Iaito(居合刀) have no cutting edged, and it was disigned for battōjutsu/battodo(a combative quick-draw sword techniques) practice and are not suited for cutting practice or sword to sword contact. most of iaito lighter and cheaper than shinken(real sword), but please do not be confused with those fake swords such as made merely as decorations.
We make Iaitos unsharpened suitable for iaido and kendo practices. we provide 3 types iaito blade to meet your training needs, Aliuminium alloy, 1050 steel(or folded steel) and stainless steel. Standard alminium blade iaito are very light, it was suitable for women iaidoka or beginner.
1050 steel and stainless steel blades are more durable than aluminum blade iaito and heavier to feel. These swords more closely resemble shinken katana but unsharpened blade edge. Iaito Selling Online
Dotanuki(同田貫) style katana design is
characterized by thick and heavy blade, simplicity and durability. the sword was
designed to cut off its target in a single cut. it was created by the famous swordsmith
Kunikatsu became know as Masakuni
because Japan's most famous Generals "Kato Kiyomasa" made the sword
of his choice a "Dotanuki"( Dotanuki schools style was very simple,
and the reason being is the smiths would concentrate on its ability to cut, its
durability and quality level), in honor of this great smithing achievement,and gave
Kunikatsu part of his own name as an accolade. Thereafter, swords of the “Dotanuki
Masakuni” design were forever guaranteed a place in the halls ofJapan's
of dotanuki design was considered to be the apex of military dynamism and power.
Elegant simplicity, dynamism and power are this famous weapon’s characteristic
trademarks, once a favorite weapon ofJapan's feudal lords, and military
commanders because of their ability to cut. when you holding the blade it is
easy to understand why it was a preferred blade for generals and other high