Classic Fire Sword
The Classic Fire Sword is the essential fire sword for a look and feel most similar to a traditional sword! This swords blade to handle proportions are designed to be comfortable for spinning while also keeping the classic “sword” look. The Classic Fire Sword is best suited for swinging style moves as opposed to contact moves. This sword produces a huge flame, impressive even to large audiences!
The core of the Fire Sword is a 0.5″ fiberglass rod. The handles start with a 1.5″ wooden ball knob followed by a soft spongy EPDM grip. A silicone heat resistant disc acts as a shield to protect your hands and arms from the flames. The tip of the blade is wrapped with reinforced Kevlar wick to protect from abrasion. If this part is damaged, we recommend you don’t use the sword until it’s replaced as this part is much easier to repair.
Classic Fire Sword Specifications
- Total Length: 35.5″ (90 cm)
- Length of Kevlar Section: 24″ (60 cm)
- Total Weight: 12.5 oz (355 g)
- Core: 10 mm Fiberglass Rod
- Grip: Soft EPDM Grip
- Silicone Disk protection between Kevlar and handle.
- Have cooling down breaks and stops. Too much heat breaks the fiberglass!
- Do not hit each other, only dance, throw or imitate the fight.
- Do not keep the swords downwards continuously.
- Don’t put it on the ground while burning.
- Use lower heat level liquids like paraffin, lamp oil or barbecue oil. Do not use white spirit or benzene.
Fire Safety Tips
Before you begin practicing fire spinning please be prepared and confident. Most importantly, so nobody gets injured, wear tighter fitting clothes and never burn alone! Please review the Home of Poi Fire Safety Guidelines for detailed information on fuels, safety procedures and basic first aid for burns.
Spinning fire in public spaces can be dangerous, and you are responsible for any and all damage to property and injury to yourself and others. The North American Fire Arts Association has resources for fire artists including safety, insurance and guidelines for obtaining fire permits.