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Finding the bokken training sword you need is easy, since the martial arts style is included in the product name. At Tozando, we carry many types of bokken practice swords, including the standard red oak (Ichii-gashi), premium red oak (hon-akagashi), and white oak(shiragashi). We keep a large stock of many styles so that we can get your order to you right away. >>>Read more
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African Ebony Deluxe Grooved Bokken with Tsuba Deluxe Loquat Bokken Long Niten Ichi Ryu Bokken Long White Oak
Deluxe Loquat Bokken Long
Our Price: $1,045.50
Niten Ichi Ryu Bokken Short White Oak Yakumaru Jigen Ryu White Oak Bokken Yakumaru Jigen Ryu Red Oak Bokken
Jikishinkage Ryu Bokken Red Oak Tatsumi Ryu Bokken Hokushin Itto Ryu Bokken Red Oak
Tatsumi Ryu Bokken
Our Price: $117.75

Hokushin Itto Ryu Bokken Red Oak
Our Price: $110.00

Aikido Bokken White Oak Red Oak Tanto White Oak Tanto
Aikido Bokken White Oak
Our Price: $75.00
Sale Price: $75.00

Standard Red Oak Bokken Tanto
Our Price: $22.75

White Oak Tanto
Our Price: $27.30

Leather Grip Suburi Bokken Red Oak Camellia Deluxe Bokken Long Camellia Deluxe Bokken Short
Deluxe Camellia Bokken Long
Our Price: $102.30

Deluxe Camellia Bokken Short
Our Price: $84.10

4.21 Shaku White Oak Jo 9 Bu Plastic Saya Deluxe Synthetic Leather Shinai Travel Case for 15 Shinai
4.21 Shaku White Oak Jo 9 Bu
Our Price: $50.00

Plastic Saya for Bokken
Our Price: $26.40

Synthetic Leather Carry Case for Bokken & Jo with Shoulder Strap Standard Isu Bokken LongIsu Bokken Long Isu Bokken Short
Standard Isu Bokken Long
Our Price: $60.00

Standard Isu Bokken Short
Our Price: $20.95

Bo Carrying Bag Laser Engraved White Oak Bokken "Dragon" Padded Vinyl Jo Carrying Bag
Bo Carrying Bag
Our Price: $35.20

Padded Vinyl Jo Carrying Bag
Our Price: $36.40

Custom Laser Engraving (for Bokken & Jo) Tetron Bokken/Jo Carrying Bag Cotton Bo Sack
Tetron Bokken/Jo Carrying Bag
Our Price: $36.40

Cotton Bo Sack
Our Price: $23.20

White Oak Aikido Package with 8-bu Jo Deluxe Shinai Travel Case for 5 Shinai. Isu Bokken Deluxe Long
Deluxe Isu Bokken Long
Our Price: $65.00

Bokken are also called bokuto in Japanese, and are wooden versions of real swords. They are often used in martial arts such as kendo, iaido, and aikido to practice swinging and kata (forms). When making a purchase the selection process can vary depending on the martial art and how the bokken will be used.
We carry a wide range of goods to fit many different schools of martial arts including: Hokushin Itto-ryu, Kurama-ryu, Yagyu Shinkage-ryu, Itto-ryu, Jigen-ryu, Katori-ryu, Yakumaru Genjitu-ryu, Keishi-ryu, Tatsumi-ryu, Kashima Shindo-ryu, Jishinkage-ryu, and Katori Shinto-ryu. We’re also happy to take custom orders for things like making the handle wider or the blade longer.
If you are a woman or beginner practicing kendo, iaido, and akido, we recommend going with the strong, but light weight standard red oak(ichii-gashi. For men we recommend the white oak(shiragashi) or premium red oak (hon-akagashi).
When practicing uchiai (simultaneous striking), red oak(ichii-gashi), white oak (shiragashi) or isu (Distylium racemosum) are best because they have a good balance between the strength of their fibers and how they stick. For swinging practice, any material will work fine, but if you are set on improving your physical strength, the comparatively heavier sunuke (Distylium racemosum) or kokutan (ebony) would be best.
Sunuke, tetsuboku (ironwood), and kokutan are beautiful and make great gifts, but because the fibers don’t stick together as well as other woods it’s they’re not recommended for uchiai.