Carbon Graphite Koto Style Shinai
Simply, long life is the main characteristic of the Carbon Graphite Shinai. 30 times more durable than bamboo and authorized by The All Japan Kendo Federation, you can use this Shinai for the daily practice or in Shiai. Aoi Budogu's carbon graphite Shinai are now available in various sizes ranging from 39 through sizes 37. These graphite jewels are exactly what Kendo practitioners of the present require. Recommended for those that are just starting out with Kendo to the intermediate level Kendokas.
|STYLE||Regular Style Shinai|
"REGULAR" Style Shinai
The regular shinai is the most frequently used form of shinai in the world. This type of shinai is usually mass produced, resulting in a greater variation in balance from one shinai to another. As a result, the price is relatively low for these shinais. Everyone from children, beginners to the intermediate players use this in practice.
Majority of shinai's out there are made of Keichiku bamboo. Keichiku bamboo is roughly 7-8cm in diameter and are harvested all year round in Taiwan. The high density fibers is said to contribute to the long life of the shinai. However, during import, or the storage they go through some dry conditions which may remove some of the natural oil and or moisture from the shinai resulting it easy to develop slivers on the shinai upon use. All our shinai has given special oil treatment in factory before shipment that can extend the life of shinai and increase the durability and resistance from being destroy by dehydration.
AOI QUALITY Over 40 years of martial arts experience as well as listening to 10 years of customer's requests and input in order to provide the best in what the industry has to offer. The Aoi tag guarantees that the item has been developed for safety and comfort from the early stages of finding cutting edge materials, and crafting it with the highest of standards.
Unfortunately, carbon graphite Shinais are NOT refundable. Regardless of how the carbon graphite Shinai's are used or handled, Aoi Budogu will NOT be able to replace or exchange any carbon graphite Shinais.
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