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   Bôjutsu translated from Japanese as "staff technique", is the martial art of using a staff weapon called bô which simply means "stick". Staves are perhaps one of the earliest weapons used by man. They have been in use for thousands of years in Eastern Asia. Some techniques involve slashing, swinging, and stabbing with the staff.


This is a very brief introduction, but it should hopefully let you have a basic understanding.

Stances:



















Clock Sweep:
When your being attacked Swing your staff in a full circle, then strike quickly.

Trip:
Quickly strike with a slash, Onto the middle of the shins, Causing them to quickly get a shock, And leave you for a good 5 seconds to attack.

Stab
:
Grab near the end of the pole and then your other hand 12 inches ahead of it, Stab quickly and straight to the solar plesus up.

Slash:
Its when you slash your bo as hard as you can into the Shoulder