The kendama originates from early 18th century Japan. Players hold the ‘ken’ and perform tricks catching and tossing the ‘tama’ (ball). Kendamas are quickly becoming a staple for us at Duncan, and we are sure you’ll find one you love!

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Duncan Grove Kendama with pink and yellow tama

Price: $19.99
Availability: Out of Stock
Item #: 3860KE -

The Groove™ Kendama is the newest innovation in kendama play! The Groove Kendama is the first of its kind. The tama is crafted with a yo-yo-like string groove & a groove in the handle, allowing you to land the tama on and off the string, opening up a whole new dimension of tricks! Precisely-placed silicone stickers in the cups add even more playability, providing extra grip for balance tricks and ease of use.

Duncan Komdo kendama

Price: $18.70
Availability: Out of Stock
Item #: 3840KE -

The classic Japanese skill toy meets modern innovation. Each Komodo™ Kendama is constructed from high quality, durable beechwood. The surface of the tama (ball) is perfectly coated with a high quality, glossy paint designed to withstand extended play without chipping. Perfect for any skill level, the Komodo is easy to learn and exciting to master.

Duncan Maple Drop Kendama with Blue Tama

Price: $24.99
Availability: Out of Stock
Item #: 3870KE -

The all-new Maple Drop™ kendama is elegantly crafted from strong, durable maple wood, offering flawless balance and the perfect texture for advanced level tricks. Professional kendama players designed each detail of the cups, spike, and tama, offering precise weight distribution for “lunars,” “lighthouses” and other balance tricks. The Maple Drop™ is Duncan®’s highest performance kendama.

Red and clear Duncan Torch kendama

Price: $14.50
Availability: In Stock
Item #: 3865KE -

The Torch™ Light-Up brilliantly illuminates the entire kendama! Both the base and the kendama are fitted with bright lights for gorgeous play. Every Torch is molded from high impact plastic designed to withstand plenty of use. After molding, each of the Torch’s cups is surrounded with a soft silicone ring that offers easy, cushioned landings for the ball, perfect for the beginner. Also fit for a pro, the silicone rings can be easily removed as skill progresses.

Duncan Venom kendama with purple tama

Price: $19.99
Availability: In Stock
Item #: 3850KE -

The Venom™ Kendama takes the craftsmanship of the Komodo & steps it up to the next level. Rubberized paint is added to the tama, adding tactility, grip, and ease of use during the most difficult tricks. The Venom is our highest performing kendama and is suitable for any skill level.