Most training swords in the old time were made of wood. The main drawback of wooden swords is that they may break or split, and hurt the wearer or his opponent with splinters.
This training one and a half sword is made of a polymeric material, by Coldsteel, and does not have this drawback. It is also waterproof.
Polypropylene, 112cm (blade 86cm), blade 2,5cm thick, 900g.