Essentially, a Buckler is a small shield about the size of a large dinner plate. It often accompanied a swordsman as an aid in defense. The Cold Steel training replica is stoutly made and has a thick, sturdy, raised boss to protect the hand, and a rugged handle that will withstand plenty hard of use. Get Medival on someone with the Cold Steel Medieval Buckler. Cold Steel's polypropylene training weapons have been proven to be durable replicas to supplement your training needs.