Day 10,014: The PVC Dragon Staff

Today I decided to start pursuing my interest in the dragon staff. I got interested in the dragon staff ever since I joined that fire jam in Oakland a couple of weeks ago.

In case you don't know what a dragon staff is, here's a little video to show you what it's all about:

A dragon staff though isn't cheap. Dragon staffs can range up to $450 if you want a high quality one. I decided, instead of putting a lot of money up front on something I may potentially not like, to build a low-fidelity dragon staff and practice with it to see if it's something I'd want to invest more in.

I ended up building my dragon staff out of PVC pipes from a local hardware store. It might not look sexy, but, hey, check out how much it cost me:

That's right. It cost me $12 to build my dragon staff. And here it is:

I know it's not the most sexy, but I can decorate so I don't look like a plumber when I am walking around with it. I'll be using it for a bit and, if I like it, I'll invest in a nicer staff. I started learning today with some good progress! Here's the forward roll that I just learned:

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