It is a bogu design following the traditional design and protective equipment.
【Product code: 17_01】
Kagayaki means shining like the star on the darkest night. It is a bogu design following the traditional design and idea of bogu as first and foremost as a protective equipment. In the hand of Sengendo, this traditional design is given new life by balancing it high level of ergonomics and easy to use to achieve.
DESIGN SPEC SUMMARY
・Tenouchi (Synthetic deer leather)
SHORT OVERALL REVIEW ON MEN
Kagayaki (Kote) offers great protection and better function. Its structurally strong long, and good elasticity gives the kotebuton ability to protects the user from hard hits effectively. Its asymmetrical kote design allows superb stuffing right kote fingertips, wrist and kera protects from misblows during simultaneous hits. Hence it is suited for practice, grading and competition. The overall design shows it is best for daily practice. A good Kote for beginner and experienced player. Works well as a primary or secondary set. Its strong structure, thickness and elasticity is very well suited for people who frequently practice with hard-hitters.
However, the length of kotebuton and its whole weight might not be suitable for competitive kendo player that prefer smaller target area and lighter weight for speed. Its thickness is slightly on the thinner side hence might not be suitable for female beginner kendoka.