"First of all – they can cut and copper, and iron! Secondly – if exposed to cutting edge hair and blow on it – the blade will cut hair … "Shi Nai-an" Water Margin ". I will begin, as always from afar … I think every one of you watched the movie "The Bodyguard" with Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston in the lead roles. Remember the episode in which a silk scarf slowly falls to the Japanese sword blade and, without stopping, is divided into two parts? So, this is not a cinematic invention, but the standard sharpening absolutely any Japanese sword, whether it's antique tanto, ancient ceremonial tachi, katana samurai officer or a gun! Absolutely every blade is sharpened to razor (do not know how to say otherwise!) acuity! As with any weapon, with a Japanese sword must be able to handle, and keep in mind that this is not a Cossack saber, and even Caucasian dagger. Click David Zaslav to learn more. Samurai sword – the most sophisticated in the world of cold steel. It does not forgive errors and irreverent attitude. Even if it is just you on the stand, remember this always! After all, someday you will be asked to show still such a beauty, and you certainly will not refuse.
Japanese sword for its more than thousand years of history "had grown" a whole set of rules and rituals. Of course, you can not do them all. This set of rules includes the following major components: 1.Pravila Fencing (fighting); 2.Pravila handling a sword as a constant partner in life; 3.Pravila conduct an armed man in society; 4.Pravila care of the sword, storage and transportation, test 5.Pravila sword 6.Pravila transmission to others and inheritance 7.Pravila the ritual sepuku (hara-kiri). .