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This is a small list of weapons specifically designed for practice in different martial arts from around the world. As such, it differs from the List of martial arts weapons as these were designed and used primarily for practice only, while the other list contains many weapons which were battle effective.

  • Bokken (Japanese wooden swords, also known as bokuto)
  • suburitō (Japanese wooden sword, longer and heaver than a bokken)
  • Iaito (Practice weapon used in Iaido)
  • Shinai (Japanese Katana-like sword made of Bamboo strips, used in Kendo)
  • Tanren bō (Japanese blunt, wooden, suburito-like bat used in Aikido)
  • Taijijian (Demonstration version of the Jian, Chinese straight sword, for use in T'ai chi ch'uan)
  • Épée (European fencing weapon)
  • Foil (European fencing weapon)
  • Federschwert (Steel sparring sword used in European martial arts)
  • Dussack (European curved, single edged practice sword)
  • Saber (fencing) (European fencing weapon)
  • Waster (Wooden European sword simulator)
  • Foam Weapons, Boffers (Foam Weapons used in live action role playing, SCA, and the like)
  • Rubber duck (American mockup of a firearm used in training, such as Marine Corps Martial Arts Program)

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