This is a Taiwanese wood practice sword. A tsuba is supplied with this practice sword. The Taiwanese Bokken has a length of 102 cm and this practice sword has a flattened top.
Bokkens are designed to limit the damage caused by fighting with real swords. They were also used for the training of samurai warriors in feudal Japan. Eventually, the Bokken itself became a deadly weapon in the hands of trained experts.
Today, Bokkens are still used in the practice of various martial arts. For example, think of: kobudo, ninjitsu, kenjitsu, kendo and aikido. A Bokken is very personal, the balance point and stability are two important parts on which a Bokken is selected.