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Impact Grade Hickory singlestick with handmade wax hardened hilt.
This is a historically based design that we have been handmaking for years. We use on the thickest leather we can find. These have been used by the most serious HEMA fencers and even used of a few episode of the TV series "Elementary".
The rattan is light and is will absorb impact. These are typically used for more intense bouting and those wanting quicker blade work. Orders for 3/4 inch rattan will be have a tolerance of 1/16" plus or minus on the thickness. Includes leather hand-guard.
Stryker hilt: A new material and design that we developed for group purchases. The material is flexible enough so it does not damage sticks upon impact. The design is large enough for a gloved hand.

The rattan is light and is will absorb impact. These are typically used for more intense bouting and those wanting quicker blade work. Orders for 3/4 inch rattan will be have a tolerance of 1/16" plus or minus on the thickness.
Stryker hilt: A new material and design that we developed for group purchases. The material is flexible enough so it does not damage sticks upon impact. The design is large enough for a gloved hand.

The hickory is stronger and will give a more sword blade simulator. It hits harder so more supervision and protection is required.
Handmade wax hardened leather singlestick basket hilt
Stryker hilt: A new material and design that we developed for group purchases. The material is flexible enough so it does not damage sticks upon impact. The design is large enough for a gloved hand.

Comes with a 3/4" hole so you can adjust and add your own shaft.
Academy of Historical Arts Study Guide Series:
Scottish Broadsword and British Singlestick
by Keith Farrell
Paperback


This book is an introduction to the history, use and context of the Scottish basket-hilted broadsword. As part of the Academy of Historical Arts Study Guide series, it is intended to serve as a study guide for practitioners of historical fencing who work with this weapon, or who would like to begin learning its style. Instructors will also find it helpful as it provides plenty of contextual information to use for illustrating lessons, and anecdotes to help students engage with the system.

Contained within is all the information required for self-study of two fascinating disciplines, Scottish broadsword and British singlestick, with salient points for study for people who do not have the luxury of regular access to a teacher. For practitioners who do receive regular tuition, this book will not replace input from your teacher, but will instead supplement it and offer a greater awareness and understanding of the context of the art that you study.

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Broadsword and Singlestick with Chapters on Quarter-Staff, Bayonet, Cudgel, Shillalah, Walking-Stick, Umbrella, and Other Weapons of Self-Defense
by RC Allanson-Winn and C Phillipps-Woolley
Paperback


Published in England in 1890, this fascinating book may be one of the earliest ever to discuss the use of everyday items as weapons of self-defense for, in the words of the authors, "those 'tight places' where men care nothing for rules, but only want to make the most out of that weapon which the chance of the moment has put into their hands." It contains many useful insights into effective training in armed combat and how such training relates to real-world self-defense. A must-read for anyone interested in the arts of stick work, swordplay or the no-holds-barred use of any convenient weapon, "whether he has in his hand a single stick, a cutlass, or the leg of an old chair."

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Grand Baton
Price: $19.99
The rattan is light and is will absorb impact. We select the best and only send out the sizes that meet our specs. Rattan is apx. 3/4" x 55" long.
As they say, 'nothing beats a good piece of hickory' and this is what he
was talking about.  Hickory has a more sword-like feel to it.  Its
impact grade hickory that will last a long time.  Hand oiled and sanded
smooth.
All sticks include a cross pin to reinforce the basket.