The Jo is a wooden staff which, according to legend, was created in the 17th century by the samurai warrior Katsuyoshi after he was defeated with an iron-reinforced Bo against the two bokken of Musashi, the most famous of the samurai. After an inspiring dream Katsuyoshi created this shorter weapon and developed different techniques with which he finally managed to defeat Musashi.
Handmade. Made of high quality beech wood. Straight. Round. Sanded by hand and applied a layer of flax oil. Ideal for Katas work and exercises with contact thanks to its hardness, lightness and durability