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Standard Bokuto - Isu Daito


Buy a Japanese Tozando Isu Bokken or Bokuto to train safely so that your level can increase faster in Aikido, Iaido, Katori Shinto, Muso Shinden or Shinkendo.


This Standard Bokuto is made of selected high quality  Isu no Ki (Winter Hazel), a Japanese wood, all sourced locally by the Aramaki workshop.

The bokuto features a flat spine and kashira for a simple and practical appearnace.

It is idela for use in the nihon Kendo no Kata, Aikido Aikiken practice and sogo bujutsu styles that require an authentic stlye bokuto.

Isu No Ki (Distylium racemosum) aged about 300 years. High grade, beautiful and very rare material.

It is durable wood and amazing feel and touch, but relative more light and soft compared to oak.

Perfect for contact kata.

*Due to the concerns for the health of our wooden workshop artisans, varnish will be replaced by wax for the finishing of all of wooden weapons.


Made in Japan from locally sourced wood

Kenmine - bevelled ridge opposite the cutting side

Rounded but flat pommel

Daikissaki - elongate sword tip

Handcrafted by the expert artisans at the Aramaki workshop


Total Length

Daito: 101.5cm

Bladelength: 75.5cm

Handlelength: 26cm

Thickness: 37 x 26mm

Approximate weight*

Daito: 550-600g

*Due to the nature of the material, weight is given indicatively and can be subject to variation.

*Wooden Bokken are very strong BUT a tool for martial art practice, by hitting it very hard you can destroy it, whether it’s made of wood or steel. It you want to use it for abuse we will recommend a not traditional but extremely durable, affordable heavy duty polypropylene bokken.