The Cane Chronicles

On this page you will find many interesting articles and essays about the cane and its "brethern" authored by a wide variety of journalists, professionals, martial artists and folks with an interesting story about their relationship with the cane. We present them in PDF format so you can either read them online, or download the complete piece.

If you would like to submit an article or story for inclusion into the Cane Chronicles, please contact us; we would love to hear from you!

Self-Defense and More

by Dr. Brian Salinas

US Fencing Champion and Canemaster Dr. Brian Salinas has written a wonderful paper on the Baby Boomer generation and the application of the American Cane System as a means of exercise as well as self-defense for this group of folks.

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Practical Cane Self Defense and Exercise for Travelers

by Michael Patterson

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A Tool of History, A Weapon for the Present

by Stephen F. Baker

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The Mini Cane

by Stephen F. Baker

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Cane Self Defense in Africa

a real life account by Michael Alexander

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Why the American Cane System and Cane-Fu Works Well inSelf Defense:

Physiological Changes and the Power of Gross Motor Skills

by Amaury Murgado

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An Interview of Grand Master Mark Shuey, Sr.

by Canemaster Chris Bird

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