Extra large grip class Shinai are Shinais with large grips (wider diameter of the handle), and made for those with larger hands and wants a thicker grip. Extra large grip class Shinai can come in other ranges like Jissen Gata, Koto, and Normal types.
The Shugoshin Shinai is designed to have a shorter Tsuka compared to normal Shinais.
Shinai Type: Large Haribushi and normal Kensaki.
Handle Type: Extra large size handle for those with really big hands. This Shinai is designed with a short handle.
Tsuba Size: Special Enlarge Tsuka Required
Shinai product specification guide
|General use in Japan||Junior High School||Snr High School||University/Adults|
|37 Male||38 Male||39 Male|
|Fully Assembled Weight (g)||440g+||480g+||510g+|
|Tsuka Diameter (mm)||27mm||28mm||30mm|
|37 Female||38 Female||39 Female|
|Fully Assembled Weight (g)||Not Available||Not Available||Not Available|
|Tsuka Diameter (mm)||Not Available||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.