The Parts of a Katana

 

 

The Parts of the Katana

 

 

Bujutsu provides training in the sword style know as Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Iaido (ZNKR).

 

ZNKR is a legitimate style that is internationally recognised. Classes are available on a Friday night and Sunday morning.

Learning the parts of a katana can be some what daunting, particularly as the part names need to be learned in the Japanese language.

 

This diagram will assist students to learn the part names of a katana.