Iaito: Shinpachi (Ikkan Maki)
An Iaito is a Japanese modern blade that is not sharpened, used to practice Iaido. Our Iaito is made with high quality zinc alloy, which is must stronger than aluminum alloy, which most common Iaito are made from. Despite the katana being in Japanese history for many years, the Iaito is fairly recent, being constructed after World War II to permit normal citizens who are not allowed to permit real swords, a way to practice their own budo. These Iaito are made in Seki, Japan, the capital of swordsmiths in Japan. To protect the student, and those using Iaito’s they are kept unsharpened.
|Weight||1100 g (without saya 860g)|
|Overall Length||106 cm|
|Blade Length||74 cm|
|Blade Material||Zinc Alloy|