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 ...
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.
Our bokken are made in KYUSHU (south of Japan) at NIDOME in a traditional way and are of irreproachable quality. Our assortment includes a wide range of different models in terms of size, weight, shape, wood used, etc., at unbeatable prices, from very cheap prices for oak bokken to higher prices for ebony bokken.
Two categories of Bokken are available: Standard Bokken for Aikido, Kendo or Iaido practice, and Bokken Koryu to practice the former Kenjutsu (Koryu) schools.
The Bokken of Nidome are very popular among Aikikai masters and many of them use them during their seminars and training.
We also offer the possibility to engrave your name, the one of your dojo, your master, etc. on your bokken. Our laser engraving service is fast and cheap.
The standard Bokken model is used for Aikido, Iaido and Kendo. All the bokken offered by SINONOME are manufactured in Miyakonojo, at NIDOME. Visit the workshop.
Koryu Bokken are intended for the practice of ancient Kenjutsu schools. We offer a wide range of Japanese bokken in terms of weights, dimensions etc.. These bokken were used during the training of kata against various weapons (bokken, kusarigama, naginata, ...) and had the advantage of not causing injuries.
Our supplier NIDOME manufactures several bokken for Soke of KORYU (successor of a kenjutsu school.)
Kashima Shin Ryu 鹿島新流 White Oak / Red OakWeight: about 850gLength: 105cm
Bokken Aikido ebony - wooden sword (SHIMA KOKUTAN) Weight : about 650gLength : 103m It is heavier than Oak Aikido bokken with a slightly curved blade.
Engraving-Wooden Weapons Burning on wooden weapons.We engrave your name and / or family name on your bokken, jo or tanto up to 5 alphabets. The workshop is a Japanese wooden laser engraver specialist. **If you need help for an engraving in Japanese, please contact us.
Tsuba for Bokken classic High density polyethylene
Koryu Bokken Nitenichi-ryu (with two swords) Seiji HIGO Model - Oak (very Light)White Oak / Red Oak Weight: 350-390g Length: 102cm Tsuka size: 2.3 x 3.2cm Made in Japan and of Japanese Oak Very light & adapted for using it with one hand.
Onoha Itto ryu bokken - Oak (Heavy) White Oak / Red Oak Weight: 700g Length: approx. 98cm Onoha Itto ryu is an ancient Japanese martial art school (Kobudo). Made of Japanese Oak and made in Japan. When you touch this Bokken, you can see its naturally smooth surface.
Bokken Kendo gata (Kendo kata) White Oak / Red Oak Bokkken weight: about 500g Length 101.5 cm For the practice of "KENDO GATA (KENDO KATA)" Manufactured according to the regulations of the Japanese Kendo Federation
Bokken Hosote - Oak (Thin and Light) Weight : 380g / 400g Length: about 102cm Tsuka Length: 26cm approx.Tsuka size: 3.5 x 2cm approx. Narrower than a standard bokken and relatively light-weight The shape of this bokken is the most similar to that of a Japanese sword (Nihonto) in our bokken range.
Bokken Aikido ebony-wooden sword (MURASAKI KOKUTAN) It is heavier than Oak Aikido bokken with a slightly curved blade.
Kashima Shin Ryu 鹿島神流 White Oak / Red OakWeight: about 850gLength: 105cm
SUBURITO - Wooden sword for training - With HI (Grooves) Red Oak Weight: 900g-970g Length:106cm "Suburito" means literally wooden sword (bokken) for Suburi (training).
SUBURITO (SUBURI BOKUTO)- wooden sword for training Red Oak Weignt: about 1050g-1150g Length: 115cm Top of sword is cut obliquely SUBURITO means literally a wooden sword for Suburi (training).