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Friday, April 12, 2024

Combative Weapons Q & A (Part 2)

The Japanese Art of Chanbara Promises Safe Sparring for All Martial Artists Favored Weapons Q: Which weapons do students prefer to use? All students go right for the 40-inch choken (long sword). The padded version of the Samurai Sword Q: Which weapons sell the best? The choken (long sword) as well as the 24-inch kodachi (short sword) sell the best,  since they go hand in hand with sword and weapons sparring. Q: Which weapon is best for beginners? The kodachi 24-inch sword is best for beginners. This is the most forgiving sword and can be used correctly with only a small amount of training. After the student has an understanding

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Shihan Danna Abbott
Shihan Danna Abbott
is a 7th degree black belt in Kenjutsu, starting his 14-year education in Tokyo. He has published five books and designed a US Patent. Abbott has also conducted seminars in over 30 countries and obtained his black belt at the Hombu dojo in Yokohama. He currently offers online classes on LearntheSword.com, his unique swordsmanship academy.

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