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A look at some precision cut steel tanto kata based on historical japanese swords from 1200s-1500s…order a set of kata here.
A kata is a pattern or form used for appreciation, study, or for reference. The exercise of accurately making kata based on the work of historical smiths is an excellent way to train the eyes, mind, and body to create proper tanto forms. Learn about making kata.