Master Koryu Series :: Yagyu Ryu Bokken
Yagyu Ryu Bokken Shape is thinner than regular Kendo Bokken and lighter. Very popular among movie actions practices due to light weight.
This Bokuto is made with the highest grade of white oak, with a thin layer of varnish finish, in order to give a long lasting shine.
Approximate Lenght: 101 cm (40 in)
Approximate weight: 560 g (1.2 lb)
Left grip diameters are approximately 1 in x 1,5 in.
Yagyū Shinkage-ryū is one of the oldest Japanese schools of swordsmanship (kenjutsu). Its primary founder was Kamiizumi Nobutsuna, who called the school Shinkage-ryū. In 1565, Nobutsuna bequeathed the school to his greatest student, Yagyū Munetoshi, who added his own name to the school. Today, the Yagyū Shinkage-ryū remains one of the most renowned schools of Japanese swordsmanship. Its name roughly means Yagyū New Shadow School.
Natural Bokken Color Gradation
Please note that the color and the wood grain of our Master Bokken series (including Kendo Bokkens, Koryu Bokkens, Jos and Bos) may not be uniform and it may vary depending on the portion of the wood used and the manufactured batch. These variations and imperfections are characteristics of the “Natural Finish”, which maximizes the beauty of the wood by minimizing the use of varnish or stain, contrary to painted Bokkens. Please see some example of potential colors and grains that you may receive below.