By: Cold Steel
Our new improved Japanese Training Swords are closely modeled after our world-famous Warrior series swords. Featuring an intricately detailed imitation cord wrap grip - molded in high impact polypropylene - they offer superior grip and comfort as well as more realistic training potential for the modern Martial Artist. Hundreds of years ago, the Japanese discovered a simple truth; that to become a good swordsman you'll have to practice, a great deal. To become a great swordsman youll have to practice with a "live blade". And during the period between "good" and "great", you should spend your time building your skills and confidence enough to wield a razor sharp Katana safely and effectively.To accomplish this, the Japanese relied on a simple wooden sword called a "bokken" for much of their training. It was made from the super tough wood of the Japanese White Oak, a wood they called Kashi. The swords produced from this wood had the advantage of replicating the size, weight and feel of a steel sword, while minimizing the possibility of causing grievous or permanent injury to those who used it. Authentic Kashi wood Bokkens are still used today, but are becoming quite costly. They also have the disadvantages, being made of wood, that they may rot, crack split or splinter. Cold Steel's solution to these dilemmas was to design a synthetic substitute, low in price and impervious to the elements. Our Bokken and our new Wakazashi Bokken are made of the heaviest grade polypropylene available and closely duplicate a real Katana and Wakazashi in length, size, weight and feel. While they're not quite as rigid as wood, they have the advantages of being virtually unbreakable and remarkably stiff and cut resistant.
Product Code: 6066
Stock: IN STOCK
Receive 490 Reliks Rewards!
Toll Free Order Line
All ratings & reviews are from verified customers read more
5/5 average from 20 reviews
Reviewed by owners of this product
"Excellent alternative to a wooden bokken, very light and comfortable due to the textured grip which simulates a katana's Itomaki. " - Michel (5/5)
"Modeled very closely after the real thing, it feels pretty close to the real thing as well. Very well textured and grippy, despite it all being cast from polypropelene. A slide-on black rubber tsuba completes the feel of authenticity." - Chris (5/5)
"An excellent practice sword, no fear of cutting someone and well balanced. " - Francis (5/5)
Crafted in wood with the blade extending straight into the pommel these Roman st... more
This 3 foot practice sword is commonly used for learning martial arts forms such... more
The Practical Tai-Chi swords from Hanwei have been developed in response to many... more
This site is based in London,Ontario Canada
© 2000-2022 RELIKS Inc.