The mengane (the metal faceguard on the men) has no design extravaganza, but it carries the critical task of protecting the face – obviously a fatal spot. The thick vertical piece that runs through the mengane is called the mune(棟), and the many pieces running horizontally through the to are Read More
The IBB Titanium Mengane features an all titanium construction which uses the I.B.B Technology in which the base-ring, center vertical spine, and horizontal bars are all thicker than in a Standard All-Titanium Mengane. The greater thicknesses of the materials, and in particular, the greater cross-sectional area at the points where Read More
Titanium is a lightweight metal with strength comparable to steel. It’s also known for being highly corrosion-resistant, making it an ideal material for the Mengane. The standard All-Titanium Mengane is recommended for adults engaging in regular practice, or any practitioners performing at the national team level.