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How to Train with a Katana

Posted by Sword N Armory on Oct 30th 2020

How to Train with a Katana
Any serious sword enthusiast will tell you that the katana is a truly one-of-a-kind weapon, not only in its appearance, but in the manner in which it is used as well. While some swords are intuitive when it comes to how one must train with them, the style associated with katana is completely unique, and therefore requires specialized training.#1: Choose Your Katana WiselyOf course, you can’t train with a katana without the katana itself. The katana has been around since the 12th century
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What are the Key Differences Between Samurai and Katana Swords?

Posted by Sword N Armory on Oct 24th 2020

What are the Key Differences Between Samurai and Katana Swords?
A good number of sword enthusiasts will tell you that no culture produced finer swords than the Japanese, whose weapons were both some of the most effective swords ever produced, and some of the most visually stunning pieces to ever grace the world. Much of the history of Japanese swords revolves around the lore of the samurai, which is every bit as fascinating as the weapons that we still get to enjoy to this day.As you’ll see, each of these gorgeous weapons is deserving of a spot in yo
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7 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Machete

Posted by Sword N Armory on Oct 18th 2020

7 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Machete
Many of us who once collected smaller knives have found that sooner or later, it’s time to graduate to a machete. A machete is one of the most functional blades that there is, being capable of fulfilling a stunning array of uses, especially in the outdoors. Any serious outdoorsman will tell you that a machete is an essential purchase which makes life much easier, as the right machete can do all of the heavy lifting for you so that you don’t have to put nearly as much effort into using a
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Sword Displaying: Wall or Stand

Posted by Sword N Armory on Oct 12th 2020

Sword Displaying: Wall or Stand
A lot of sword collectors spend enormous lengths of time maintaining their prized weapons, making sure that they’re oiled and stored at the right temperature and humidity level to last for a long time. There’s a growing number of collectors who are coming up with various ways to display these prized possessions, and more and more are becoming creative with the ways in which they show off their swords to those who enter their home.So, we’ll be weighing the pros and cons of each option, wh
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Synthetic Longsword School 6-Pack - White Blade by Red Dragon Armoury

Posted by Sword N Armory on Oct 6th 2020

Synthetic Longsword School 6-Pack - White Blade by Red Dragon Armoury
Synthetic Longsword School 6-Pack - White Blade by Red Dragon ArmouryThe blades are designed to flex in the last one-third of their length towards the tip, allowing for much safer thrusting than with conventional wooden wasters or shinai. The blade/tang joint is reinforced by a high tensile steel rod running along the full length of the handle, so removing the handle flex typically associated with plastic training swords. These synthetic-bladed swords also provide an excellent option for th
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