Tying your Obi (Belt)

Place the left side of your Gi over the right.
Put the middle of the belt against the navel.
Wrap the belt around the body, from front to back, crossing in the back.

Lay the right end of the belt over the left.
Bring the right end up behind both layers of the belt wrapped around the body.
Cross the left end of the belt over the right, forming a loop.

Thread the top end up through the bottom of the loop.
Pull Tight.
The finished belt.

For a short video see below:

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