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Aikido Staff

The jo, a short staff, is also a weapon central to the study of aikido. A practical weapon, it is easy to obtain, it can be used as a walking stick and in application it contains the characteristics of  sword, spear and staff.

This introductory course covers:

-       Basic Staff thrusts and strikes

-       Staff spinning and grip changes

-       4 solo attack and defense sequences

-       Basic aikido techniques countering staff thrusts

The course is downloaded in 3 increments, each increment followed by an evaluation.