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Well if I am going to do this then I need to be prepared. Usually when I go to my grappling class (no-gi) I usually have the following items; mouth guard, bottles of water, sandals, watch, and a beanie (for when it’s cold). I can’t carry much more because when I’m there I put it all over the floor.
I have to do better.
So on my birthday, I bought a gym bag so I can carry all my goods. It’s a cheap sports bag that I picked up from Wal-mart for $9.82, minus the tax. It has an ample sized middle space, a water bottle pouch, an inside sleeve for my iPod or cell phone, a wet shoe bag pouch and a front zipper section that can hold my mouth guard and another side section to store miscellaneous goods. It also has a carrying strap.
Well, what have I put in my new Jiu-jitsu Gym Bag so far? Judo gi-top and Green Belt (I wear gi pants in class and some of the other guys wear gi’s even though is a no-gi school), my mouth piece, an extra beanie and that’s it. Sorry….
Now that I think about it, I am going to add my jump rope, band-aids (I ripped some skin off my big toe on the new mats they just put in) and some sports tape in there.