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Wooden Weapons

Wooden Weapons

Large choice of high quality wooden weapons for Japanese martial arts: Bokken (Bokuto), Tanto, Jo, Shoto and Suburito. Made with oak, ebony, medlar, sunuke...

Our weapons are manufactured in Japan in a traditional way, by hand. Our main supplier is Nidome, whose workshop is located in Kyushu, in the southern part of Japan. He is one of the last Japanese craftsmen still active and has been manufacturing weapons for AIKIDO, KENDO, KENJUTSU and IAIDO for over 70 years.

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Wooden Weapons  There are 22 products.

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  • Bokken-Bokuto

    A bokken (boku: wood / ken: sword) is a wooden sword (called BOKUTO in Japan) used for AIKIDO, KENDO and KENJUTSU training. In general, its shape and size are similar to those of a katana but there are also models similar in shape to other types of swords. Originally, bokken were designed for samurai of feudal Japan to reduce the risk of injury during training.

  • Tanto

    Tanto is a wooden short sword, of about 30cm.  It is used for Aikido and Kenjutsu.  SINONOME offers different sorts of tanto of the NIDOME brand. Our supplier, NIDOME, is a specialist of wooden weapons (tanto, bokken, jo) since 1940 at Miyakonojo in Japan  (90% wooden weapons are made in Miyakonojo.).

    A tanto is a short wooden sword of about 30cm used in Aikido and Kenjutsu. This weapon, similar to a samurai dagger, allows to perform different types of attacks from different angles. It is mostly used to learn how to disarm a person with a knife.

    SINONOME offers different tanto from the brand Nidome. Our supplier NIDOME is a specialist in the manufacture of wooden weapons (tanto, bokken, jo) since 1940. His workshop is located in Miyakonojo, Kyushu, where 90% of the wooden weapons made in Japan come from. He is one of the last remaining Japanese artisans and, according to our team of experts, the one who offers the highest quality products, all with a perfect finish.

  • Jo

    A Jo is a wooden stick of about 128cm long used for the practice of Aikido, Jodo / Jojutsu and Kenjutsu.

    Our Jo are made in southern Japan with a traditional method by one of the last craftsmen still in activity. In white oak, red oak or sunuke. Possible to engrave one's name or an inscription of one's choice on the Jo.

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  • Shoto

    SHOTO is a short wooden sword. (Foreign people called Kodachi / Wakizashi. But Kodachi and WAKIZASHI mean "short KATANA".)

  • Engraved

    Laser engraving on wooden weapons.

    When you order a wooden weapon (bokken, jo, tanto, shoto, suburito), you can add an engraving as an option. Engravings in Japanese (Kanji, Hiragana or Katakana).

    If you need help for a translation in Japanese, please contact us.

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  • Suburito

    A suburito, also called Furibo, is a bokken for training used for the practice of kata as well as for suburi. It is a bit heavier than a standard bokuto and has a thicker blade, allowing you to improve your hitting speed and strengthen your upper body muscles while improving your flexibility. Note that prolonged practice can cause tendonitis.

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