FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 36 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
DaveLoh, gronis, KillerPanda, blackbeltrecog, dirtyberty
22994 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Dobbersky 8
futsaowingchun 6
bassaiguy 2
Antalerico 1
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
Structure and Rooting Test
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:23 AM
Long and Short Tan Sau
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:40 PM
Breaking Structure
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:38 PM
Mirroring Techniques
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:34 PM
Dynamic Chi Sao
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:28 PM
New Association?
by bassaiguy
09/10/15 02:06 PM
Yang 37 Form
by Dobbersky
09/09/15 12:09 PM
by Antalerico
07/02/15 12:54 PM
Shotokan vs Shito Ryu
by John78
04/03/15 09:14 PM
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
Recent Posts
Breaking Structure
by Dobbersky
Today at 11:57 AM
Structure and Rooting Test
by Dobbersky
Today at 11:55 AM
Long and Short Tan Sau
by Dobbersky
Today at 11:53 AM
by Antalerico
09/28/15 09:05 PM
Mirroring Techniques
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:34 PM
Yang 37 Form
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:30 PM
Dynamic Chi Sao
by futsaowingchun
09/24/15 08:28 PM
Shotokan vs Shito Ryu
by Dobbersky
09/17/15 11:48 AM
New Association?
by Dobbersky
09/14/15 09:58 AM
by Dobbersky
09/09/15 11:46 AM
Forum Stats
22994 Members
36 Forums
35632 Topics
432601 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#181968 - 08/28/05 04:15 PM Bladed Sais
chakram lover 32 Offline

Registered: 04/02/05
Posts: 1
does anyone know where to purcase bladed sais
or a good black smith were i can get some made?

Edited by chakram lover 32 (08/28/05 04:17 PM)

#181969 - 08/28/05 11:20 PM Re: Bladed Sais [Re: chakram lover 32]
kenposan Offline

Registered: 08/23/01
Posts: 633
Loc: Columbus, Ohio
The shaft and tines of the sai were used to block, strike and ensnare enemy weapons. The shaft of the weapon was never bladed , which would have made any reversing action in order to strike with the hilt, or block with the shaft, along the forearm, completely impossible. If the sai were used for thrusting to any depth into the enemy's body, because of suction it would be very difficult to withdraw the weapon, which would render it useless. This may be another reason why an extra sai was carried. Many of the weapons kata from the Ryukyu Islands were named after their founder, or their place of origin, and have been passed down to modern times. -Michael Finn, Martial Arts: A Complete Illustrated History, The Overlook Press, 1988

Why would you want bladed Sai?
The angry man will defeat himself in battle, as well as in life. -Samurai maxim

#181970 - 08/31/05 06:43 PM Re: Bladed Sais [Re: kenposan]
oonyuudou Offline

Registered: 08/07/05
Posts: 6
Loc: UK
Although I would agree with Kemposan 100% on his comments on the dangerous nature of flipping a bladed sai, if you look in Fumio Demure's Sai weapon of s-d, there is a picture of a bladed sai. It does look somewhat more like modified combat knife though. I have never seen another anywhere and have to say would never bother anyway. The regular sai can pucture and the damage an octagonal shaft can do to a skull would make it more than capable.

#181971 - 11/03/05 04:25 PM Re: Bladed Sais [Re: oonyuudou]
warrior32 Offline

Registered: 10/31/05
Posts: 8

Bladed sai like the ones in elektra are "pretend weapons"

lets not go there shall we.

i did not get a answer and a court would not see them as pretend weapons, bladed sais are no different then sharp tipped sais, i would rather that you help rather then but into subjects you know nothing about,


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!


Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga