A katana, a traditional Japanese sword.

A weapon is a an object used to inflict damage to another being. Many martial arts include weapon techniques and some are comprised exclusively of such techniques such as Kendo.

Almost any object, such as a rock, pencil, or key can be used as a weapon, as well as purpose-built weapons such as swords, knives, or nunchucka.

Weapons used in martial arts[edit | edit source]

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