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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: 9 Write a review.

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Satisfied! April 28, 2018
Reviewer: Jose-Luis Segura from Vallejo, CA United States  
I’m really happy with my purchase. Great balance and finish. Super solid craftsmanship. I wish I knew it was as light as it was before hand. But then , I’d never heard of isu wood before. Live and learn.  Otherwise I’m satisfied. I hope to purchase again in the future.

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Standard Isu Bokken Long January 29, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Ireland  
Bought two. Found one felt significantly heavier than other. I presume they are hand as the lines are not perfect. Suitable for training but feel a bit oily.

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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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