Wood Staff in Mediterranean Hack-berry Tree (Celtis australis), for the practice of Jogo do Pau.
Sanded in length and rounded edges, with approximately 145cm
Delivery time dependent on existing stock. Other dimensions on request.
The Mediterranean Hack-berry Tree is a native Portuguese species, traditionally cut in January in areas of great water in the central, north interior regions. The choice for these staffs for combat and training of Jogo do Pau | Esgrima Lusitana, focuses on the balance between its high resistance and flexibility, which makes them the best wood for the practice of our martial art, absorbing much of the energy generated by the strokes before pass most of the energy to the arms of the athlete.
Today this tree is mainly used as an urban garden / city streets, because it has good resistance to pollution, but traditionally it was used for agricultural machinery that was subjected to great efforts, such as ox cars, etc.
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