Okinawan Style Tonfa c1293 - BlackBeltShop

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Okinawan Style Tonfa c1293

The tonfa (Okinawan: トンファー tonfā, Malay: topang, Chinese: 柺; pinyin: guǎi) also known as tong fa or tuifa, is a melee weapon best known for its role in the armed component of Okinawan martial arts. It consists of a stick with a perpendicular handle attached a third of the way down the length of the stick, and is about 15–20 inches (380–510 mm) long.[1] It was traditionally made from red or white oak and wielded in pairs.[2] The tonfa is believed to have originated in either China or Southeast Asia where it is used in the respective fighting styles. A similar weapon called the Mai sok san is used in Krabi-krabong and tomoi.


  • Ideal for the traditional Kobudo practitioner
  • Ergonomically shaped handles provide exceptional fit
  • Crafted from premium ash wood
  • Sold in pairs

Sizes: 14" with 2-3/4" Grip Area, 17" with 3 inch Grip Area and 19-1/2" with 3-1/2" Grip Area