By Yossi Sheriff
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The 杖, (ג'ו), is a strong wooden staff made from Japanese oak. It is used by many Japanese martial arts, Ninjutsu included, but is seen all over the world and is considered a common weapon.

The length of the Jō can be from 110 cm to 180 cm.


Video of Jō technique in Aikido - Miles Kessler sensei


Video of Jō technique in Shinto Muso Ryu - Shimizu Takaji Sensei


Video of Jō technique in Jogo do Pau - Master Nuno Mota and later master Couto

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