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"Replacing" the hook would require custom metal work. Take a file and round it over; that should be more than sufficient. Replacing the handle should be trivial; measure the diameter reasonably closely, sand or lathe it down if it's oversized. Wood choice should be something that matches the flexibility you're looking for, e.g., oak for something stiff and ...


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When I bought my wooden Jian from Tigersden, it came with a very detailed instructions on how to treat them, so that it would increase their lifetime and durability. In a nutshell there are two main methods that are slightly different, but both should yield good results. Both rely on applying oil to the wood. Teak or linseed oil was suggested by the Graham ...


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The most recent reference I've found, from 2007, indicates that tinted sunglasses may indeed block the effect, although it seems like the disorientation effect may still be effective.


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When I was doing Doce Pares Escrima several years ago, I ran into the same problem. I used cloth athletic/medical tape to cover up the blistered areas to give them a chance to heal and at one point, when I found that it was a particular part of the stick rubbing up against my hand (an area where the lacquer had gotten roughed up from impact, actually), I put ...


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Blisters can happen initially. I think it happens to everyone new to stick fighting. It's nothing to be too worried about. It probably just means you were over-eager in your training and went too hard or too long. No big deal. It can also happen if you don't train regularly. Like if you just go once a week, your hand never gets used to it, so you get ...



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