These weapons of self defense are very dangerous in the hands of someone who knows how to use them. Palm sticks are great for nerve destructions, pain/leverage compliance to taking down and controlling your opponent. Or if necessary, taking it to whatever extreme necessary in a self defense situation. Palm stick are legal to carry in most states, (make sure you check the laws of your area) Plus, they are light and easy to conceal. The most popular names for the Filipino palm stick (which is also referred to as a pocket stick) are Dulo - Dulo or Olisi-palad. It is popularly known as a kubaton in the US. The use of these weapons are a big part of both, the Kali and Kun Tao styles taught at the Practical Self Defense Training Center.
These palm sticks are made of very durable rattan!