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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 - Daito Niten Ichi Ryu Bokken - White Oak Daito
Niten Ichi Ryu Bokken - White Oak Shoto Yagyu Ryu Bokken - White Oak Itto Ryu Bokken - White Oak Shoto
Yagyu Ryu Bokken - White Oak
Our Price: $74.68

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Yakumaru Jigen Ryu Bokken - White Oak Yakumaru Jigen Ryu Bokken - Red Oak Keishi Ryu Bokken - Red Oak
Keishi Ryu Bokken Red Oak
Our Price: $60.55
Jikishinkage Ryu Bokken - Red Oak Kashima Shinto Ryu Bokken Red Oak Tatsumi Ryu Bokken - Red Oak
Tatsumi Ryu Bokken - Red Oak
Our Price: $104.95

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Aikido Bokken - Red Oak Aikido Bokken White Oak Standard Red Oak Bokken - Daito
Aikido Bokken - Red Oak
Our Price: $50.46

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Aikido Bokken White Oak
Our Price: $40.37

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Standard Red Oak Bokken - Daito
Our Price: $20.18

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Standard Red Oak Bokken - Chuto Standard Red Oak Bokken - Shoto Standard Red Oak Bokken - Tanto
Standard Red Oak Bokken - Chuto
Our Price: $16.15

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Standard Red Oak Bokken - Shoto
Our Price: $14.13

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Standard Red Oak Bokken - Tanto
Our Price: $10.09

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Standard White Oak Bokken - Daito Standard White Oak Bokken - Chuto Standard White Oak Bokken - Shoto
White Oak Tanto Leather Grip Suburi Bokken Red Oak Deluxe Camellia Bokken - Daito
White Oak Tanto
Our Price: $10.09

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Deluxe Camellia Bokken - Daito
Our Price: $90.83

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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: $33.70

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Plastic Saya for Bokken
Our Price: $27.85

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Standard Isu Bokken - Daito Standard Isu Bokken - Shoto Bo Carrying Bag
Standard Isu Bokken - Daito
Our Price: $24.22

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Standard Isu Bokken - Shoto
Our Price: $18.16

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Bo Carrying Bag
Our Price: $35.20

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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.