The bane of many instructors lives is seeing the various scrappy belts hanging like dead snakes around beginner’s waists. A wrongly tied obi (belt) is not only untidy to look at but can be dangerous.

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NB: This guide is in italian, but has excellent photos and also shows how to tie the wider style belt used in Iaido.

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