Within martial arts, the sword has cemented its place as an iconic tool in demonstrations and weapons training. With the design focused on simplicity, the art of the sword is one that brings grace and beauty to any demonstration.
The katana has traditionally been associated with the samurai of Japan and is the longest of the samurai swords. This Katana is suitable for Iaito or XMA demonstration purposes with a blunt aluminium blade. The katana is full length with a wire brush hamon with the handle being crafted from original Hishigami and faux rayskin. It features a wooden enamel saya and steel tuba and is packaged in a cotton sock with a display protective carton.
- Material (blade): aluminium
- Wire brush hamon
- Handle: original Hishigami and faux rayskin
- Wooden enamel saya
- Steel tsuba
- Blade length: 70cm
- Total length: 100cm
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Important information regarding martial arts weapons.
- SMAI martial arts weapons are recommended for display purposes only, any other use of these products is done so at your own risk.
SMAI is not responsible for improper or illegal use or modification of its weapons.
- Some weapons may be illegal in the user’s area; the user must research and follow state and local laws. Each Country / State can have different regulations.
You must check the laws and regulations in their state or territory to check the legality of items ordered and it is Your responsibility to do so. SMAI is not liable for any items seized by customs. Customers located outside of Australia will need to check with customs in Your country as to the legality of the items and if permits are required for customs clearance.
Any information provided here is not legal advice, and you should make your own enquiries with your local authorities
Do I need a licence or permit for a Sword?
According to NSW Police, In general, swords such as a sabre, cutlass, samurai sword, katana, etc fall outside the scope of the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 and you do not need a licence or permit to own one and there are no specific safe storage requirements.
However, you must check your local authority's rules before purchasing. This statement provides no guarantee now, or at any time in the future as to the legality of purchasing this item. Possession rules may change at any time, and SMAI makes no claim to your rights to own or purchase the item.
Please note: Possession can differ from state to state within Australia. Please ensure there are no restrictions on possession within your state prior to purchase.