A bō (棒: ぼう), joong bong (Korean), bang (Chinese) or kun (Okinawan) is a piece of wood of varying lengths staff weapon used in Okinawa. Bō are typically around 1.8 m (71 in) and used in Okinawan martial arts, while being adopted into Japanese arts such particular bōjutsu. Other staff-related weapons are the jō, which is 1.2 m (47 in) long, and the hanbō (half bō, known as tahn bong in Korea), which is 90 cm (35 in) long.

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