Hanwei – Practical Elite Katana


  • Hanwei’s Practical Katana have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the martial arts cutting community.
  • Designed for multiple cuts in normal targets, the Practical Elites combine the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings.
  • The blades are forged in 1566 steel and differentially hardened in the traditional manner, producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40.
  • The removable handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of kata or tameshigiri practice.
  • Key Features:
  • Performance Elite Blade Geometry
  • Differentially Tempered
  • Built for Martial Artists
  • Specs:
    • Overall length: 39″ Blade length: 27″
    • Handle length: 11″
    • Weight: 2 lb 7 oz
    • Point of Balance: 5″
    • Width at Guard: 1.35″
    • Width at Tip: 1.04″
    • Thickness at Guard: .26″
    • Thickness at Tip: .16″
    • Sori: 3/4″
  • Being hand forged specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.
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