Wooden Weapon - 54'' Hardwood Jo #25-54
This jo staff is heavyweight, high quality timber, just as was the tradition. In the history of using short staff techniques, almost no one in the world went down to home depot for a dowel rod. Why have you been settling for a dowel rod then? Get a good quality jo staff and you will notice a different in the spirit of your movements. It's a powerful, deadly weapon - not some stick you found in the woods.
The finish helps prevent splinters as you practice allowing for smooth sliding techniques. It's about 1 inch in diameter.