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  • Iaito

    Although at first glance it looks like a katana, the Iaito is a long sword that is used for the practice of Iaido, Japanese martial art consisting of unsheathing and sheathing the Iaito. The main feature of the Iaito is that its blade is not sharp, or even designed to be sharpened, so we can avoid unnecessary accidents in practice. There are various sizes to choose according to the size of the person who will use it. Formerly practiced by the samurai, learning and mental dexterity was essential to gain maximum speed in their fights and thus not allow their opponents to unsheath. Nowadays it is common practice to start in managing Japanese swords. The main features of Iaito unlike katanas are as follows ... - The Iaito blade alloys are more durable and lighter (aluminum and zinc) - No rust - No maintenance required - They are resistant (when properly used) - They are not sharp and shouldn´t be sharpened - The sheets are not forged by hand - They are usually cheaper than professional or cutting katanas

  • Bokken

    The bokken is a wooden sword used in various martial arts from Japan, mainly in: classical Japanese swordsmanship or kenjutsu, modern traditional fencing or kendo, the art of unsheathing and cutting with the sword or Iaido, and the art of Jodo stick or fencing.

  • Katanas
    The first katanas which has made news were a gift from China to Queen Himeko during the Wei Dynasty in the year 240 BC began to forge steel swords in Japan in the fifth century At that time, the fights are usually conducted on foot, and the swords were straight and single edged. Chokuto calls. Subsequently developed a proprietary method to harden the steel. In the Heian period (794-1184) developed new techniques of forging swords giving a very hard exterior and a softer interior. In the Kamakura Era (1184-1333), Minamoto no Yorimoto moved the capital from Kyoto to Kamakura. At that time it was when you see one of the great masters of the forge. The famous Masamune. The Katana (the classic weapon of the samurai) emerged in the Muromachi period (1333-1568). In the era Nanpokucho (1334-1393) the samurai start a rebellion against the shogunate with the help of the emperor. It develops a sword of between 1.20 and 1.50 meters for use both hands called odachi
  • Nagamaki

    The nagamaki is a Japanese weapon that was popular between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries. Also known as nagamaki-naoshi. The nagamaki was developed by mid Muromachi period. Today is a rare collector's item, and a few teach martial arts technique.

  • Naginata

    The Naginata is a polearm used by the samurai of feudal Japan, consisting of a curved blade at the end of a long pole. It resembles a halberd or a European archa. It was very important in the fields of battle, where it was carried by the infantry to defend against cavalry.

  • Nodachi

    The nodachi is a great two-handed Japanese sword. Features: the blade was more difficult to forge compared to a normal-sized sword; the nodachi required greater strength to properly wield; its cutting capability and range exceeded that of a katana, due to its weight and size.

  • Sai

    The Sai is a very old weapon, and its origin uncertain, since there are very similar weapons in several countries from South to Southeast Asia, making it quite impossible to pinpoint the origin of the sai. The Japanese sai is an Okinawan weapon, believed to have been an agricultural tool that became a weapon, but also states that evolved from the outset as a weapon. Its basic form is that of a blunt knife but with a sharp point. The Sais are constructed in various ways, in some, the central tip is round and smooth, while others are octagonal. The tsuba is traditionally symmetrical, with both ends facing the front, but there are some variations of the Sai. The sai, originally, was able to kill or maul the enemy, as its hits to the sword, neck, throat or eyes were terrible. Sai has recognized the virtue of facilitating the improvement of posture and balance, basic for all karateka, because the movements are parallel, and its management requires skill and constant workout. On the other hand, the practice develops flexibility in both hands, wrists and forearms. The skillful use of the sai, requires a perfect coordination of advanced exercises. In the movie Elektra, 2003, based on a character in the movie Daredevil continually recreate the Sais.

  • Shirasaya
    The Shirasaya is a Japanese sword blade, consisting of a sheath or saya and a handle or tsuka, used when the blade is not going to be used for a while and needs to be stored.
  • Tachi

    Tachi was a type of Japanese sword worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The tachi style of swords preceded the development of the katana.

  • Tanto
    The Tanto is commonly known as knife or dagger, its blade is either single or double edged with a length of between 15 and 30 cm. It was designed primarily as a stabbing weapon, but the edge may also be used to reduce.

    The Tanto is generally forged in hira-zukuri style (ridge line) which means that the sides are almost flat, unlike shinogi-zukuri structure of a katana.
  • Wakizashis
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