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Cold Steel 92BK Bokken Polypropylene Training Sword 30" Blade

Part Number: CS92BK
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives

Discontinued

This product is no longer available
Description
CS92BK: 92BK Bokken
Cold Steel
 
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, you'll 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; 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.

The Bokken and is 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.
Specifications
  • Item Number: 92BK
  • Name: Bokken
  • Blade Length: 30"
  • Overall Length: 41-1/2"
  • Material: Polypropylene
  • Weight: 19.9 oz.
  • Handle: 11-1/2" Long
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 705442005919

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