When it comes to European jiu jitsu brands, you're probably most familiar with Tatami Fightwear. But you should know that Tatami isn't the only game in town... new kid Progress Jiu Jitsu is quickly making a name for itself in the jiu jitsu apparel market.
Founded in 2012, Progress is based out of Manchester, England - yup, home to one of soccer... oops... football's greats. Though a relatively young brand, Progress nevertheless impresses us with its mature sense of style and impeccable construction. The brand's aesthetic features a seamless melding of Brazilian culture and Southern California laid-back vibes, with fresh, Manchester street style. Manchester's long history as an industrial powerhouse gives it a gritty, city vibe that gives root to a cool urban flavor, with its strong lines, timeless color schemes and some cheeky humor.
But don't take our word for it... check it out for yourself!