Synthetic Basket Hilt Sparring Sword: Black Blade

SKU: CAS-PR9031
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US$ 94.51
US$ 99.00
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Blade Length
34"
Weight
1lb 12oz
Handle Length
6 1/2"
Overall
41"
Point of Balance
6"
Barcode
615642015529
Description

This latest addition to the synthetic range has been designed and tested in conjunction with the English Martial Arts Academy. The swords are very well priced and are a must for all backsword practitioners, allowing for greater levels of intensity during sparring and in the tournament arena.

The swords excel in practicing techniques from George Silver and the Highland Broadsword fighting manuals.

The blade of the sword is the standard Rawlings Xtreme Single Hand Blade and is compatible with all Rawlings Single Hand Sword fittings.

The blades are designed to flex in the last one-third of their length towards the tip, allowing for much safer thrusting than with conventional wooden wasters or shinai. The blade/tang joint is reinforced by a high tensile steel rod running along the full length of the handle, so removing the handle flex typically associated with plastic training swords. These synthetic-bladed swords also provide an excellent option for theatrical use, being inherently safer than steel or aluminum. The variety of interchangeable parts offered by Red Dragon also provides an economical means to create many different styles of sword on a single blade. The ball shaped quillon finials and rounded pommels of the Longsword and Single-hand sword are designed for sparring safety, as are the pommel and basket of the basket-hilt sword. The grips are manufactured from a rubber-like thermoplastic elastomer, designed to absorb the impact of strikes and to provide a tight fit on the tangs.These synthetic-bladed swords also provide an excellent option for theatrical use as well.

Testimonials

The new synthetic swords have been developed by HEMA practitioners for HEMA practitioners, using our experience of the last decade of training and competition. They behave more like original steel swords than other plastic swords, and they handle more like antique swords than many of the steel replicas out there. Being plastic, they offer far greater safety than steel weapons. This increased safety, coupled with realism, should enable us to take our arts to the next level, particularly in competitive bouting.

- Matt Easton Schola Gladiatoria -UK

The new sparring range is something we have been waiting and hoping on for many years. The first mass produced, affordable and realistic western martial arts simulators available will allow the Western martial arts to be a lot more accessible, whilst allowing our current members to train to very high intensity levels whilst remaining safe.

This new range of training swords will transform what we do in the club, bringing beginners and advanced students together and allowing us much more flexibility for melee games and scenario based training, as well as full contact tournaments, they really cannot come soon enough!

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This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.

All merchandise must arrive in the same new and unused condition they were received, including all original boxes and accessories.

We are not responsible for any returned merchandise that is lost, misdirected, or damaged in transit.

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