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Gladius, Impact Grade Hickory
Gladius, Impact Grade Hickory
Hickory Gladius


 
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Finally, our wooden Gladius is back! This is the strong Hickory sparring version, not to be confused with the beautiful Awards Rudis.

There is ample evidence throughout history of fighers using a wooden sword for training. This prevented damage to more expensive steel or bronze swords. In Roman times there are descriptions of the soldiers training against each other or against pells.

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  • Made of 3/4" Impact Grade American Hickory Hardwood.
  • Good for renactors and martial arts training.

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4 of 5 Awesome Gladius July 28, 2020
Reviewer: Joshua Scheele from Watertown, WI United States  
I bought two gladiuses for my friend and I to spar with. The blades and handles are very solid pieces. However, my hilt broke after a few direct hits but my friend's hilt is still holding up very well. These gladiuses are still great practice swords, perhaps the best that I have had so far and plan to be back for more in the future.

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5 of 5 Great Gladius!! July 23, 2020
Reviewer: Joseph Travers from New York, NY United States  
Excellent workmanship!  Exactly what I needed.

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5 of 5 Very Happy May 25, 2020
Reviewer: Joseph Lombardo from Rockingham, VA United States  
The item is strong very well built and it will handle the sparring training we have in mind for them.

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5 of 5 Excellent Quality! April 21, 2020
Reviewer: Joshua Kiernan from Keansburg, NJ United States  
Me and my friends have been getting into sparring for fun and this really holds up to the medium to a bit higher impact sparring we participate in. however it did come in with a couple dings on the guard, im not sure if it was the post services fault or not so i chose not to deduct any stars.

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4 of 5 Great quality but the hand guard scratches my hand August 28, 2019
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Meridian, ID United States  
When I'm gripping the sword the hand guard scratches my hand. I'm planning on sanding down the sharp edges. Hopefully that resolves the issue.

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