Shinai – Bamboo Practice Sword
A shinai is roughly 3 to 4 feet in length usually consisting of a plastic tip (sakigawa), four shafts of split bamboo for the “blade” and a handle.
How To Build A Shinai – Part One
How To Build A Shinai – Part Two
- Cleveland Kendo Association, Equipment, http://www.clevelandkendo.com/equipment.htm, Added – 03/30/14