When you’re a beginner and you walk into Egley Train Boise Jiu Jitsu for your first class…

….you will receive a kimono, more commonly known as a gi (short for judogi) and a (white) belt.

Unless you’ve done martial arts before, you’ll probably be very confused.

How do you tie these weird pants, which side is forward? How do you tie the belt around your waist?

Get ready for Michael to answer your first big jiu jitsu problem!

Once you learn how to tie your belt for the first time, you will probably not remember the sequence right away. You need to practice it a few times.

This tutorial video is a great resource for practicing at home with your new belt, so you can impress your instructor by mastering your first jiu jitsu technique!

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