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How the japanese ōdachi was used?

How the japanese ōdachi was used?

zhang 19/10/2021 0
ōdachi, also known as nodachi, is a traditional Japanese sword invented during the feudal period of Japan. It has a curved single-edged blade-similar to the blade of a katana. However, its average length is 35.8 inches (90.9 cm), but it is much longer than the katana. Most importantly, ōdachi is a multifunctional sword with many different uses.  Wa...
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How to display the katana correctly?

How to display the katana correctly?

zhang 11/10/2021 0
 No matter how active you are in martial arts, your katana will probably spend most of your time on display-it doesn't matter. A high-quality katana serves as the focal point, sparking a conversation with anyone who sees it. However, there are a few things you should know about the display of katana. katanakakeThere are dozens of different display ...
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SHAKUDŌ-a brilliant Japanese metal

SHAKUDŌ-a brilliant Japanese metal

zhang 28/09/2021 0
You may encounter a special type of metal called shakudō. It has a light brass or bronze color and has become a popular metal used by Japanese jewelry craftsmen. However, before being used in jewelry, Shakudō was used to make high-quality traditional Japanese swords. What is Shakudō?As shown in the picture above, shakudō is a unique metal, similar ...
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The history of Japanese Tameshigiri

The history of Japanese Tameshigiri

zhang 18/09/2021 0
The history of sword making in Japan can be traced back to the ancient times of Japan. It paved the way for some of the most prolific swords in the world, including katana. Without Japanese swordsmanship, Japanese katana and other high-quality Japanese swords might not have been invented. But Japan also pioneered the art of swordsmanship, and one o...
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How the japanese sword was sharpened?

How the japanese sword was sharpened?

zhang 15/09/2021 0
The Japanese sword is arguably the most famous sword in the world. With its curved single-edged blade, it has become synonymous with high-quality swords. In feudal Japan, the katana was the weapon of choice for the samurai, and the law required the samurai to carry the sword. Of course, the sharpness of the sword largely affects the effectiveness o...
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What is Iaido?

What is Iaido?

zhang 11/09/2021 0
iaitō remains one of the most popular and widely used training swords in Japanese martial arts. It is used in almost all traditional martial arts of swordsmanship style, proving its popularity. Although iaitō has a metal blade, it is still considered a practice sword due to its blunt and blunt edges. So, how did this traditional Japanese sword prac...
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Question-Will the sword get moldy?

Question-Will the sword get moldy?

zhang 08/09/2021 0
Whether you are a collector or a martial arts lover, maintaining your sword is very important. From katana and wakizashi to tanto and tachi, all swords undergo regular maintenance to maintain the integrity of their appearance and structure. Although most damage is caused by rust, you may be surprised to find that the sword can also get moldy and mi...
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Why are some swords double-edged rather than single-edged?

Why are some swords double-edged rather than single-edged?

zhang 26/08/2021 0
Traditional Japanese swords like Katana and Wakisashi are usually forged with a single blade. Of course, the blade refers to the sharp side of the blade. When using katana, Wakisashi, and other traditional Japanese swords, only one side of the blade is sharpened like a razor, while the other side becomes dull and flat. But not all swords are forged...
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