Practical Elite Katana

The Paul Chen Practical Katanas have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the martial arts cutting community. Designed for multiple cuts in normal targets, these Practical Elite Katanas combine the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings. The blades are forged at Hanwei in 1566 steel and differentially hardened in the traditional manner, producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40. The removeable handle is tightly wrapped in the tradtional style with imitation leather to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of kata or tameshigiri practice.

Price incl. 21% VAT: 295

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Price of the selection: 295
info Foreseen earliest delivery on 3. November.
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Practical Elite Katana

Premium quality made by Hanwei (Paul Chen).

Key features:

  • Performance Elite Blade Geometry
  • Differentially Tempered
  • Built for Martial Artists


  • Overall length: approx. 99.06 cm
  • Blade Length: approx. 68.6 cm
  • Handle Length: approx. 28 cm
  • Weight: approx. 1105 g
  • Point of Balance: approx. 12.7 cm
  • Blade Width at Guard: approx. 3.43 cm
  • Width at Tip: approx. 2.64 cm
  • Blade Thickness at Guard: approx. 6.6 mm
  • Thickness at Tip: approx. 4.1 mm
  • Sori (curvature of the blade): approx. 1.9 cm
  • Blade Steel: 1566

Specifications may slightly vary from piece to piece.

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