This listing is for a Purpleheart Wooden Hanbo Staff. This is an upgrade to a common bamboo or rattan staff. The Hanbo Staff or half staff is a traditional Okinawan wooden self defense weapon used in Kobudo style martial arts. These particular staffs are 36 inches in length. These staffs have a constant diameter of 1,1/4" throughout its length. 1,1/4 is for the heaviest applications or for weight training.
The materials consist of solid Purpleheart wood.
It is finished with several coats of Linseed and Beeswax oil, which causes the purpleheart to have a rich dark purple color. The oil gives it a permanent shine while allowing the users hands to slip effortlessly up and down the staff, which is required for proper technique.
Purpleheart is naturally purple. Making it one of the most beautiful and functional woods in the world for Martial Arts uses.
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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.