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  1. A Brief History Of The Jo Staff | Japanese Jujitsu

    […] jo staff is a shorter version of the bo staff, another Japanese weapon. It is said that in the early 1600s, a samurai warrior named Muso […]

  2. lu

    the bo staff can be used after the black belt on the second dan!!

    1. admin

      Hi Lu,

      It depends on the school and syllabus. Most traditional Jujitsu schools will not offer weapons training until Shodan (1st black belt) but every now and again they might allow the kyu belts a taster of Kobudo techniques.

      If you have a passion for the bo, or anything else, then there is nothing stopping you from RESPONSIBLY studying outside of normal lessons.

  3. Andrew

    I have decided to self instruct and need good resources for history and kata… Training books or better the information via internet… Any suggestions?

  4. Vanishing Breed

    My grandson started intensive “Bo” training yesterday and is a green belt in Tae Kwon Do.

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