This Kote is perfect for any beginner that wishes additional shielding, but also for advanced Kendokas that train as Motodashi and use their forearm to parry blows. The extra padding is then welcomed.
This Kote is made out of indigo dyed cowhide and cotton at the #8800 quality. The hand surface is made out of japanese deer skin. It is filled with a mixture of deer wool and cotton to increase the strength of this Kote.The back of the hand of the Kote is padded through double Namako, to reduce the impact when hit, and makes the Kote still flexible. Over the forearm, near the hand flexor, is specially strengthened.