Self Defense Batons – A Quick Guide

Self Defense Baton

Add a self-defense baton to the bug-out bag. It is not usually non-lethal, but you can use it if needed for your protection. Also, it can be a walking stick to assist you when walking a short or long distance.

There are many options you can do with a baton. For starters, expect that these days, if you end up in a hand-to-hand altercation, you’re going to be outnumbered at least 3 to 1– maybe even 10 to 1.

You might not be able to count on 9-11 coming to your rescue and getting there fast enough to save your behind.

The Self Defense Baton is A Very Versatile Weapon.

It has many options, and you can use it for distance striking, close combat, as a pressure point device, and as a multi-strike device. In almost any situation, it can come in handy.

You can make them lose consciousness or choke an opponent with the baton by striking specific pressure points on the human body.

The Self Defense Batons also Work Well as A Multi-Strike Weapon.

You can strike with it rapidly on the same spot, using the wrist and torque rotation from the body to increase the force. Each strike will build on the previous strike.

You can find batons in styles that are collapsible or in styles that are not collapsible.

Collapsible Self Defense Batons

The collapsible batons give the advantage of being easy to store and to conceal. You can hook them on a belt buckle or fold them up or even put them into a large pocket or the side pocket of your pack.

Non-Collapsible Self Defense Batons

These are more challenging to carry and conceal. Also, they are much more durable.

Hardcore Hammers Hickory Stick

This is a non-lethal weapon that can help you disarm an assailant. This hardwood baton called a “Hardcore Hammers” stick; measures just over a foot long and weigh about 8 ounces. It’s made from solid hickory and comes with a lifetime guarantee—the stick weighs about ten ounces.

Flip open the bottom for quick deployment and easy use. This compact self-defense item easily fits in your pocket or purse, making it convenient to carry around wherever you go. Slip the lanyard around your wrist or hand for easy carry and, if needed, added security.

ASP Key Defender

  • PERSONAL SAFETY DEVICE: This device is precision machined from aerospace aluminum and solid brass.
  • OC PEPPER SPRAY: 10% oleoresin capsicum (OC) formulation with 2 million Scoville heat units.
  • SMALL SIZE: Holds six 0.5-second bursts, all in 1 compact container.
  • EASY ACCESS: Keep these personal safety devices for women and men in your hand for quick deployment.

Pick something of high quality, with a good weight, plenty of lengths (over 18”), and a friction lock. Hopefully, you’ll never need it. But if you do– you’ll be very glad you have it.

ASP Key Defender

Streetwise Security Guard 24/7 Stun Gun Flashlight

Streetwise Security Guard 24/7 Stun Gun Flashlight
This has a LED light and a stun gun.

A self defense batons – a long, thick stick, usually made of wood used to beat or jab your attacker mercilessly. With different styles and lengths available for purchase, a strong stick makes for a great weapon to have when you’re on the move.

Before heading out, decide whether you want a baton or a club. The baton is longer and can do more damage, but the club is much more lightweight.

The best features to look for are so you don’t injure yourself during storage or usage:

-The comfortability to use and handle – Foam on the handle
-Padded grip
-Strong blade to deliver powerful blows with minimal effort

This length of this baton is perfect for self-defense, providing you a devastating blow while leaving you with enough distance to get away from your attacker.

O-MEGA Titan (Mini S-120)

While a gun is a great weapon, it’s not always the best choice.

O-MEGA Titan (Mini S-120)
15 inches long and weighs 1 lb with the two (2) 9v batteries installed. Two (2) 9v batteries and Custom Belt Holster are included!
Top choice of power companies, animal control agencies, and law enforcement for protection against dog or other animal attacks. Self-defense, security, animal control and peace of mind. Proprietary Pulse Frequency which incapacitates an attacker and can repel an aggressive animal attack.

Self Defense Batons Requires Basic Training

I’ve been carrying a baton for over 15 years. The baton is a self-defense weapon that you’ll want basic training in using before you use it for self-defense. It’s not the kind of tool that you can pick up and use immediately.

While it is practically a weapon, it is not as intuitive in its application as a gun or a knife. Be sure you plan to practice with it before you need possibly use it in a real situation. Once you have some training in using it, you’ll fall in love with its ability to protect you. It sends a clear message in situations where only physical force will get your point across.

Cold Steel Defense Baseball Bat Brooklyn Crusher (92BSS)

Cold Steel Defense Baseball Bat Brooklyn Crusher (92BSS)

  • Nearly indestructible baseball bat, made of durable polypropylene
  • Will never break, rot, crack, splinter, or fade
  • Can be used as competition bat, for batting practice, and even at-home self defense
  • 29-inch length and two-pound, one-ounce weight; durable polypropylene material

Farsler Baseball Bat 25 Inch Aluminum Alloy Thickened Baseball Bat

Farsler Baseball Bat 25 Inch
Excellent for Home Defense and Personal Self-Defense

Wrap Up

The baton is a less-lethal weapon, but it’s useful in making your point and letting someone know they’ve crossed the line. If you don’t have any other weapon with you, then there’s no problem with using a baton– swing that bad boy as hard as you can at their head or legs. The goal is to hit their center of gravity (T12). Take note that not all states allow its use for civilian self-defense.

If you strike someone in the head with a bat or a baton, you will not kill them, but you might break their nose or put out an eye. You’ll temporarily stun them and give yourself time to get away.
The bat or baton is also excellent against an armed assailant. It is worth considering for your survival gear.