Nice looking canes @Alan0354
I do not know the specific weight you are wanting to know, sorry. I think by far the more important metric is grip comfort. Find a cane that fits length wise for you and feels good to your hand, then get two of them. One to train with and one for the town...
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Quick question, do you need the cane for support and aid- or - are you just interested in learning how to use and to carry for self-defense?
If you like working with wood, metal, and your hands then it is often pleasurable to make your own stick out of...
Have you reached out to Kevin? That is his organization and curriculum and he might have a list of locals interested in his work close to you that would be open for training. Lots of Systema folks around that area and I am sure that the combat Systema crowd must also be around. Good luck.
In my opinion, when people use wrong terms, it makes them appear ignorant, when they deliberately use the wrong terms it makes any point they are attempting to make look ignorant. When they deliberately use misleading and emotional terms, it proves their opinion ignorant, weak, and often wrong...
@jks9199 Kris Wilder and Marc had a nice long discussion (as they are want to do) that covered info on the book and different things going on. It is worth a listen. Multiple parts.
"Animal” MacYoung – Group Attack II ! - Stickman Publications, Martial Arts Podcast
Dan is a good guy. Was able to train with him a bit during his Systema exploration. He is an experienced martial artist and gymnast. I enjoy his books and liked the movie. He had a cameo in the movie. Enjoy the read.
I just ordered Kris Wilder and Lawrence Kane's 'Sun-Tzu- Said'. Kris and Lawerence Slashed Sun Tzu and the kindle version is only $2.99 until Sept 1, 2020. over 700 pages.
I can recommend training with Gene Smithson without any reservations. His school is Austin Systema and Tai Chi Chuan.
Austin Systema & Tai Chi Chuan - Martial Arts North Austin
Systema Austin Martial Arts Instructor Gene Smithson
@geezer, two of the cell phone classes we sometimes ran that you might adapt to your use. The students always appreciated both. One was drilling with a cell phone in your hand (older broken or not usable phones) that could be used if wished or protected also if wished. It was always interesting...