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Introducing the FlexCore™ Staff: The Future of Martial Arts Training

Experience the Perfect Balance of Strength and Flexibility with the Revolutionary FlexCore™ Staff In the realm of martial arts, the quest for the ultimate training weapon has always been a journey without an end. Until now. We are thrilled to introduce the FlexCore™ Staff – a groundbreaking innovation that combines ...

Essential Care and Maintenance Tips for Your Bokken and Jo Staff

Maitaining your wooden training weapons is important and easy to do. Just like the intricate movements and strikes you’ve been taught, your bokken and jo staff require mindful attention and upkeep. So, let’s dive in and explore how best to care for these wooden weapons, ensuring they last for years ...

Tapering Bokken Blades

When it comes to martial arts, every detail of your training equipment matters. That’s why we offer the option of tapering the blades of our bokken. It’s a customization that can significantly impact your practice, and we’re here to explain it for you. The Tapering Advantage Tapering a bokken blade ...

The Benefits of Laminating a Jo or Bo Staff

Laminating a jo or bokken staff, traditional Japanese martial arts weapons, with layers of wood glued together is a popular method for strengthening the staff and preventing warping over time. This process, known as laminated construction, is becoming increasingly popular among martial arts practitioners due to the numerous benefits it ...

The Benefits of Practicing Bokken Training

Bokken training, also known as bokuto or bokken training, is a form of martial arts that involves the use of wooden swords called bokken. Bokken training is an excellent way to improve physical fitness, coordination, balance, and mental focus. In this article, we will explore the many benefits of practicing ...

Shobukan Dojo, Denver

Here is one of our Naginata in action. This was a 84″ White Oak Naginata.  

Research of Martial Arts by Jonathan Bluestein

I highly recommend the book Research of Martial Arts by Shifu Jonathan Bluestein. Research of Martial Arts is a book about the true essence of martial arts. It includes neither instruction on deadly killing techniques, nor mystical tales of so called super-human masters. Rather, it is a vast compilation of ...

2016 Martial Arts Super Show

We will be a vendor at the upcoming Martial Arts Super Show in Las Vegas July 5-7th! If you are attending the show, it will be a great chance for you to handle some of our handmade bokken and jo staffs! We hope to see you there! For more information ...

Brazilian Teak vs. Traditional Teak

How Does Brazilian Teak Compare to “Traditional” Teak? Here is a comparison when used as outdoor decking lumber:     BRAZILIAN TEAK TRADITIONAL TEAK   Smooth and vivid golden brown to reddish brown color with a very distinguished grain pattern.   APPEARANCE Uniform tan to brown without markings. Grain is usually straight ...

How to Refinish your Bokken

By: Dan Blizniak The bokken we produce at Blizniak’s Bokken are created from high quality exotic and domestic hardwoods. It is in your best interest to take good care of the wood properly. You have the ability to refinish your bokken on your own. Refinishing the wood will extend the ...

PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU ORDER

Here are a few things to consider before you order: Quality Takes Time: Woodworking is a meticulous craft, and we believe in taking the necessary time to ensure exceptional craftsmanship. Rushing through the process can compromise safety and result in lower quality products. Considering the cost of exotic woods, we ...

Save The Rainforest

Forests around the world are under increasing pressure to satisfy the needs of people. Forests are home to many plant and animal species, including humans. They perform the important function of converting carbon dioxide to oxygen. Trees are also the source of the most abundant, environmentally – friendly and a ...

Wood Dust Safety

by Eric Meier Source:  http://www.wood-database.com I remember several years ago, while working on a project, I needed to cut a 4×4 using a 8″ miter saw. (This required me to cut the 4×4 halfway through and then flip it over and finish the cut.) Unfortunately, because of the small diameter ...

How to Tell Genuine Lignum Vitae from Argentine Lignum Vitae

by Eric Meier Original source: http://www.wood-database.com In the world of wood, Lignum Vitae is the stuff of legends. Among commercially available hardwoods, it is widely regarded as the heaviest and hardest wood in the world. It’s unique olive green color, delicate feathered grain pattern, and other-worldly rot resistance only serves to add ...

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