This plastic guard is suitable for making or adjusting the Grosses messer. This cross-guard is made for training waisters and is 16 cm wide, 9,7 cm deep and weighs approx. 46 grams. Red Dragon training swords and parts are made for Historical European Martial Arts. The training swords are made of plastics, in some cases RVS parts to make the sword heavier. The blades are made of plastic but are made in order to have a flexibility and toughness similar to normal swords. As a result they are more lifelike than wooden swords or even federschwerter. Our training swords consist of: blade, cross-guard or guard, grip and pommel. Every model has the same tang so every part can be changed in order for you to assemble your own perfect sword.