Kubatons also known as Yawara
Bos and pocket sticks are one of the easiest self defense
tools to carry and use.
Unlike the majority of other tools, Kubatons allow you to have them
in your hand in most environments. This makes them easier
to deploy against a spontaneous attack.
The concept is simple; concentration of force over a
small surface area multiplies the impact on the target.
As a rule impact weapons seek bone.
During an altercation some prime targets for striking
with the Kubaton in either the forward
grip (thumb pointing towards the tip) or the hammer
fist (tip protruding from the bottom of the hand) are
the face, side of the head, collar bone, sternum and
back of the hands.
variation of the Kubaton with it’s blunt tip
only amplifies this already awesome tool without cutting
your attacker exposing you to blood born pathogens.
Some schools of thought will advise you to attempt wrist
locks and such that require fine / complex motor skills.
Since fine motor skills deteriorate under stress and
the real world offers less than ideal situations we
advise that you train for and at least initially limit
yourself to immediate and intuitive strikes into the
Another tactic is to hold the Kubaton and swing the keys violently
into the face/eyes in a backhand motion. This is preferred
instead of a roundhouse punch type motion since the
roundhouse is much easier to block.
You will be amazed how fast and accurate you can become
with the Kubaton. Let an Alpha Innovation
Kubaton be the first tool in
your layered personal protection plan!