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Octagonal Sai Daggers

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Product description

  • Mostly regarded as a Okinawan Karate weapon
  • Originally developed in India and Indonesia
  • Made from metal, chrome plated and 21.5 inches long
  • Faux leather wrapping on handle for excellent grip
  • For striking, locking, trapping and blocking


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Octagonal Sai Daggers Description

Sai actually originate from all over Asia including India and Indonesian mainly and are thought to have come to Okinawa and eventually over to Japan, and converted to Jitte for Police use, with the spread of Hinduism and Buddhism. Even though they have come from across Asia they are known today as a Traditional Japanese Kobudo weapon. There aren't many styles train with them these days, although you may find the occasional Karate class or Ninjutsu school teaching technique with Sai.


The Sai Weapon is commonly mistakenly called Sai Daggers as they traditionally are never sharp. The Sai are used much more for striking, locking and blocks. Sai can be gripped in several different ways for different modes of attack and defence.  They have a really good weight to them and as soon as you hold them and feel the weight and balance you immediately understand why they were not used as sharp balded weapon and more as a truncheon. Used for hitting and striking. made from a single piece of metal they are much heavier and substantial than most


These Chrome Octagonal Sai Daggers are sold as a pair, which is the standard use for them, and have a perfect weight for training and feel. The handle is wrapped it a faux leather material and the shaft of the Chrome Octagonal Sai is multi-faceted making it octagonal in shape.  You should never need to buy another pair as these Chrome Octagon Sai are solidly built and tough. Enjoy your practice.


Advice from the shop on your Octagonal Sai Daggers

“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 Octagonal Sai Daggers

Here are the dimensions of this Octagonal Sai Daggers:


  • Total Length = 54cm / 21.5”
  • Shaft Length = 38cm / 15"
  • Handle Length = 13cm / 5"
  • Prong width = 15cm / 6"
  • Prong Length = 7cm / 3"
  • Shaft Diameter = 1.5cm / 0.5"
  • Weight = 775g


If you have any questions about the Octagonal Sai Daggers you want to buy feel free to contact us at our shop to discuss it, call (0117) 9425832 or email [email protected]


Shipping your Chrome Octagonal Sai Daggers

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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