SHUREIDO KARATE GI - NEW WAVE 2 A special material developed by Shureido for comfort & durability. Made of a double structure grain using polyester as a central core, which is then surrounded by cotton giving a lighter, cooler, flexible and long lasting Gi. Polyester/Cotton Blend Karate Gi A smooth and soft cotton touch. Absorbs sweat quickly, and at the same time diffuses it. Has a slight give (stretches) Extremely durable The NW-2 is the ideal uniform for kata and kumite as well as everyday training. Comfortable and flexible, it will not hinder your movements. The "New Wave - 2" is classed as a medium weight dogi, heavier than the NW-1.