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Are all the swords blunt?
Last Updated: 2018-08-31
There is two varieties of swords :
1) Shinken
2) Iaito

Shinken are authentic Japanese Katana and are sharp.

Iaito are made for practice in the martial art of Iaido,  as per Japanese law on the sale of swords these are mandated to be blunt and cannot be sharpened.
Tags: iaito, shinken

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