The Shaolin Monk Spade is a famous weapon of Shaolin Temple.
Though it did serve to protect the wielder on journeys, its secondary use was to fulfill the monk’s religious responsibility to the dead by burying them.
* Due to its fan-like shape, the Monk Spade performed ably as a shovel for digging, hence its name.
* The monk spade is comprised of two cold-rolled, chrome-plated steel heads affixed to a brown wooden shaft .
* The stainless steel handle version is much lighter then any other monk spade great for competitons .
Size & Weight:
Both Monk Spades Approximately 73 in. overall
* Monk Spade with Stainless Steel Handle 3.90 lbs.
* Monk Spade with Wood Handle 4.5 lbs.