Featuring George Alexander, 9th Degree Black Belt.
The Bo is one of the foremost traditional arms in Okinawa's arsenal of Kobudo weapons. The Bo is a six-foot wooden staff and is probably "the oldest weapon known to man other than a flung rock." This video teaches the basics as well as many advanced techniques, It explores the Chikin (Tsuken) Bo Kata from Nishihara village dating back to the 1800s. The kata shos many dynamic movements and other fighting applications. This kata is a requirement to reach black belt in the art of Okinawan weapons sanctioned by the International Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Federation.