excited to announce the opening of our web store! Previously we relied solely on references and word of mouth recommendations, but time has come to expand our horizons. Please feel free to look at our catalog and contact us with any questions!

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