You don’t use your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gi like you do normal clothing. So you shouldn’t be washing it like you would your average, everyday attire.
Your jiu-jitsu gi gets used and abused. Eventually, no matter how clean you try to get it, it’ll start getting that “funk” smell after the first roll.
Ew. Yeah, I know. The bad news is that you’ll never be able to completely avoid it. Unless you just don’t wear your gi, but we both know that’s not going to happen. The good news, however, is that there are ways you can delay that process, and thereby prolong the life of your jiu-jitsu gi.
Here are a few BJJ gi washing tips to help you out...