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Zekken, Nafuda & Name Plate

Iaido & Kendo Zekken

A Zekken (ゼッケン) is a piece of cloth that shows the name, number and/or logo of an athlete in competition. It is also called a Nafuda (name plate). In Kendo, it is also called a "Tare-name" because the Zekken takes the form of a small bag with an elastic at the top that is placed on the center of the Tare. In Iaido, the Zekken is a piece of fabric, that is fixed on the left chest during competitions or demonstrations.

As professionals of embroidery services related to martial arts, we offer embroidered Zekken for both Iaido and Kendo. Our Iaido Zekken can be attached with magic tape as an option, which comes pretty handy if you need multiple Zekken (different Dojo) or if you want to be able to take it off for exams. For Kendo, we offer a double sided Zekken that can be embroidered on both sides, which may be useful too if you practice in different Dojo or if you want a Western and a Japanese version for instance.

To order a Zekken along with an Iaido Jacket, please use the Zekken option that is displayed on the Iaido Jacket product page. The stand alone products below will not be attached to a jacket, even if ordered simultaneously.

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  • Embroidered Kendo Zekken

    ¥3,500 ~ ¥4,500

    Made in Japan
    18 cm x 26 cm
    3 positions in option
    Fabric: Tetron or Cotton or Aizome
    Available in black, white and navy.
    Embroidery available in 18 colors
    Best
    seller
    Made to order: ~5 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Embroidered Iaido Zekken

    ¥2,900 ~ ¥4,400

    Made in Japan
    10 cm x 15 cm
    3 positions in option
    Fabric: Tetron or Cotton
    Available in black, white and navy.
    Embroidery available in 18 colors
    Velcro attachment in option
    Best
    seller
    Made to order: ~5 working days

    No reviews yet
  • Embroidered Kendo Zekken - 2X Sides

    ¥7,000 ~ ¥9,000

    Made in Japan
    Reversible: can be embroidered on both sides
    18 cm x 26 cm
    3 positions in option
    Fabric: Tetron or Cotton or Aizome
    Available in black, white and navy.
    Embroidery available in 18 colors
    Made to order: ~8 working days

    No reviews yet
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