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Product Code: 013-BKH11ISL
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This Standard Isu Bokken is made of quality Isu wood which grows in southern Japan and features a flat spine and flat butt.
This long model is recommended for Aikido and Koryu pracitioner for suburi and general paired contact kata practice.


What is Isu?

Isu wood comes from a tree that is officially called "Isu no ki".
Isu no Ki produces a exotic hardwood which can be split into Isu and Sunuke wood and can mainly be found south of Kyushu islands.
This wood is characterized by the fine grains and the warm and charming coloration, which ranges from a light creamy color to the dark chocolate color of Sunuke, gives it a feeling of exquisiteness. Isu is a hard wood, however, due to it's nature as a young wood, it's more prone to dents and damage due to impact, which is why it's not recommended for intense contact practice.
In the last few years, this material has become more and more rare, especially Sunuke which is extremely heavy and hard, and is mostly used to make high quality Bokken. Since it is both relatively hard and heavy, a lot of practitioners use Bokken made of this material for Kata practice in Japan.
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  • Made of quality Isu wood
  • All handmade by Japanese expert craftsmen
  • Made in Japan

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

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Bokken long September 10, 2017
Reviewer: Rizaldy Valencia from Leichhardt, NSW Australia  
very good quality but took so long to deliver....

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ISU Bokken Long August 8, 2017
Reviewer: Paul Adkins from Crestwood, Kentucky United States  
Excellent !! My very Favorite Long Bokken ever.  Excellent Quality & fast shipping. I will order again !!

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Superb quality as expected. March 12, 2017
Reviewer: Sebbith from Italy  
The bokken feels very smooth, solid and well balanced. It took just 3 days to get from tokyo to Italy. I was very impressed.
I ordered two at once, and I paid 27€ of taxes !

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Beautiful and Balanced March 10, 2017
Reviewer: Michelle Sauls from Highland, Michigan United States  
This is a beautiful bokken at a fantastic price. I practice aikido and wanted a bokken for practicing kata at home, but didn't want to break the bank and didn't want a "cheap" bokken that would break easily. This fit the bill. It's outstanding quality - solid, hard wood, smooth finish, perfect weight and balance... and for $40 you can't go wrong.

I'd also like to mention that this arrived at my house in America literally two days after ordering. That's faster shipping than most US companies! I'm 110% impressed with the product and service.

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Smooth and Balanced. August 24, 2016
Reviewer: R.E.G. from Italy  
The bokken feels smooth and is really well balanced.
It's a bit lighter than the other Red Oak ones (about 100 gr more or less), but it does not matter in the end.
For the price, you can't get any better bokken.

P.S.: Fastest shipping I have ever seen: took 2 days from Kyoto to get in Italy.


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