What is Buugeng?The word "Buugeng" is derived from Japanese and is a combination of two words:
Buu – martial art
Geng – illusion
With a Combination of these two meanings this describes exactly what it is and what they are used for. The history of this staff type is around 30 years old.
What benefits does a padded grip have over Leather or rubber grips?Manufactured with a soft padded grip style handle making for an extremely comfortable and durable Contact handle design. This material has benefits over rubber or leather (which can become slippery when fuel or moisture transfer to the handle). Foam handles can soak up fuel and become a fire hazard and also deteriorates faster as a result. Some silicone designed handles can also become slippery with fuel and when dry can sometimes grip to much and pinch the skin or catch hairs on the body with certain contact routines making for an uncomfortable spinning experience.
Can I travel overseas with my fire staff?In most cases if the fire staff has been used a lot of customs agencies over the world would not allow this through due to the fuel residue or soot left on the wicks. You can remove the wicks if you wish.
What benefits come from spinning staffs?Spinning a staff helps with, co-ordination, Stress (its relaxing), It teaches concentration, patience, timing, tracking skills, gross and fine motor skills
As well as the social and creative elements of spinning with your friends.