The Impact Weapons Combatives curriculum deals with the use of batons, sticks, staves, canes, poles, etc. The objective being for the student to effectively any impact weapon effectively as a self defense/combat tool in a variety of scenarios. The material is drawn from a variety of martial arts originating in the pacific rim.
"If you want to learn more about the use of impact weapons, this is the course for you. It is developed for the seamless application of all single-handed and double-handed grip, impact weapon tactics in all ranges of standing, kneeling, and ground fighting, close quarter combat. Force Necessary: Stick! instructs the entire spectrum of conflict from concealed ambush and visual presence, blocks, attacks, crowd control on through to deadly force as legally needed."-Hock Hochheim