Thread: Escrima Sticks and the JO
9/26/2007 3:03am, #11
I hate you guys - you always know the best counter-attacks...
9/26/2007 11:35am, #12
- Join Date
- Jul 2005
- Albany, Oregon
- MMA, BJJ, CMD, TKD, FMA
If you're doing actual contact with the sticks, i'd go rattan to avoid injury. If you're just wanting to learn the moves then a dowel or chopped off broomstick would work. Rattan won't splinter or shatter in the same way regular hardwoods will, so you don't end up with a jagged spear just the ends get 'soft'.
Heck, electrical tape and a PVC pipe would work, just watch out for shards (ie, don't hit **** with it ;p).