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Standard Red Oak Naginata Shiai Type

Standard Red Oak Naginata Shiai Type

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  • Compliant with AJNF Regulations on Shiai Naginata
  • Length: ▒220cm
  • Weight: 650g+
  • Varnished finish on the shaft

This product is proudly made in Japan
NOTE: due to their length, Naginata can ship only with express courier (UPS, DHL...),
regardless of the shipping method chosen for the rest of your order.
Cannot ship with EMS.

We've been facing the significant shipping delay of Bokken and Bo/Jo items we've never experienced before due to the delivery delay from the workshop, which was caused by business closure of one of the biggest workshops in September last year we had relied on. The existing workshop taking over all the orders also have been experiencing the heaviest demands ever that honestly, I regret to tell you that they cannot ship the orders as scheduled at this moment.
I would be grateful if you would understand we need around 13 weeks to ship out the Bokken and Bo/Jo items.
Again, I'm terribly sorry for all the trouble caused and I really appreciate your kind forgiveness regarding this issue.

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Our Price: $78.72

Availability: Usually Ships in 13 weeks
Product Code: 013-BXI2RE

Red oak Naginata for kihon (basic drills), engi (paired forms), sparring and shiai (matches). Ha-bu bamboo blade is attached to the E-bu (shaft) with white vinyl tape. Leather caps are fitted as Kissaki (front tip) and Ishizuki (butt).
This our regular size. Compliant with All Japan Naginata Regulations for Shiai (combat) and Engi (technical), the total length is about 219/220cm with 50cm blade length. It is well balanced for all practitioners.
Please note that due to the nature of wood material, there might be variations in weight for the same dimensions, but as per Regulations our Naginata weight more than 650g.

Made in Miyakonojo, Kyushu, the heart of Japanese wooden weapon craftsmanship. Only genuine Japanese wood essences are used.

What is Japanese Red Oak?
The Red Oak Wood used for Japanese Bokken, also called 'Akagashi', greatly differs from the Red Oak Wood referred to when speaking about North American Bokken.
While the North American Oak and Japanese Oak are related, the Japanese 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.
Akagashi on the other hand has a structure that is uniformly hard, has excellent dent resistance and has better impact strength than American Oaks.
Nowadays Akagashi is a quite rare and expensive even in Japan, and is mostly used for making high quality Bokken.

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

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4 of 5 May 17, 2019
Reviewer: Jakob Ryngen from Nacka, Stockholm Sweden  

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5 of 5 Great Item, Fast Delivery February 25, 2019
Reviewer: Donn N from Manila Philippines  
Received wooden Naginata in just 11 days (processing + delivery). Thanks Tozando

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