The Naginata is a polearm that was originally used by the Samurai class of feudal Japan. It was the main weapon of the Onna-Musha, a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Today the wooden naginata is used by practitioners of naginata-jutsu.
The hickory blade is made with a 12" tang which is laminated and riveted into the shaft for superior strength. The shaft is constructed from two laminated hickory boards for maximum durability and to help prevent warping. With a ball pommel.
Blade length: 21"
Blade thickness: 3/4", with rounded edge.
Overall length: 76" to 83"
Avg. weight: 2.5 lb. to 2.12 lb.