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5 Parts of a Katana Sword

Learn about the five parts of a sword from Sensei Oliver Martin in this katana sword fighting video from Howcast.

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So here are some of the names of the different parts of the Katana: the scabbard is called the saya, here this piece of rope is called the sageo, this is the tsuba, the guard and the handle here is the tsuka and this is the menuki, the end or the blunt tip of handle. And that’s just a few names of the different pieces of the katana.

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