Jitte Weapon

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  • Overview
  • Jitte Weapon is a weapon developed in Japan but originating from all over Asia, used by the Samurai Police for defending from attacks against swords

Product details

  • Mostly regarded as a Samurai Police weapon
  • Originally developed in India and Indonesia
  • Made from metal, chrome plated and 15.5 inches long
  • Nylon cord wrapping on handle for excellent grip
  • For striking, locking, trapping and blocking


Watch our video on the Jitte Weapon


Jitte Weapon Description

The Jitte weapon originate from Sai from Okinawa, which in turn originate from all over Asia. From India and Indonesian mainly and are thought to have come to Okinawa and eventually over to Japan. The Jitte Weapon use used by Police and Law enforcement, a common weapon of the Samurai Police. Jitte weapon were just that, they were an excellence way of defending yourself from sword attacks as you can parry, block , disarm and lock an attacker. In short it is used very much like the batons of modern day Police forces. 


However, the time that Jitte got the most popular, swords were outlawed so they were more used for manipulated people using the hook to hook into clothes, noses and mouths. As well the end used as a truncheon for striking and hitting. Not only were these used by the Police but also a lot of official bodies wearing one was seen as a badge of officialness.


This Jitte Weapon is sold singly and are a perfect weight and feel. They come complete with a sword tassle The handle is wrapped it a nylon cord and the shaft is multi-faceted making it Octagonal in shape.  You should never need to buy another one of these as the Jitte Weapon is solidly built and tough. Enjoy your practice.


Advice from the shop on your Jitte Weapon

“Your main trouble with these will be finding an instructor to teach you them. If you all ready have one, hold onto them tight If not you might have to get onto youtube and be prepared to do some driving to weekend seminars.”

Doug Swift – Owner of Enso Martial Arts Shop


Sizing of your of Jitte Weapon

Here are the dimensions of this Jitte Sword Breaker:  

  • Total Length = 40 cm or 15.5”
  • Weight = 400g


If you have any questions about the Jitte Weapon you want to buy feel free to contact us at our shop to discuss it, call (0117) 9425832 or email shop@ensomartialarts.com


Shipping your Jitte Weapon

We have a few different options for posting your items at Enso Martial Arts Shop. Prices vary depending on the overall order, weight, size etc. The checkout page will automatically workout the possible options for you. 

We can send your item(s) in the following ways:

Courier Tracked - Order before 1pm, we can pack and post the same day to be with you the next working day, this is not a weekend service. It is fully tracked and we will send you the tracking number when we process your order.

Hermes - In our experience an extremely slow service, we cannot guarantee it will arrive. It isn't an option on the website for good reason, so if you want this pitiful service and your parcel thrown into a random hedge near your house, if you're lucky, just to save about £2 then simply call us on 0117 942 5832 and we can process your order over the phone. 

UPS Worldwide - For anywhere outside the UK, we can post the same day but delivery times are dependent on the destination. Approximate delivery times are as follows: 

* Europe: 2-3 working days

* USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand: 3-4 working days

* All other destinations: 4-7 working days.



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