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Kendo Shinai & Accessories

Average rating: 5/5 - 3 customer reviews

Leader in the martial art equipment industry in Japan, KuSakura can take pride to have developed a comprehensive high-end Kendo/Kenjutsu line during its century-long history.

The Shinai is the traditional weapon used in Kenjutsu and Kendo. Two main types of Shinai, different in their conception and the sensation they provide during practice are available on KuSakuraShop. First, traditional Shinai are sold through 7 models, each made of 4 bamboo slats maintained together with 2 pieces of leather bound with a cord called the "Tsuru" on both extremities. Then, KuSakura's carbon fiber Shinai involves 2 high-end models, meant to be significantly more resilient and easier to maintain than their traditional bamboo-made counterparts.

KuSakura's Shinai are all either SG (Safety Goods) standards certified or SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) certified. The latest was implemented by the Consumers Unions of Japan, guarantee the security of the practitioners during the use of the weapon but does not guarantee any official recognition of the equipment during competition in Japan. It can, however, be used in all national competitions in Europe. To be eligible to compete in Japan, a Shinai need to be SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) certified. This label indicates that the weapon thoroughly follows all the requirements set by the Japanese Kendo Federation.

Our wide range of Shinai provides practitioners of all levels with a large and varied choice to allow them to select the ideal equipment according to their needs. Naturally, all KuSakura's Shinai are high-end products either made of Bamboo from Taiwan called Keichiku Shinai or Japan called Mandake Shinai.

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  • Classic KuSakura Shinai

    $40.00 USD ~ $53.00 USD

    Standard Traditional Shinai
    Classic style
    Size 36 to 39 available
    SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) label
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Classic Nito Shinai (Short)

    $52.00 USD

    Nito Traditional Shinai
    Short Shinai - Assembled
    Standard size available
    SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) label
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Classic Jissengata Shinai

    $44.00 USD ~ $66.00 USD

    Traditional Shinai
    Jissengata style
    Size 37 to 39 available
    SG (Safety Goods) label
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    At warehouse: preparation ~2 weeks

    No reviews yet
  • Classic Dobari Shinai

    $42.00 USD ~ $66.00 USD

    Traditional Shinai
    Dobari style
    Size 37 to 39 available
    SG (Safety Goods) label
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    At warehouse: preparation ~2 weeks

    5/5 - 1 customer review
  • Deluxe Madake Shinai

    $90.00 USD ~ $106.00 USD

    Traditional Shinai
    Classic style
    Size 38 and 39 available
    SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) label
    Made in Japan
    Made from Madake bamboo.
    At warehouse: preparation ~2 weeks

    5/5 - 1 customer review
  • Deluxe Smoked Shinai 'Ryuzan'

    $48.00 USD ~ $79.00 USD

    Traditional Smoked Shinai
    Classic, Dobari & Kotogata-style available
    Size 39 only available
    SSP (Shinai Safety Promotion) label
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    Enhanced resistance compared to more classic Shinai
    At warehouse: preparation ~2 weeks

    5/5 - 1 customer review
  • Classic Suburi Shinai

    $68.00 USD ~ $109.00 USD

    Traditional Suburi Shinai
    Weight: 700 g, 950 g, 1100 g
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    Perfect for Kendo's Suburi practice.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Suburi Shinai - Furisen

    $93.00 USD

    Suburi Furisen Shinai
    Weight: 650 g
    Made from Keichiku bamboo.
    For the Kendo Suburi practice in low ceiling areas.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Tanto Shinai

    $15.00 USD

    Made in Japan
    Bamboo covered with a fabric canvas
    Length: 30 cm | Weight : 140 g
    For Tanto-Dori practice and Self-défense
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Deluxe Shinai Tsukagawa

    $15.00 USD ~ $17.00 USD

    100% tanned leather
    Made in Japan
    Comfortable & durable, perfect for heavy practice.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Shinai Deluxe Leather Tip - Sakigawa

    $5.00 USD

    100% tanned leather
    Made in Japan
    Durable and resident Shinai leather tip.
    Perfect for heavy practice
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Classic Shinai 'Kezuri' Stave Shaver

    $10.00 USD

    Maintenance tool
    Controled according to KuSakura quality standards
    Recommended for a safe practice.
    At warehouse: preparation ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Leather Tsuba & Tsubadome for Shinai

    $20.00 USD ~ $29.00 USD

    100% leather
    High-grade Tsuba for Shinai
    Made in China
    Optional black rubber ring (Tsubadome).
    NEW
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Plastic Tsuba & Tsubadome for Shinai

    $1.00 USD ~ $2.00 USD

    100% PVC
    Made in China
    Optional black rubber ring (Tsubadome).
    NEW
    In stock: ships within 2 working days

    No reviews yet
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