Includes Wooden Saya, Cloth bag and Maintenance kit!
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. The Hanwei naginata, while retaining its traditional qualities, has been revised to better meet the needs of the modern martial arts practitioner. Hand forged 1065 high-carbon steel and edge tempered, using traditional claying methods, 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 traditional 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.
This naginata is supplied with a wooden saya, a protective cloth bag and a boxed maintenance kit.
Overall Length: 3876-3/4"
Weight: 4lbs 10oz"
You must be at least 18 to order this battle ready Naginata