This listing is for an octagonal construction Hickory short bo or jo staffs. The length of this particular staff is 54" Its width from flat surface to opposite flat surface is 1 and 1/8 inch. Please see the variations to find out what lengths are available.
These staffs are made with laminated construction which increases strength, straightness and durability
Staffs are traditional Okinawan training tools used in Kobudo style martial arts.
The octagonal style design feels EXTREMELY natural in the hands and is the ultimate for outdoor use staff... they feels more solid when gripping. It is preferred by many martial artists because of this quality of the surfaces and is excellent for wilderness hiking for the same reason. They are also excellent for kata and strength training in the martial arts.
Hickory is the hardest available North American wood. Hickory prevents this bow from having almost any wobble or flex, and has a great sturdy feel.
It is finished with several coats of Linseed and Beeswax oil, which gives it a permanent shine and protective layer while allowing the users hands to slip effortlessly up and down the staff, which is required for proper technique.
*Most of our items are made to order so please allow 1-2 weeks for completion. If you are buying more then 4 items, I would suggest please contacting by our e-mail below first to confirm the availability of supplies and delivery time for you.
The shipping cost for Jo Staffs, Hanbo, and Tanbo is $17.95. We ship USPS priority mail. Tracking is included. For multiple staffs we combine shipping costs in one package.
DISCLAIMER: The user assumes and accepts any and all risks and responsibilities in handling any purchased staffs. To maximize safety please adhere to each of the following rules. -ALWAYS inspect each staff carefully, before and after each use. -ALWAYS use proper safety equipment and precautions when handling any staff with regards to yourself and others. -ALWAYS administer proper care and diligence in storing and maintaining your staff.