Our Iwate Workshop is responsible for some of our best pieces of bogu, the experienced craftsmen working their specialize in making fantastic kote that have proven popular with practitioners all over Japan and the world. In particular we get many requests for customization and specific styles from Sensei and elite practitioners. In fact our Wakon Tomoe Kote began as a customized piece for Yamamoto Mariko Senshu which she used when she won the All Japan kendo Championships.
You can also design your own kote for our Iwate workshop to bring to life. Choose from a range of basic specifications and then fine tune the design and materials to create your perfect pair of kote. We can even apply your own designs and customize the inner lining to create a truly unique pair of kote that are exactly right for you.