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Aikido Bokken White Oak

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Our Price: ¥7,500.00

Product Code: 012-285

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Designed specifically for Aikido practice, this Aikido Bokken is made of solid, one-piece Japanese white oak. This Bokken is favored by Iwama Style Aikido practitioners, the Aikido Bokken features a blunt point and slight Sori (curvature). It also comes with a thicker Tsuka (handle) which aids in developing strong grip ("Tenouchi") required for executing Aikido techniques. Made thicker for hard contact practice and Tanrenuchi exercise. Made with Japanese white oak.

What is Japanese White Oak?

The White Oak Wood used for Japanese Bokken, also called 'Shirogashi', greatly differs from the White Oak Wood referred to when speaking about North American Bokken.
While the North American Oak and Japanese Oak are related, the Japanese White Oak tree is evergreen, due to this it does not have a conspicuous open grain like the American White and Red Oak.
The open grain structure, of the American Oak wood produces soft areas which are more prone to impact damage.
Shirogashi on the other hand has a structure that is uniformly hard, has excellent dent resistance and has better impact strength than American Oaks.
Compared to Akagashi the Shirogashi has denser grains which also makes it slightly heavier and more preferable as material for Bokken.
Because of the durability and weight of Shirogashi, it's widely regarded as great material for making high quality Bokken.
  • Made of high quality Japanese White Oak
  • All handmade by Japanese expert craftsmen
  • Made in Japan

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 10 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Excellent January 31, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Providence, RI United States  
Fast international delivery, excellent quality. Thank you.

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Great Bokken January 26, 2015
Reviewer: Salem Jamaluddeen from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  
I have just received this bokken. It is relatively heavier than many bokkens I have used in comparison to its size. So it is recommended for those who want to develop stronger grip. The quality is high and the engraving is really elegant. I recommend this bokken for all Aikidokas.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Awesome quality December 7, 2013
Reviewer: Narkis Morales from Auckland, Auckland New Zealand  
Pretty good quality, nice weight and well balanced!

You will fall in love with this one...

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superb! September 22, 2013
Reviewer: Marcello Prati  
I got shocked by this bokken when i received it because it feels great and looks amazing! it has a special wood that's not plain but has very articulate grain that make it special!

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Beautiful Bokken, you can feel the quality June 8, 2013
Reviewer: Aikido Derby from Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom  
I have two aikido bokken, and they are both a world apart from previous bokken I have purchased, which includes a standard white oak bokken which I bought from tozando several years ago. The aikido bokken is much more solid and has a great weight to it. I also had laser etching on this one, which looks a lot better at previous attempts to 'etch' my name onto other bokkens. Would definitely reccomend to anyone

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