Kaith Rustaz said:I'm looking for a sword patch for a uniform, preferably a katana. I've looked at several patch places, and haven't had any luck. Also, something with the kanji for sword would also work.
The kanji I believe is this one:
Bester said:What is the big deal with patches, etc?
I've been in schools where everyone looks like they just bought em, and others where they had stars and flags, and embroidery, etc. etc.
I think it depends on what one is trying to present.
One doesn't fight in their dress blues (with all the medals, etc), but one doesn't wear their combat BDUs into a fine diner either.
Neither is the military.Saitama Steve said:Because martial arts aren't the eagle scouts. That's why.
Not all arts are Japanese.Classical Japanese martial arts do not make use of them either. At a demonstration you'll only see family crests on montsuki and that's it. There is no room for that kind of silliness in koryu.