SOU is traditional design and foremost a protective equipment.
・Reinforced plastic dodai with 50 pieces (Black)
【Product code: 14_06】
From YAMATO-BUDOGU TOKYO
Sou means a greenish blue color like the blue sky in spring that symbolize an earnest spirit and mystery. It is a bogu design following the traditional design and idea of bogu as first and foremost a protective equipment. In the hand of mastercraftsman like Ito-san, traditional design is given new breath of life where high level of ergonomics and easy to use can be achieved without sacrificing its protective function and capability. 100% MADE IN JAPAN.
10mm Naname-zashi with orizashi design with thick core material that gives the men its strong structure and elasticity to absorb and disperse blows effectively and protect its user from unnecessary pain. The large 10 mm stitches creates bumps that absorbs the shinai impact while its long menbuton protect its user from misblows on the shoulder and shoulder edge. Naname-zashi on the menbuton allows the flap to flows naturally to its natural curvature to give its sleek look and ease its user to lift up their hands up.
10mm orizashi kote with (synthetic deer skin / deer skin) tenouchi allows user choose good durability with easy maintainance or texture. Its asymmetrical kote design allows superb stuffing of shikage (deer fur) and polyester in the right hand fingertips from misblows that commonly happen during practice. Its kera is finely stitch to give a strong structure and absorb blows. The short distance between the base of the thumb base to kera and its thumb position allows natural shinai gripping motion.