Karate

Tonfa (Tunfa): Weapon of Versatility

Among the ancient kobudo weapons of Okinawa, the bo and nunchaku have attained the most popularity. Despite that, the tonfa (tunfa, tuifa, etc) has maintained a small but loyal following of practitioners. The reason why is the dynamic versatility that the weapon allows. If you’re wondering where the tonfa came from or what it looks like, [...]