TINBE- is one of the superior weapons, studied after obtaining black belt.
The Tinbe- is a shield, traditionally woven rattan, tortoise shell (rare) or commonly aluminum. It is wrapped around the left arm.
The free hand holds a Banto, machete used in Okinawa forests.
The shield as machetes can be used to block or attack.
Among the techniques used: a roll to escape or to surprise the opponent and attack under his belly.
Tinbe- no kata