Hatenkou Bessaku is a Koto Shinai, whith the same diameter all along the length of the Shinai.
Features the Tate Men Kezuri, a special technique of shaving the bamboo staves. The staves are shaved vertically, to give a thicker profile, allowing the tip be shaved thinner, whilst retaining durability. This allows for a excellent overall balance of the Shinai, whilst still keeping strength.
It is a genuine product made by craftsmen who adheres to the "SSP seal" certified by The All Japan Budogu Association, conforms to the standard regulations.
*Tsuba/Tsubadome not included.