The Benchmade 176T SOCP Dagger is a Greg Thompson design. He is the creator of the Special Operations Combatives Program (SOCP) and has years of training and experience to draw from. This Trainer dagger has dull edges for safe practice, but matches the design of the regular knife. It is made from 440C stainless steel with a red finish. This Benchmade SOCP Dagger Trainer is a great option from the Benchmade SOCP SeriesThe 176T SOCP does not include a sheath.