The Wushu Competition Staff is carbon-fiber, the latest technology in durable yet flexible materials, designed specifically reproduce the qualities of traditional waxwood, yet standardized for fair competition. These weapons are light, yet sturdy with a balance that's ideal for competition or every day practice. The international governing body for Chinese Martial Arts competition, the International Wushu Federation (IWuF), has established standards for weapons in competition. This line of Competition Weapons meets those standards. Comes in multiple sizes for a perfect fit.