Southern wax wood Bo Staff 南棍
Flexible for traditional wushu training. Tapper wood, thinner on top. The Bo or wooden stick is called the "father of all equipments" meaning all other equipments were developed from it. Among the most commonly used are chopping, swinging, jabbing, hanging, jumping, leaping, smashing, pointing, blocking, sheltering, holding, piercing, floating, carrying, poking, and lifting.
The Shaolin cudgel is made up of a white wax wood. That only grows in Northern China. This wood is used because of the flexibility and spring-like quality.
- Top diameter is 1 inch
- Bottom diameter is 1.6-1.8 inches
- Weighs about 2.4 pounds
- Length: 72", 74", 78", 84"