This combat kwan dao is used in martial arts training for strength building.
This Combat Kwan Dao has a high carbon steel head and a stainless steel shaft (painted black). The upper portion is approximately 25 1/4" long and 7 1.4" wide. This Combat Kwan Dao weighs 9 lbs and the overall length is 86" the guard is made of brass. The Kwan Dao is used quite frequently in the part of contemporary Wushu derived from the Shaolin or Wudangquan form of martial arts in modern times. According to contemporary Wushu practice, its purpose is more to disarm an opponent and deflect his strikes rather than to attack. To that end, a large veil cloth is attached to the end to dissuade and confuse opponents.
Blade Length: 25 1/4"
Blade Width: 7 1/4"
Blade Material: High Carbon Steel
Shaft: Stainless Steel (painted)
Approximate Weight: 9 lbs
Overall Length: 86"
Tassel is included