In this download, you will learn the ICSA Level 4 requirements for offensive stick use. Stick, is among the most ancient and ubiquitous weapons in the world. It can take many forms from tactical batons, to umbrellas, canes, and a host of found objects. Sticks amplify range and multiply speed and provide a tremendous advantage in close quarter fighting. Sticks also play a huge role in improving our understanding of our own movement and in refining our overall biomechanics as an extension of our fundamental joint mobility, while strengthening our bodies for all aspects of combat. Finally, due to its similarity to sword and whip movements, stick offers us a gateway to understanding the traditional roots of the Russian martial arts, allowing us to explore and distinguish between what has simply been embedded into tradition versus what is relevant and practical today.