New Kendama USA Pro Models and Kaizen Kendamas!


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2014 Pro Models:

The 2014 Pro Model Kendamas have been customized to cater to each Pro’s unique style and personality. Each kendama has different engravings, designed by the pros, and cool custom paint jobs. Unlike the Tributized 2013 Pro Models, The 2014 Models use the Kaizen handle shape with traditional style assembly.

Zack yourd:

  • Beech wood Ken W/ Sassafras Tama.
  • Brown tama coated with signature silk translucent paint.
  • Tea leaves, coffee beans & hops engraved into each of the cups.

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Turner Thorne:

  • Beech wood Ken and Tama.
  • Army green tama coated with signature silk paint.
  • Mountain peak design engraved onto rim of big cup.

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Jake Wiens:

  • Beech wood Ken and Tama.
  • Grey tama coated with signature silk paint.
  • Lunar Lander custom printed in big cup.
  • Moon phases engraved around cup rim.

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Colin Sander:

  • Beech wood Ken and Tama.
  • Tri-color tama design for visual tracking, coated with signature silk paint.
  • Custom artwork burned into the handle, cups, and cup rims.

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Alex Smith:

  • Maple wood Ken and Tama.
  • Red tama coated with signature silk paint
  • Canadian maple leaf print on top of the tama
  • 360° maze design around handle

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These Pro’s have spent years innovating play, teaching, promoting, and giving back to the Kendama community. You’ll be glad to know that a portion of every sale goes directly to each pro, and helps them continue to progress and push the sport even further!


Kaizen Kendamas:

KAIZEN is the Japanese philosophy of constant improvement. Kendama USA applied this concept to their production process, aiming to improve every product that they put their name on for these new kendamas.

Each part of the Kaizen Kendama has been meticulously thought out by the Kendama USA team, making enhancements with the future of Kendama play in mind. The result is an affordable, premium Kendama specially crafted for the serious enthusiast.

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The Kaizen Kendama features a 3 piece construction with traditional Japanese style ken assembly. They even updated the Ken shape for precision balance, and the tama bevel has been widened for enhanced play. They intentionally set the starting spike length shorter out of the box which allows the sarado (cross piece on the ken) to settle over time, eventually bringing the spike into an ideal length after a few sessions without going past the “point of no return.”

All these adjustments ensure you are going to get a fantastic playing kendama and if you follow the Kaizen philosophy of constant improvement you will be lacing new tricks in no time!