some western quarterstaff links



some western quarterstaff URLs:

---Manuals--- great stick1.htm

The Great Stick - a chapter from Captain Alfred Hutton's "Cold Steel" (1889)

"Quarterstaff:A Practical Manual" by Thomas A. McCarthy (1883)

The Quarterstaff - a chapter from "Broadsword and Singlestick" (1898)

Singlestick - a chapter from "Broadsword and Singlestick" by R.G. Allanson-Winn and C. Phillipps-Wolley (1898)


"A Grand Assault at Arms" by Tony Wolf (2001)

"The Manly Art of Quarter-Staff" by Tony Wolf (2002)

A Brief History of the Quarterstaff by Frank Docherty (2001)

Interview of Frank Docherty done by Hao Wong

Black Belt magazine has an article

---Retailers and craftspeople---

Cavalier Leatherworks Singlesticks - fine leather basket hilts

Purpleheart Armory - a great selection of singlesticks


a UK org with some vidclips

---WSFF member schools, clubs and associations---

The Tri-Cities Academy of the Sword - including classical sabre, singlestick and Great Stick instruction

---Other forms of European stick fencing---

Juego del Palo - Stick fencing of the Canary Islands


Thanks a lot Stickgrappler! Ahh, the quarterstaff; my first intorduction to the martail arts. Brings back memories of training in the boy scouts! :asian: Ami Tou Fou: Sincerely, In Humility; Chiduce!

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