Jissen Gata [HK-05] Ashura (Keichiku)
Jissen Gata [HK-05] Ashura (Keichiku)
Jissen Gata [HK-05] Ashura (Keichiku)
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Jissen Gata [HK-05] Ashura (Keichiku)

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For Australia customers only: Shinais coming into Australia are now being classified as "Oversized" items by the Australian Customs. Recommended contacting us first and consult with a representative before placing an individual/group order.

Jissen Gata class Shinai is known for a thick Haribushi (body of the shinai) and Normal Kensaki (tip). This shifts the center of balance of the Shinai towards the Tsuka (Handle), and give the Shinai a sense of weightlessness as the Shinai sits comfortably in your grip.

The Ashura is made for those who prefers a shorter length grip.  This type of Shinai is preferred by Kendoka whose style of Kendo is light and fast. Only a size 37 Tsuka can be fitted on the Ashura Shinai.

Bamboo: Keichiku

Shinai Type: Large Haribushi and Normal Kensaki tip

Handle Type: Normal

Tsuba Size: L (Male)

Shinai product specification guide

General use in Japan Snr High School University/Adults
38 Male 39 Male
Fully Assembled Weight (g) 480g+ 510g+
Tsuka Diameter (mm) 25mm 26mm
38 Female 39 Female
Fully Assembled Weight (g) Not Available
Not Available
Tsuka Diameter (mm) Not Available Not Available
  • General use in Japan explains in general which categories the Shinais are used in Japan. For International Kendo customers, check with your Renmei in case recommendations are different.
  • Full Assembled Weight does not include Tsuba and Tsubadome, and the weight range is a guide where the fully assembled Shinai's weight will fall into for this model of the Shinai.
  • Tsuka Diameter is taken at the end of the Tsuka of the Bamboo Shinai, and is a specification estimation.
  • Basic assembly of Shinai does not include Tsuka or Tsuka Dome. Tsuka and Tsuka Dome will need to be purchase separately unless specified.