Learn the butterfly spin bo staff trick. Once you have the technique down, the butterfly spin can be used as a drill to build speed and forearm strength.
The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Spin | Tricks | Speed
This partner drill is a ton of fun and allows students to focus on individual parts of the release technique. After using it as a drill, you can turn it into a game with some friendly competition to see which team can catch the most releases.
The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Release | Tric...
The circus is an advanced bo staff trick that can be upgraded by tapping the bo back to you after it slides off the shoulder. This drill will help you understand the timing and placement of that tap.
The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Tricks | Roll | Release
This breakdown of the figure 8 uses the "ice cream" analogy to effectively teach the proper motion to students of all ages. Analogous teaching is a very powerful tool to becoming a better instructor.
The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Spin | Trick | Teaching