[QUOTE]Originally posted by raiden16:
i own a wooden traing sword, whats the name for it? i never asked when it was given to me, and on another topic the reverse blade sword is real it was used my those who would not kill, i guess that they could just become a monk, but they still wanted to do something to help. i started a fanfic bout a warrior that fights with a wooden sword if anybody wants to read it[/QUOTE]
If it's a replica of a Japanese sword, they're called boken (Which literally means "wood sword").
As to your fanfic: I can't speak for other Japanese sword arts, but kenjutsu practice is with wooden swords, for safety. As for actual dueling, Miyamoto Musashi (1584?- 1645) actually did this long, long ago.