Sohei Naginata

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei
Sohei Naginata Sohei Naginata

Sohei Naginata


By: Paul Chen - Hanwei
(USD) $791.99

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Product Code: 905

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The Naginata, famed weapon of the Sohei, or warrior monks, of medieval Japan was fearsome in the hands of a skilled combatant and is today of great importance in the martial arts field. Hanwei's Naginata, while retaining its traditional qualities, has been revised to better meet the needs of the martial arts practitioner. Hand forged 1065 high-carbon steel and edge tempered, using a traditional claying method, the naginata blade is at least the equal of the originals. Mounted on a long tang to better absorb the shock of a blow, the blade has a strong distal taper for balance and quickness. The delicately engraved tsuba features a silver butterfly motif. The one-piece staff (ebu) is very strong, featuring a traditional tear-drop cross-section for easy recognition of blade orientation and a black non-slip finish for better control of the weapon. The naginata is supplied with a wooden saya, a protective cloth bag and a boxed maintenance kit.


Specifications

Reliks Product ID 905
Manufacturer SKU SH1020
Blade Length 20 1/4"
Blade Thickness at Guard .305"
Class Functional
Edge Type Sharpened
Full Length 76 3/4"
Handle Length 55 1/2"
Weight 4 lb 10 oz