The Tora Hanta Katana line is split into 3 series, the Kihon (Basic) series, aimed at those who cut and train at home or those looking to start out. The swords feature a high quality 1060 Clay Tempered blade for excellent strength and have lower cost cord and alloy fittings. The blade on the Kihon series is 2.3 Shaku (70cm) In Length
The Deshi (Student) Series which also feature a 1060 clay tempered blade, though have a higher quality Saya, Iron fittings and silk Sageo and Ito. The blade on the Deshi series is 2.45 Shaku (74.5cm) In Length
And finally the Sensei Series, these Katana feature a Soshu Kitae lamination blade that is traditionally clay tempered. The fittings are made from Iron or Brass and also feature Silk sageo and ito. The blade on the Sensei series is 2.45 Shaku (74.5cm) In Length.