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Jian Synthetic Trainer w/up Guard
Jian Synthetic Trainer w/up Guard

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Jian Synthetic Jian

The Purpleheart Type III Jian was designed to give martial artists an alternative training tool. The guard design lets you train closer to speed and intensity as in real battle.

  • The blade flexes quickly and retains enough stiffness to permit dynamic and vigorous fencing actions with a minimum of unrealistic blade whipping.
  • The durable synthetic material allows a blade thickness half that of most wooden wasters. This allows for a closer approximation of winding with steel weapons. At the same time, the blade thickness helps distribute impact force compared to steel blade edges, making for a slightly safer training alternative.
  • These training tools can stand up to years of daily, high impact training. They do not develop splinters like wood, or sawtooth notches like steel.
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I tried them out while visiting my friend.... They are the best sparring Jian I’ve found. Better than wood, padded boffers, the polymer Jian out of Taiwan or the ‘realistic sparring swords’ out of Hong Kong.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Another Great Item Purchased February 10, 2023
Reviewer: Julian Benton from Santa Rosa, CA United States  
This is my third purchase from here and I am very impressed with the quality of each item. I will be buying more in the future.

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4 of 5 Awesome!! September 24, 2021
Reviewer: Rehan Malick from Lahore, Pakistan  
The support is top notch! Despite the time difference, responses were super-fast, & most importantly, Christian was super helpful. I would give service 6 outta 5 stars. I believe service support is equally important as the product.
The trainer itself, is sturdy & sparring-ready. I liked the weight, & compared to traditional Jians, then the weight is within the range, though on the lower side. That's to be expected due to the material. The "blade" is full tang & goes all the way to the pommel, which is great.
Possible areas to improve a) the handle can be made in the traditional curved way b) the edges on the guards are a bit straight, though not sharp, they can be rounded off more. I noticed this as I was swinging it bare-handed, & in gloves you shouldn't notice it. It's a minor thing honestly; you are not supposed to hold the sword close to the guard, but at times, during sparring, your hand can slip & for those rare occasions, it can be a bit of a nuisance & takes getting used to

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5 of 5 A solid practice piece March 20, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Springdale, AR  
Got this for Tai Chi sword practice, works wonderfully and feels great in the hand.

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5 of 5 You can't get a better training sword July 24, 2019
Reviewer: Jamie Rafeal from Northwood, NH United States  
Balance a few inches past the guard, good grip, solidly put together, new grey blade looks much better...If you plan to spar with a single handed blade you can't go wrong with this.

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