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Partisan Head Only, Basic Trainer Polearm
Partisan Head Only, Basic Trainer Polearm

Price: $65.00


Description Sizing
Solid plastic Partisan head. Fits on 1-1/16" Octagon Shaft and 1-1/8" round shaft.

Does not flex on thrusting. Use for controlled and supervised training only.
Historical Information HERE.

The spear is one of the oldest and most universal weapons known to mankind. Used in hunting and in war, this tool has many variations across time and cultures. In European tradition, spears were typically 6-7 feet long, though longer spears were also used -- up to 12 feet, or the more specialized pike at a length of 16-20 feet.
Many spears had an iron buttspike on the reverse end. When receiving cavalry charges, spearmen would use the spike to anchor the weapon in the ground.
Purpleheart spears use the same highest quality staves as our other staff products. We typically offer 6-8 foot shaft lengths. Our PHA Spear Tip is not only a visually accurate training tool, but also provides considerable flex and impact absorption on a thrust. This allows for greater training safety, though armor and protective gear are still required for use with this training weapon.
The round blunt makes for an excellent buttspike, suitable for use on most indoor training surfaces.

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1 of 5 Plastic Partisan Head June 8, 2020
Reviewer: Timothy Walsh from Marlborough, MA United States  
I can't say that I'm a fan of the new design.

There is no flexibility permitted in the size of the shaft. With a rubber spear head, there's enough give in the material that slight size variations can be more easily worked with.

I appreciate that the thinner profile means that it's easier to determine good edge alignment. It's also more aesthetically pleasing when compared to the larger heavy rubber or molded plastic head.

The lack of flexibility is the big problem for me. If I'm working techniques with a partner, I want give in the spearhead; even the small rubber PHA Spear Tip has sufficient give for safety. The lack of this makes me feel very uncomfortable working with another person, as well as not being permitted in my organization.

In the interest of staying above board, I'm happy to return the sample partisan head that was supplied to me for review.

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