50" Sof-staff, two handed Jo short staff. 1/2" CPVC reinforced w/ fiberglass w/ 6" hollow at the ends. Choose 1/4" foam for staff training and light sparring. Choose 1/2" foam for serious mid range staff sparring. All staffs have 1" high density foam at the tips for aggressive thrusting!
The Aikido folks like the Jo a lot, and it is always used in their training.