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Practice & Theatrical Weapons

From the times of the Roman Gladiators, wooden swords have been used as a training tool. They allowed a warrior to practice full combat safely while preserving his precious steel for the real battle to come.

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Medieval Practice Weapon - Two Handed Wooden Sword

#600598
This strong two-handed training waster is hand-crafted of solid, fully seasoned hardwood, designed after edge-weapon designs from the 12th to 15th centuries. Contrasting wood guard and pommel. Overall length 48-1/4 inches.
$49.95

Medieval Practice Weapon - One Handed Wooden Sword

#600600
This strong one-handed training waster is handcrafted of solid, fully seasoned hardwood, representing edge-weapon designs from the 12th to 15th centuries. Contrasting wood guard and pommel. Overall length 38-1/4 inches.
$34.95

Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Synthetic Training Buckler

Got this specifically for HEMA to practice thrust with with a longsword on a moving target.
Reviewed by: Sammy, June 26, 2021

Review of: Practical Plus XL Light Katana

I have collected a lotta swords (and stuff). but I did NOT have a real katana. For a collector, that's like collecting guns and not having an M1911 - it's almost morally wrong. So, when I happened to come into some extra cash AND MR offered their awesome Black Friday deal, I decided it was time! I wanted one I KNEW was meant to use, so I went for the "practical" line. There were four, and after comparing I went for the most expensive one... I wanted it to LOOK good too, and I also wanted the longer type with a typical handle length. I am sure fully pleased!! Just even looking at it, it was plain this was no-foolin' good steel, not some chromed crap...., and a big hunka hunka steel it is. Thick, hefty and sharp (in case you were wondering, as I was), but not out of balance. No loose fittings anywhere. Simple, but beautiful to the eye. It is exactly what I was looking for!
Reviewed by: Gordon, December 03, 2020

Review of: Tourney Hand and a Half Sword

Great sword! Absolutely love the look and feel. I haven't used it in training yet but I have no doubt that this sword can take a beating. My only issue is that the tip end of the blade does not have much flex. Maybe not the best sword for hard sparing. All and all this sword seems to be a great training partner against a Pell.
Reviewed by: John, December 01, 2020

Review of: Gladius Synthetic Training Sword

Probably unbreakable, water proof, and good weight to it, should last forever.
Reviewed by: Alan P, January 26, 2019

Review of: Synthetic Training Buckler

excellent for practice
Reviewed by: William, January 22, 2019

Review of: Gladius Synthetic Training Sword

These practice swords are high quality. The material and mold are perfect and I would buy more in the future.
Reviewed by: John, January 15, 2016

Review of: Gladius Synthetic Training Sword

For my purposes, this is an excellent buy!
Reviewed by: Rory, November 24, 2015

Review of: Synthetic Training Buckler

This shield is thick enough to withstand a beating and heavy enough to feel right in your hand.  For the price, it is a good deal.
Reviewed by: , March 30, 2015

Review of: Gladius Synthetic Training Sword

A few months ago I purchased the wooden version, which was very much like the "wooden rudus" that was given to retiring gladiators. I chose this since I thought it would be a better gladius to practice with, and I was right.
Reviewed by: Serge, December 19, 2014