Although the bo staff is a versatile and commonly found weapon, let’s face it – it’s a big stick. You can paint it, and sprinkle it with kanji-adorned mystisism, but it’s still a big stick.
We’ve put together a collection of bo staff technique videos for you to check out.
Although bo staff spinning isn’t the first things you’ll learn when studying bo staff, it’s certainly one of the more impressive techniques. Like with all elements of Jujitsu however, you’ve got to start off slow and practice hard. I like this video because it’s not out to impress – but it does teach some important, fundamental points to bo staff spinning.
Assuming you’ve watched the first video and come back a couple of weeks later after religiously practising, here’s how to pull off a 360 spin bo staff technique. Expect to clip your ear a few times before you master it 😉
Bo Staff Grip
A great little exercise to develop your bo staff technique – just by repeatedly changing your grip you can build strength, control and balance when spinning the bo staff. This is the unsexy part to getting white hot with the bo staff.
Bo Staff Tricks in Karate
So after a few years of twizzing and twirling, you can stick all your bo staff techniques together in an almight kata, play some thumpy bang-bang music and look damn impressive.
Try Not to Do This…
If you haven’t clocked yourself on the head yet with your bo staff, you obviously haven’t pushed youself past your comfort zone! Get practising and go get all Donatello on your opponents!
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