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Collection: Choosing a Hand Cut (L7hc) Bokken

L7hc Aikiken Bokken - Designed for aikido practice but good for all around dojo use, this premium L7 hand cut bokken is medium in weight, length, curvature and thickness. Perfect for travel where a versatile bokken is needed. Available with optional tsuba (hand guard).

L7hc Shinto Bokken - This premium L7 hand cut bokken is medium in weight, length, curvature and thickness. A close interpretation of a katana interpreted in wood, its fully resolved sword style point makes it ideal for iai practice. Available in All Japan Kendo Federation specs for Kendo practitioners. Available with optional tsuba (hand guard).

L7hc Iwama Bokken - Heavy, forward balanced, blunt tipped, this premium hand cut version is specific to Takemusu Aiki Aikido. It's shape is stout, without ornamentation, intended for training the fundamentals of open hand techniques of Aikido rather than the development of sword skills alone. This bokken is not used with a tsuba (hand guard). 

L7hc Kenjutsu Bokken - The premium hand cut kenjutsu bokken lends itself to several customization including length and balance properties. It's often used with long tsuka (haft) and is the best choice for those seeking a custom bokken. Available with optional tsuba (hand guard).

L7hc Yagyu Bokken - Thin, light, fast. Used for evasive and precision maneuvers rather than hard contact. This hand cut version is one of the most beautiful and elegant of wooden swords. It's specific to the historic Yagyu Ryu however, it's a wonderful bokken for those in other practices seeking a light weight and responsive design. It's not used with a tsuba (hand guard)

L7hc Katori Bokken - A specialized bokken of the Katori Shinto Ryu, the L7 hand cut version captures the best of the old-school (koryu) designs with its relatively short length (38.5") and koshi-zori curvature yields a unique feeling of power and leverage. It's not used with a tsuba (hand guard).

Kashima Bokken - Straight, heavy bokken always used with tsuba (hand guard) specific to the Kashima Shin Ryu.

Suburito - Heavy basic swinging sword to develop body positioning and technique. The suburito is not used with a hand guard.

 

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  • Hand Cut Aikiken Bokken
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    $195.00
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    $195.00
  • Hand Cut Kenjutsu Bokken
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    $205.00
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    $205.00
  • Hand Cut Yagyu Bokken
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    $195.00
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    $195.00
  • Hand Cut Katori Bokken
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    $195.00
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    $195.00
  • Hand Cut Kashima Bokken
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    $200.00
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    $200.00
  • Hand Cut Suburito
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    $220.00
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    $220.00
  • Hand Cut Shinto Bokken
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    $195.00
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    $195.00
  • Hand Cut Iwama Bokken
    Regular price
    $195.00
    Sale price
    $195.00