Practical Iaito, Blade length 29″

669.00 EX. VAT

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Iaito Frequent Drawing Practice : Our Practical Katanas have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the martial arts community. Now with the blade geometries and profiles of the performance series and the affordability of our Practical fittings, competition-standard swords are within the reach of the tightest budget.
This is an unedged training blade for the practice of Iaido. Forged from stainless steel the tempered blades are not only maintenance-free but more importantly provide the correct weight and balance needed for the rigors of repetitve drawing and sword motion practice. Each blade has a deeply cut groove (bo-hi) to provide audible feedback when swung properly.Frequent Drawing Practice
These unedged training blades provide for safe drawing for the beginning practitioner of the 450 year old art of Iaido. Forged from stainless steel the tempered blades are not only maintenance-free but more importantly provide the correct weight and balance needed for the rigors of repetitive drawing and sword motion practice. Each blade has a deeply cut groove (bo-hi) to provide audible feedback when swung properly.

Key Features
27″ Steel dull training blade
Built for Martial Artists

MEASUREMENTS:

Handle length: 10 1/2″
Point of Balance: 5 1/2″
Width at Guard: 1.27″
Width at Tip: .99″
Thickness at Guard: .25″
Thickness at Tip: .15″
Sori: 3/4″

Blade length: 73.66 cm
Total length: 102.87 cm
Weight: 906 gr.

The length of an iaito is normally measured in japanese shaku (1 shaku = 11,9 inch). The next table shows how long your iaito has to be according to your height.

Körpergröße Body Height Shaku Länge in cm Length in Inch
155 – 160 cm 5 ft 1 in – 5 ft 3 in 2,30 shaku 67.7 cm 26,7 inch
160 – 165 cm 5 ft 3 in – 5 ft 5 in 2,35 shaku 71,2 cm 28 inch
165 – 170 cm 5 ft 5 in – 5 ft 7 in 2,40 shaku 72,7 cm 28,6 inch
170 – 175 cm 5 ft 7 in – 5 ft 9 in 2,45 shaku 74,2 cm 29,2 inch
175 – 180 cm 5 ft 9 in – 5 ft 11 in 2,50 shaku 75,8 cm 29,8 inch
180 – 185 cm 5 ft 11 in – 6 ft 1 in 2,55 shaku 77,3 cm 30,4 inch
185 – 190 cm 6 ft 1 in – 6 ft 3 in 2,60 shaku 78,8 cm 31 inch

Please note, you must be at least 18 years old to purchase swords. We need a proof of age. For more information please refer to our section proof of age.

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